Exhibitions & Events
Blockchain Technology & Inclusive Decentralization
09/06/2019 to 09/29/2019
Centre Culturel et Communautaire Françoise-Dunn
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Over the past few years, artist Martin Lukas Ostachowski spent countless hours in the window seat of over 200 passenger flights traveling through the Tropopause, the thin-air layer in our atmosphere in which airplanes fly. Observing cloud formations, he contemplated a new technology, which is expected to change our life like the telephone and the internet has already: the Blockchain.
The Blockchain is the underlying technology of digital and encrypted currencies like Bitcoin. It is, more importantly, a technological platform with the potential to lift millions of people out of poverty by including them in the global economy. The exhibition entitled Tropopause Contemplation explores the architecture of Blockchains through the subject of clouds by using physical and digital mediums. Clouds can represent, in the blockchain context, continuous transformation and hope for a fair global distribution of opportunity and wealth. This exhibition strives to introduce this technology while it is still in its infancy of mass adoption.
Combining traditional with modern arts and craft processes such as weaving, hand- cutting and laser-cutting, the paper paintings in this exhibition depict core processes within the blockchain environment. Digital blockchain-registered ‘tokenized’ artwork features new forms of art along with algorithm-based visualizations and animations of central elements of this technology. Tropopause Contemplations aims to make the blockchain’s complex technology understandable to viewers in order to enable dialog on its transformative potential for humanity.
06/26/2019 to 06/27/2019
The International Digital Art Festival will be taking place in Manchester at Federation House in the center of the UK’s first creative & innovation district. This creative partnership between SuperRare.co, DaDA.nyc, Blockchain Art Exchange & KnownOrigin will give attendees the opportunity to discover the very best in rare digital arts & world class innovation including AR,VR, NFT & blockchain technology. The event will bring the world’s best digital artists and tech pioneers to Manchester over two days. The program will include a Digital Art gallery featuring HD projections, large displays and interactive artworks.
Artists: Adrian le Bas, Andres Senn, Art with Flo, artonymousartifakt, Bard Ionson, Brad Damico, Brandi Kyle, Coldie, drewmadestuff, Elyse McVicker, Gala Mirissa, Goh Uozumi, Greg Fiut, GusGG, Guy Warley, Hackatao, HEX0x6C, Indolestic, Jake Brukhman, Javier Arrés, Jonathan Lansey, Jsf, Ladislas Chachignot, Mario Klingemann, Marko Zubak, Marquise Sims, Martin Lukas Ostachowski, Matt DesLauriers, Muir McNeil, Musical Blockchain, Neon, onefallart, Ophelia Fu, Paolo Leone, pbock, Serste, Skrew Studio, Somewan, Stan Ragets, Tod Seitz, Travis LeRoy Southworth and Yura Miron
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Artists: Ana Hofmann, Hackatao, Joe Looney, Johnny Dollar, Kevin Abosch, Martin Lukas Ostachowski
Blockchain, from promises to applications
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Montreal, QC, Canada
The blockchain is on everyone’s lips. Like the Internet, which has transformed the way we interact with each other and learn, the blockchain technology could revolutionize the way we think and manage our activities. From banking to insurance, real estate, health, energy and transportation, almost no economic sectors would be exempt from the transformations promised by this technology. However, despite its rapid and impressive growth, the development of the blockchain is not without raising doubts and important questions.
As part of our next event #intersections VOL.9, Montreal Digital Spring wants to question the potential and challenges related to the development of the blockchain in order to help businesses, citizens, decision-makers, and creators to better understand the transformations promised by this new technology.
The winning project Fallacy of the Float4 residency competition, which is an interactive audiovisual installation, by Mailis Gomes Rodrigues.
The Bergmál VR / infrasound project which is a collaborative research-creation project by Eric Filion, Yan Breuleux and Michael Trommer.
The Métronomes de la Décentralisation project which is a visualization of data in real time, by Martin Lukas Ostachowski.
Three projects created in virtual reality by Metareal, Imagine 360 and SpherePlay, associated with VR/AR Association.
