8 things i’ve learnt during the last edition of the STRP biennale

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Conference for the Curious. Photo © Blickfänger Steve Maher, Heavy Metal Detector. Photo: © Boudewijn Bollmann Outside the historic Philips Klokgebouw where the biennale unfolds A few weeks ago, i visited STRP Biënnale, the mega festival of art, technology and music in Eindhoven. The theme of the event this year was Senses & Sensors. Both the huge exhibition and the two-day event of talks and discussions called Conference for the Curious explored perception in all its guises and meanings. Some of the questions raised during the festival included: How can technologies hinder or expand our senses? Can the same technologies enable us to develop new senses? What role do technological sensors play in our perception of … Read Entire Story