On January 18, 2020, the third event of the Kapsel series in Acud will be introduced by a community afternoon. Occulto will be part of it and, at 5 pm, take over the stage for about 20 minutes with a – for us pretty experimental and unusual – mix of talk, reading and performance.
While the Anthropocene is still waiting for its “golden spike”, we can turn our attention to the less sensational yet enlightening story of early-modern seasonal cod fishery in Newfoundland, and to its teachings about the complexity and long-lasting effects of human-animal-plant interplay.
Fake nutial pads, fantastic mice with French names, super-intelligent dogs, “green cure” cod, incredibily ancient fossils, funny cephalopods, and, of course, Darwin. Let’s get ready for a post-human world together!
Alice Cannava will moderate the second panel of the five-episode Kapsel series at Acud. We’ll discuss AI from technical, historical and cultural perspectives, focusing on everyday life, science-fiction literature and China.
Occulto’s mama Alice Cannava will give a guest lecture at the Mediendesign Faculty of Ravensburg’s DHBW, as part of their Lunch Time Talk Series. Starting point will be the upcoming Occulto issue that will be out in November, its content,...
Occulto is happy to present and support this event, part of the multiformat and multiform Berlin concert series amStart. Record release by White Ring, introduced by post amic vibes of The Mechanical Tales from Italy.
Dire Wolves’ higher dimensions of cosmic free-rock meet Einseinseins’ Krautsound from outer space at the first Occulto Night of 2019, finally back to our native musical venue.
“Why are AI programs good at chess but they have such a hard time avoiding cat poop? Which talking computer from the movies has the best voice? We have some ideas but these algorithms keep suggesting ‘other things we may like’ and we have been too distracted to come up with solid answers.”
Nana Bianca aka yours truly will select music before and after the live sets of Holiday Inn and Laurence Wasser at our beloved WestGermany. A stunning line up put together by our friends of Kitchen Leg Records.
Occulto’s editor Alice curates three side events during Fracto 2019 that cover her three main areas of interest and action: interdisciplinary research between science, humanities and art, independent publishing, and experimental music.
Miss Read 2019 is coming, and Occulto will participate as usual – come visit! There will be some surprises and guests at our table in HKW foyer, and if you happen to be there on Saturday May 5, Alice will...
A cross-discipline exploration of contradictions and paradoxes, and some of the fears and desires they unleash. A talk by Alice Cannavà. Part of the Conceptual Poetics Day 2019.
Occulto Issue h ends with an army of human-robot hybrid creatures going out of control and attacking humans, but don’t panic: it’s only fiction, science fiction, just like Asimov’s Laws of Robotics.