“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.
Occulto and Ancestral are happy to present the first Sigillum S live in Berlin since 1994, and the first one ever in town featuring the current line-up, who just released a new album titled The Irresistible Art Of Space Colonization and Its Mutation Implications.
?Alos fuses the ancient and the contemporary, melding her voice together with ethnic instruments from Vietnam as well as modular synthetizers and a two-cord wooden instrument built specifically for her by Nude Guitars.
Friends With Books’ 2018 edition is coming. Occulto has its table there as usual, this time shared with beautiful artist’s books and editions by backbonebooks. We hope to see you there!
This year the festival started with a bang: on the opening night, Martin Scorsese himself introduced the crowd on Piazza Maggiore to the screening of that masterpiece of Mexican melodrama, and personal cult of mine, that is Emilio Fernandez’s Enamorada (1946).
When it comes to evil, Darlingtonia is second to none – everything about it, from the pitcher’s morphology to its commensal adaptations, contradicts the stereotype of the innocuous vegetable.
Occulto will be at Miss Read 2018 editions, in the beautiful foyers of HKW. Founded in 2009, Miss Read is one of Europe’s major Art Book Festival, dedicated to community-building and creating a public meeting place for discourse around artists’ books, conceptual publications and publishing as practice.