By CLOT Magazine’s directing editors
Sonar+D, Barcelona 13-16 June 2018
Sónar+D is an international congress exploring how creative minds are changing our present and imagining new futures in collaboration with researchers, innovators and business leaders from all sectors and industries. Sónar+D takes place every June along with Sónar, Barcelona’s pioneering festival of advanced music created by Advanced Music; It extends Sónar’s important role in detecting emerging artists and languages into the space of creative and technological innovation. Sónar+D puts the R+D into Sónar. More info.
SLSAeu (Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Europe) 12th Conference, Copenhagen, 13-16 June 2018
The conference aims to provide a cross-disciplinary platform for participants to investigate the notions of green, greenness and greening. Over 170 papers accepted, five keynote speakers, PhD masterclass and three art events are intended to boos ‘greenness studies. It will be chaired by Jens Hauser, an art curator and media studies scholar focusing on the interactions between art and technology. More info.
Ryoji Ikeda Continuum (Mutations / Créations 2), Centre Pompidou Paris, 15 June – 27 August 2018
The Composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda is back in Paris for a new exhibition. Continuum unveils a new installation, where a black and white room divides the space into two opposing and complementary worlds. The exhibition is an experience spanning the continuous and the discrete. In other words, unity and multiplicity, the organic and the divisible, wave and particle, analogue and digital. More info.
Semiconductor HALO (Audemars Piguet commission), Art Basel Basel, 13-17 June 2018
Audemars Piguet is presenting their 4th Art Commission, HALO, during Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland. This time around, the Audemars Piguet Art Commission has been executed by British artist-duo Semiconductor, Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, in collaboration with guest curator Mónica Bello, Spanish curator and head of Arts at CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva. HALO will display an artistic interpretation of the ATLAS experiment at CERN and allow one to experience the complex world of subatomic physics. More info.
ual Graduate show two: Design Degree Show, Central Saint Martins Granary Building London, 20-24 June 2018
The 2018 Degree Shows will revolve around a living, breathing identity – a fluid, a fluctuating form that is affected by external, data-driven influences. It pulses and changes colour as the shows draw near, imbued with the ethos of Central Saint Martins – bristling with energy which extends far beyond its walls. Come and see what work has emerged this year and become part of our community as it shifts and evolves.
Dorothea Lange/Vanessa Windship, Barbican London, 22 June – 2 Sep 2018
The first UK retrospective of American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) and the first major UK solo exhibition in a public gallery of British contemporary photographer Vanessa Winship. More info.
Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda, BFI London, UK premiere Friday 22 June 2018
As Sakamoto returns to music following cancer, his haunting awareness of life crisis leads to a resounding new masterpiece. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda is an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man. More info.
And a couple of things on our playlist:
Patrick Higgins – Dossier, Other People 2018 (info)
Tangents – New Bodies, Temporary Residence Ltd 2018 (info)
Lena Platonos – Lepidoptera (1986), Dark Entries reissue 2018 (info)