Exposition annuelle des membres
11/22/2018 to 12/16/2018
Maison des arts et de la culture de Brompton
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
L’exposition regroupe soixante-dix artistes talentueux ayant relevé le défi de présenter une œuvre composée majoritairement de jaune. Couleur vibrante, le jaune représente, joie, tonicité, énergie, chaleur, mais cache aussi son petit côté obscur!
Artistes: Sévag Achdjian / Samuel Alie / Anne-Marie Auclair / Jacques Audet / Marguerite Bacon / Brigitte Baillargeon / Clémence Barbeau / Jean-Benoit Baron / Adrienne Beaudoin / Luc Beaudoin / Doreen Begelman / Colette Bélanger / Bernard Bourbonnais / Madeleine Bousquet / Clemz / Ginette Couture / Madeline Deriaz / Danielle Dion / Renée duRocher / Maxime Durocher / Paul Duval / Francine FortierBlouin / Yolande Fortier / Marie-Ève L. Gagnon / Thérèse Gariepy / Colette Genest / Nicole Gobeil / Luc Guillemette / Yves Harnois / Pierre Jeannotte / Chantal Julien / Geneviève Kiliko / Pascale Laberge-Milot / Liliane Lafrance / Lucie Lafrenière / Isabelle Lauzon / Sylvain Leblanc / Claire LeCointre / Nadia Loria Legris / Jovette Létourneau / Jarek Letowski / Lucie Levasseur / Denise Lieutenant / Manon Marcoux / Carole Melançon / Rita Noëllie Messier / Kate Morrison / Marcel Nadeau / Julie Normand / Martin Lukas Ostachowski / Francine Ostiguy / Thérèse Pelchat / Luc Pelletier / Lina Perron / Natalie Picard / Pier-Ann / Marie-Claire Plante / Suzanne Pouliot / Isabelle Renaud / Dominique Rioux / Ida Rivard / Renée-Marthe Royer / Marie-Paule Royer / Marielle Savaria Martin / Sylvie Schueler / Fernand Serre / Vincent Tremblay / Rachel Villeneuve / Arlette Vittecoq / Jean-Luc Wolff
11/05/2018 to 12/01/2018
Black or white, on or off, male or female, digital or analog, zero or one. A binary viewpoint divides the world cleanly and everything is in one category or the other, as two alternatives existing in opposition. The non-binary viewpoint opens the world up to a multiplicity of categories, rejecting the simplification and contrasting nature of the binary position and yet must include both the single and the infinite.
How do artists exemplify these concepts today and how do they co-exist ?
The world is not black and white but full of greyscale and colour and even ultra- and infra- colours beyond the range of our human eyes. Where does the spectrum lie in terms of scientifically definable code, digital geometry, astrometrics, consciousness, sexuality, spirituality, artificial intelligence and the technological singularity?
GESTE Paris 2018 invites works for its third forthcoming exhibition
Artists: Constantin Brancusi, Frederick Sommer, Pierre Molinier, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ned & Shiva Productions, Francis Ruyter, Olaf Nicolai, CJ Heyliger, Susan Morris, Nicolas Schöffer, Miles Greenberg, Quentin Houdas, Gianfranco Chiavacci, Martin Désilets, Waldemar Cordeiro, Rob Myers, Julian Simmons, Lee Wells, Sam Heydt, Lindsey Nobel, Kashink, Robert Mallary, Benjamin Heidersberger, Betsy Green, Shiva Lynn Burgos, Analivia Cordeiro, Vera Molnar, Ghost of a Dream, John Watkinson, Hannibal Volkoff, Chill Okubo, Tom Butler, Zean Cabangis, Samra Habib, Desmond Paul Henry, ORLAN, Léonard Bourgois-Beaulieu
Featured from the Open Call:
Aldebarán Solares, Ernest Wu, Vytautas Kumza, David Young, Anne Barlinckhoff, Daniela Elger, Thomas Zika, Tristan Still, Martin Lukas Ostachowski, Oberhummer & Ndebele, Monika Katterwe, Corinne Mariaud, Johannes Walther, Lori Hepner, Tom Marshak, Dafna Tal, Agata Wieczorek, Pablo-Martin Córdoba, Pascal Ungerer, Aurélien Bomy, KURT, Pierre Suchet, Ana Teresa Vicente