Between 8-Bit and 8K: visiting 'REBOOT: Pioneering Digital Art' 

Matthew Sturt-Scobie

Will art made of outdated tech continue to bear intrigue for modern audiences? Matthew Sturt-Scobie visits the ambitious exhibition REBOOT at Nieuwe Instituut, made in collaboration with media art platform Li-Ma. It presents key technology-driven artworks from 1960 to 2000 alongside contemporary digital art. 

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‘Lets turn big tech into fair tech’ – visiting IMPAKT festival

Matthew Sturt-Scobie

Standing up for our digital rights is long-overdue. That’s why IMPAKT organized Our Terms, Our Conditions: a five-day festival that challenges the big-tech corporations that have too long defined our terms of engagement with them. Matthew Sturt-Scobie visits the festival to see how IMPAKT decodes this (to many) inaccessible area of debate. Will people leave the festival energised and informed on how to respond to the issues brought to the fore?

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BBeguiling and subversive - Pauline Curnier Jardin at Centraal Museum

Monica Liu

At Centraal Museum, Pauline Curnier Jardin lets women assert their ‘superpowers’, shows men silently suffering from patriarchy and subverts the stereotypes surrounding menopause. ‘Maybe menopause is the last niche where capitalism cannot go. Maybe it’s some kind of haven from it.’

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Being in-between worlds: Papaya Kuir performs Rebel Dances

Dagmar Bosma

The performance Rebel Dances: Borders in Tranc-it by Papaya Kuir, an Amsterdam-based lesbotransfeminist collective of Latin American migrants and refugees, at Framer Framed, is described as ‘an immersive theatrical experience that delves into states of in-betweenness and travelling worlds’.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 5 — 2023