The MAX Blog

Venice Biennale
MAX • September 27, 2019

This edition of Venice Biennale is called May You Live in Interesting Times. And indeed, we do. From the climate crisis to the rise of artificial intelligence systems, how we define ourselves and how we relate to the external world is shifting. Ho...

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Manic & Marvelous: The Experience of Ars Ele...
MAX • September 9, 2019

Ars Electronica, a post-future, our present dystopia, a tech-infused art fair, a Burning Man with robots. Spanning a multitude of venues and attracting thousands of visitors annually to Linz, Austria, this art and tech event can’t be described in ...

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The Earth Speaks All Languages—Send Her a Message...
MAX • May 8, 2019

MAX’s upcoming art festival featuring space themed virtual reality games, augmented reality experiences, visual art, and performances will land in San Francisco May 16-18. In this festival at space, how do we consider our relationship to the earth...

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Celebrating Risk-Taking Artists and Scientists: T...
Kay Matschullat • May 3, 2019

The first sign of artistic activity occurred  in the caves about 30,000 years ago according to current science. When he or she or they started to use art as a means of expression in that cave is the moment when archeologists and anthropologists cl...

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MAX Collaborator, Julia Demarines, Lands On Mars&...
Kay Matschullat • November 13, 2018

MAX collaborator Julia DeMarines from MARS as simulated at the Mars Desert Research Simulator. How long will it be before we receive a post from MARS, P.O. Box 4th planet from the sun, The Milky Way? If you look at the fine print of her post - Yes...

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SpaceX Makes History and The Cosmos Gets a Little...
Kay Matschullat • October 22, 2018

Space X's "flight proven" Falcon 9 Rocket launched their "flight proven" Dragon spacecraft into orbit today. The Dragon's mission is to connect with the Space Station and re-supply the astronauts with its cargo. It's the first time this sequence h...

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First MAX Blog
Kay Matschullat • November 14, 2017

From your den in the middle of the last century, you could communicate with a distant stranger via your ham radio. Our ionosphere - the upper atmosphere - provides a shield and bounces the ham radio wave back to earth to the unknown other. We, hum...

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