On internet, entertainment, artificial intelligence and building not-so-much-believable artificial agents.
Doesn't matter if you are a teacher, scientist, journalist, businessman, NGO representative, or logistics company CEO. From time to time, you deal with difficult topics which are hard to explain to others. But how to make it understandable for many people, if you want to avoid long readings?
Jonáš Gruska studied at Institute of Sonology in The Hague (Netherlands) and at Music Academy in Cracow (Poland). His main focus are chaotic rhythms, exploration of psychoacoustic properties of sound and field recording.
Marcin Ignac, a polish living in UK, often finds beauty and inspiration in structures of biological organisms, in patterns emerging from data and complexity of computer algorithms. On 11.10.2016 he will have a presentation in Bratislava at Krakatoa - talk club.
Reaktiv is an artist group that creates interactive installations for museums, theatre and advertisement. It was founded in 2012 by Rene Beekman and Albena Baeva. Now, Rene comes to Bratislava to talk about his journey and what it means to be an intermedia artist in Bulgaria.
What is art? A fundamental question. For us, art is a kind of communication channel, letting artist on one side and his/her observers on the other side communicate thru all of 5 human senses. Art is not only about conserving beauty in time, but also about creation and destruction in the name of interaction – a specific talk - between artists and audience.
A short gallery showing how particles, artificial little creatures and a simulated ecosystem handled a little dog.
It was just a month ago, April 2016, when we remembered the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster; a destructive explosion after a power failure experiment planned in the Unit 4. Together with Greenpeace Slovakia, we tried to help people understand the scale of the impact.
Day set, plan created, girls invited and Progressbar cleaned up! We were ready to start The Girl´s Day in IT event created by Slovak organization Aj ty v IT. The 28th of April had come and we were ready to host 20 brave girls from more than 3 different Slovak high schools. Some of them took the long journey and came to visit us even from the eastern part of our republic! We had really appreciated this fact and were even more excited about the day.
Ian Hatcher is a text/sound/code/performance artist/poet whose work addresses human cognition in the context of digital systems with his language, memory and the body. We are very pleased that he has found some time to visit us on our Kratakoa - talk club in April and here is a little interview with him. Enjoy!
The idea of Sklizeno in Bratislava is not only about purchasing quality food and groceries, but also about creating a community, friendship and a place where everybody is welcomed and could feel comfortable. Mladý pes was there when it all has started, admitting a special part in helping to build up this interesting ‘pit’ of little joys.
Meet Krystof Pesek, successful university lecturer and a graduate of Center for audiovisual studies of FAMU. Krystof's work lies somewhere among computer art, generative. Enjoy our short interview with him.
Florian Schütz is a cultural anthropologist and historian. While video games might sound as a strange tool in research on myths, legends and fairytales, Florian can see the connection. Find out more in our interview.
I am really excited and proud to introduce you a little bit of our new videogame Freude Quest, which we are creating for Goethe-Institut in Bratislava. Let me tell you the story behind it.