New Technologies to Better Understand Our Bodies

With CES 2020 only days away, a new decade for tech starts with comprehending the human body

Important developments in technology, both consumer-facing and industry-specific, oftentimes debut (or meet their demise) at CES, the annual conference held by the CTA in Las Vegas. Sometimes a pool of novel, albeit unnecessary announcements, the show acts as a reliable pulse on the industry as a whole. And, as years pass the show floor shifts its focus to correspond to current cultural interests and to …

Kama Sex and Design

Phallic marble chairs, a Great Wall of Vagina and other oddities on display at Italy's Triennale Museum

The products of design are often objects of desire, but to what extent can this drive be pushed? The exhibition “Kama Sex and Design” ventures an answer to that weighty question with an analysis of the visual representation of sexual motifs. The starting point is Kama, the Indian god of sexual pleasure, who welcomes visitors into the exhibition space at the Triennale in Milan. The …

Body Language

An exhibition in Paris exploring the relationship between photography and the human form

The Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris has gathered a selection of photos focused on the concept of the body from the Fotomuseum Winterthur‘s collection, as part of the city’s “Mois de la photo” (Month of Photography) event. Throughout its history as a medium, photography has entertained an exclusive and intimate relation with the body. The exhibition explores this interaction, from the gestures exchanged among human …