Boris Magrini


Curator • House of Electronic Arts Basel

Boris Magrini (PhD) is curator at HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel). He organizes exhibitions, workshops and talk series that foster transdisciplinary dialogues between the arts and the sciences. Curated shows include »Future Love. Desire and Kinship in Hypernature« (HeK, Basel, 2018), »Hydra Project« (Sonnenstube, Lugano, 2016), »Grounded Visions: Artistic Research into Environmental Issues« (ETH, Zurich, 2015–2016) and »Mutamenti« (Bellinzona, 2007). Some of his recent publications include: »Alternative Visions: Human Futures«, in Transdiscourse 2 – Turbulence and Reconstruction, edited by Jill Scott (Berlin: De Gruyter 2016) and »Hackteria: An Example of Neomodern Activism« (Leonardo Electronic Almanac Vol. 20, Issue 1, 2014). His recent book »Confronting the Machine: An Enquiry into the Subversive Drives of Computer-Generated Art« (Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter 2017) offers an unconventional perspective on digital art and its relation to technology and the society.


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