Insta.ants at xCoAx 2017

Insta.ants are being featured at an art exhibition held in conjunction with the 5th Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X (xCoAx), at the National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC). There, you may find large format prints of antworks produced by the artificial ants and a computer that shows them working in real time.

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Insta.ants at the exhibition. MNAC, 2017/7/5

xCoAx is an international conference that promotes the discussion and discovery of synergies at the frontiers of digital arts, in the form of a multidisciplinary questioning on aesthetics, computing, communication and the elusive X factor that connects them all.

The 2017 edition takes place in Lisbon, in and around the Faculty of Fine Arts, and includes a conference, performance sessions, and an exhibition at MNAC. This exhibition runs from 6 to 23 July and you are welcome to visit it to appreciate insta.ants along with many other exciting works. More information about the exhibition here.

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Insta.ants at the exhibitiobn. MNAC, 2017/7/5

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Computer showing insta.ants working in real time.
MNAC, 2017/7/5

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Tiago Martins and Penousal Machado setting up insta.ants. MNAC, 2017/7/5

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Print of an antwork.
MNAC, 2017/7/5

 
 

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