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Postcards from the sixth edition of Amsterdam Light Festival

The 6th edition of Amsterdam Light Festival has opened on 30 November. Until 21 January 2018 visitors can enjoy artworks of several international artists.

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Luzinterruptus “The Plastic We Live With” for FAB in Bordeaux

“The Plastic We Live With” is the installation conceived by Luzinterruptus for FAB – Festival International des Arts de Bordeaux Métropole in October 2017

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Design collective VOUW creates light installations in Kuala Lumpur and Amsterdam

City Gazing and Stadstarten are 2 light installations focused on the theme of light pollution in densely populated areas designed by design collective Vouw

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Barcelona | “After the end of the world” visions and strategies for Planet Earth at CCCB

Barcelona: from 25 October, 2017 through 29 April, 2018, CCCB features an exhibition entitled “Després de la fi del món”(After the end of the world)

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Barcelona | “David Bowie is” at the Museu del Disseny

After the success of the London show, “David Bowie is” runs at the Museu del Disseny of Barcelona until 25 September 2017.

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The Italian Pavilion for the 70th Cannes Film Festival designed by NONE Collective

NONE has designed “Lo specchio della nostra natura – The brilliant side of us”, the italian pavilion at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

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Paris | “Mutations/Créations”: art, innovation and science at the Centre Pompidou

The Centre Pompidou in Paris is presenting “Mutations/Créations“: an event turned towards the interaction between digital technology and creation.

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SEIKO UC-2000 (1984) – the dawn of wearable computers

History and design of the Seiko UC-2000, the first wristwatch computer in history, and of other Japanese wearable and pocket computers of the ’80s

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Rome | The World Press Photo 2017 exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni

The exhibition World Press Photo 2017 takes palce at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome from April 28 through May 28, 2017.

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Rome | “Nature Forever”, Piero Gilardi’s works at the MAXXI

The exhibition “Nature Forever” at MAXXI explores the work of contemporary art master Piero Gilardi: from his Nature-carpets to the Living Art Park in Turin

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Examples of digital communication technology in culture and education

A selection of articles focused on the most innovative and promising digital communication experiments and solutions in cultural transmission, and education

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History of computer design: the most innovative and unconventional PCs ever made

Fifty years of computer design: history of the most ubiquitous piece of technology, manufacturers, designers, and the most innovative computers ever made

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Apple Mac Pro second generation (2013), the day desktop computer changed shape

Apple Mac Pro second generation (2013). History, ancestors, design and manufacturing of one of the most innovative and controversial desktop computers ever

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Computer History Museum

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, is the world’s largest museum dedicated to computers and computing devices

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Computer design: Commodore PET 2001 (1977)

The Commodore PET 2001, possibly the first personal computer ever, with its angular, white colored, case is the epitome of technology design in the ’70s

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Museum gardens | when the garden is an exhibit

When the garden of a museum is a major exhibit: The Jardin des Plantes of the MNHN in Paris and the japanese gardens of the Adachi Museum of art in Japan

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History of Computer design: Holborn 9100 (1981)

Released in 1981, the Dutch microcomputer Holborn 9100, with its periscope-like monitor, is one of the most “futuristic” computer designs of the Eighties

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Merce Cunningham: Common Time, an immersive exhibition at the MCA Chicago

From February 11, 2017, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents the immersive exhibition Merce Cunningham: Common Time

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Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine at the Vitra Design Museum

From February 11 through May 14, 2017 the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein features the exhibition “Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine”.

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Hitchcock goes to the Museum

For Alfred Hitchcock, museums have always had a special allure as filming locations: such as the British Museum in Blackmail, the Legion of Honor in Vertigo

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London | Pink Floyd: Their mortal remains at V&A Museum from May 2017

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, running from 13 May through 1 October, 2017 will be an immersive journey through Pink Floyd’s world.

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Lugano – Lateral Office’s luminous seesaws on view from December 3

From December 3, 2016, in Lugano the installation “Impulse”, composed of luminous seesaws, transforms the cultural center’s plaza into a urban playground

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The Museum of the City of New York opens a new permanent exhibition

The Museum of the City of New York has announced the inauguration of its new permanent exhibition “New York at Its Core”, open from November 18, 2016

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Apple iPhone’s design – from the the 1st generation to iPhone X

From the first generation to the iPhone X, the design of the Apple iPhone, how it was conceived by Steve Jobs and Jony Ive, and its influence on tech design

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Barcelona | at the CCCB the exhibition “The Thinking Machine”

Until 11 December 2016 the CCCB in Barcelona presents the exhibition “The Thinking Machine, Ramon Llull and the Ars Combinatoria”

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Patrick Blanc – vertical gardens

Five projects by French vertical garden master, botanist Patrick Blanc, in Paris, Madrid, Kanazawa and Miami; his ideas and how his green wall systems works

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