Filter Magazine

Issue 75

Habitats for Public Engagement

November 11th, 2010

Although the concept of the uncanny valley has been around since 1970, it has only become a widely encountered problem in the past five years. (more…)

November 11th, 2010
Use Half Now, Alyce Santoro

For the best part of this century, many have sensed that the wasteful ways of modern industrialised civilisation have been rapidly catching up with us. (more…)

November 11th, 2010
Ars 2010

Arts festival season in Europe means a plethora of media arts festivals to attend, and with the International Symposium for Electronic Arts (ISEA) in Germany and Ars Electronica in Austria scheduled within a week of each other this year, it created a perfect media art festival duo. (more…)

November 11th, 2010

The recent HotHouse symposium presented by the National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA) at the University of New South Wales was a gathering of experts discussing the timely topic of cultural ecology and sustainable urban environments (more…)

November 11th, 2010
The Mechanical Turk, by Wolfgang von Kempelen 1784

Over the last century, automation has been presented as a means to liberate the human soul from dreary and repetitive work. Building machines that operate themselves allows us more time to be what we are – humans, with a need to create, interact and seek pleasure. (more…)

November 11th, 2010
Viewing footage in the dome

ANAT’s Dome Lab 2010 was held in Perth, Western Australia from 1 – 5 November 2010 and brought the world’s leading fulldome experts together with their local counterparts to learn about and experiment with filmmaking for domed screens. (more…)

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