Chinese Artist Cao Fei’s BMW Art Car

For the first time ever, a digital version of the renowned auto accompanies the physical model

by Alessandro De Toni When it comes to the incredible speed of development in China, the other side of the coin is corruption, pollution, social disparity, wild urbanization and more—themes not only tackled by daily news, but explored by Cao Fei and many other Chinese contemporary artists. Cao Fei, a young internationally acclaimed Beijing-based artist, is certainly a standout name when it comes to portraying …

Radical Interactive Design by The Workers

The duo blur the line between the digital and physical for a new way to experience art

One of the UK’s most exciting art events last year only technically took place inside a gallery. In reality, Tate Britain’s “After Dark” played out on computer screens all across the globe. “After Dark” let website visitors take control of four robots equipped with cameras and headlights roaming the art gallery at night. The event was live streamed over five days, with art experts commenting …

Charged: Sougwen Chung

A conversation with the experimental artist who blurs the boundaries between light, sound, space and software

Sougwen Chung has always had an affinity for computers and digital technology. The artist had her first website at the age of ten—”an oddly personal site,” she recalls. In addition to the language of code, Chung is also conversant in music. Her father, an opera singer, made sure that his children had instruments in their hands at a very young age. Growing up in Toronto, …