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Thoughts and observations on cultural trends and creative practices are collected. Authors are invited to write in-depth articles and commentaries, as well as accounts and reviews of cultural experimentation.
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What can we summon from the “Re” standpoint? On the polyphonic scene and reenactment strategy of “Re: Play”
Re: Play proposes a Benjaminist issue for us to consider: If “live scene” is the battlefield to write history, then every past that cannot reconcile with itself is in danger of disappearing forever.
DATE2021.06.04
Re: PlayLive Artcuratorial practices
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How Art Communities Dance with COVID-19
Looking back on major art festivals, exhibitions, and events relevant to Bio Art over the past year, it is amazing to see ways in which the existence of this “viral” organism has catalyzed a plethora of new human experiences.
DATE2021.06.02
COVID-19Bio Artart community
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More Than Live Art—Re: Play
Live art forms the basis of Re: Play with works by 16 artists that combine behaviors, dances, plays, sounds, music, videos, lecture performances and workshops, breaking through conventional narrative forms and overthrowing existing knowledge.
DATE2020.10.19
Re: PlayArchivesLive Artbody
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It's about Experiencing: The 7th Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition—ANIMA
The 7th TIVA-ANIMA is not about attracting attention through advanced technologies or resplendent and interactive images. Moreover, its intention is not to respond to the question of what an image is or the definition of image either.
DATE2020.10.14
ANIMATaiwan International Video Art Exhibitionvideo
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Virus, State of Exception, and Precarity: Reflections on the Contemporary Biopolitics
The spread of COVID-19 has ignited debates among philosophers on the prevention measures. This essay aims to clarify the discussions and reflects on the situation of contemporary biopolitics.
DATE2020.09.11
COVID-19precarityBiopolitics
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Why Look at Snails in Copulation? A Cross-Examination of Bio Art and Gender Perspectives
This article examines four Bio Art projects by artists collaborating with scientists and ecologists, reflecting on their explorations on aspects of gendered culture and anthropocentrism.
DATE2020.09.11
BioethicsBio Art
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Recognizing the Creative Potential of Bio Art Laboratories
This article projects a comprehensive picture of the state of Bio Art practice, collating different types of Bio Art laboratories including biohacking labs built by bio-artists, Bio Art labs constructed by cultural institutions, as well as the Bio Art practice in academic biological labs and the observation of Bio Art labs at the ideological level.
DATE2020.09.11
Bio ArtBio Art LabBiohackers
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Let the Games Begin:
2020 PLAY ARTS—Eye Contact - Transformation
As we enter the third year of PLAY ARTS, the focus, as in past years, is on developing activities that encourage the participation by people of all ages and the new generation of artistic talents. The concept of the word “play” in PLAY ARTS is easy to understand.
DATE2020.08.12
Play ArtsPerformancegame
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AR Audio Book Adaptation of a Classic Children’s Symphony—The Book of Sounds: Peter and the Wolf
C-LAB’s Taiwan Sound Lab created an all-new production, The Book of Sounds: Peter and the Wolf, which is an AR audio book adaptation of this classic children’s symphonic fairy tale.
DATE2020.08.12
ARAmbisonicsPeter and the Wolf