Tilted poplar trees trying to straighten up in a lab, Alan Turing’s jokes and prophecies, a 18th century machine that utters “MA-MA”, the discarding of the words “discernible”, “underwear” and “sphagnum” as waste, the portrait of a machine learning system as a botanical artist, self-delusion at the service of the secret services.
The audio work is a recreation (or, unmachinization) of the timbral sounds of static by human-performed means: against slate, graters, bubble wrap, and electromagnetic frequencies captured from cellular devices and filtered.
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.
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.