IMAGIT

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2015 - 2017

IMAGIT is an international cultural cooperation project oriented to creative communication. The project’s perspective comes from Digital Symbolism. IMAGIT gathers artists, designers, researchers and experts on technology aiming to explore the chances of non-verbal digital expression using different platforms. One of the main challenges is to propose a functional and at the same time symbolical communication tool which encourages the social interactions and enlarge the understanding around a community behaviour.

In the IMAGIT project, Hangar organises interactive exchanges such as residencies, workshops and participative public events among artistic agents with a combination of artistic and scientific research.

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It is assumed that grand narratives are ineffective today in an age of ‘post-ideology’. But even in a world said to be run by algorithms, story is key in locking people into the grid. So much it has been said about control through gamification but much too little is discussed of the role of story. And if indeed our social media are a radical mix of interactive game and non/fiction, could they then not be considered a metafiction? And what does this imply on the rules of engagement? Could we hop in and out? Could we alter our timelines almost as if we were time traveling?

Far from being a purely immaterial entity, the Internet is an extremely complex physical structure composed by a massive number of actors that have a direct and deep impact in every aspect of our daily lives. Despite its crucial role in many aspects of our society, the material and computational architectures that allow the Internet to exist are widely ignored by most of its users.

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