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  • what is the architect doing in the jungle? biornametics.

    the book presentation to biornametics took place at the university of applied arts vienna, march 18, 2013. biornametics is a design-based research program, conducted by barbara imhof and petra gruber. generated from the words ‘biomimetics’ and ‘ornament,’ biornametics charts the potentials in collaborative processes. examining natural patterns, the project embraces nature and aesthetics as the…

  • artEC/Oindustry’s redesigned homepage

    following the substantial 2012, I relaunched my homepage with a new design. I selected queenstown’s copper mine in tasmania as cover that I experienced last september. more to follow on my recently published article regarding the collaboration between science and the arts and an exciting book presentation of my colleagues’ project biornametics at the university…

  • lecture: digging the earth – collaborative prospects between the mining industry and the arts

    join dominika’s lecture on artecoindustry, existent models for the revitaliziation of former industrial areas and artecoindustry’s objectives on the collaboration between the mining industry and the arts! “digging the earth: collaborative prospects between the mining industry and the arts” @ college of fine arts (cofa) the university of new south wales cnr of oxford st…

  • down the rabbit hole – white rabbit gallery sydney

    taking the last opportunity to see down the rabbit hole, i went to the white rabbit gallery in sydney this sunday. the white rabbit gallery is a private art collection of the greater chinese area that opened not until 2009. ‘intuitive,’ would circumscribe the selection criteria for acquisition, presentation and hanging. the latter mirror the…

  • humanizing technology through art within a planetary society

    dominika presented parts of her doctoral thesis on japanese-american artist isamu noguchi (1904-1988) and his approach to science and technology after world war II at this years’ AAANZ conference together <> apart in andrew mcnamara‘s panel modernism, everyday life and collective creativity. humanizing technology through art within a planetary society complicates one-sided narratives on noguchi’s…

  • publication: embodied nature

    meanings of abstract art is out! a wonderful publication (eds. isabel wünsche and paul crowther, routledge publishers) with insights on modernism, post-war abstraction and postmodern developments follow dominika’s contribution “embodied nature: isamu noguchi’s intetra fountain” that reveals artist isamu noguchi’s stainless steel, “tetrahedral internal mist fountain” of 1976 in the context of the technology-dominated american…