Digitalife 2017
A co-production Fondazione Romaeuropa, Azienda Speciale Palaexpo

October 7, 2017 > January 7, 2018
A co-production
Fondazione Romaeuropa
Azienda Speciale Palaexpo

Project by
Monique Veaute

Curated by
Richard Castelli
for Jean Michel Bruyère, Dumb Type, Ivana Franke, Granular Synthesis

Kizart curated by
Raffaella Frascarelli
for Nomas Foundation

Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement: da Ginevra a Roma curated by
Andrea Bellini
, Cecilia Alemani, Caroline Bourgeois, Elvira Dyangani Ose for Fondazione Giuliani

new creation in 3D
Morning > Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Afternoon> Tuesday to Thursday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Evening > Friday and Saturday from 9:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Digitalife 2017 A co-production Fondazione Romaeuropa, Azienda Speciale Palaexpo7 October 2017__7 January 2018

The eighth edition of Digitalife, a section of the festival dedicated to new technology and digital art, sparks a reflection on the fragility of representations of reality, which are as deceitful as the virtual illusions that are capable of deforming it. Within the spaces of the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, spectators will interact with complex audio-visual architectures, surrounded and embraced by vortexes of light and sound. The tools with which the installations selected together with Richard Castelli have been created offer artists the opportunity to expand their expressive horizons and to capture and reproduce the changes that are taking place in the environment in which we live.

Digitalife 207  | The exhibition design
Digitalife 2017  | The exhibition design

A world based on images where new technologies are no longer merely a means of knowledge and interaction, but help to redraw our identity, or rather our multiple identities, to redefine the concept of time and bounds of our potential.

The centrality of the images and the importance of visual perception is the focus of the work of two important cultural institutions: the Fondazione Giuliani, linked to the Film festival at the Centre d'Art Contemporain in Geneva, and the Nomas Foundation, which with KizArt manages to present contemporary video art even to the youngest.


Art and Science. Deprived of its material reality and transformed into bytes, or rebuilt to be worn as an armour that can overcome the limits and imperfections of skin, bones and muscles, the human body is a hybrid. Fragmented in numbers or reshaped in silicon, it coexists and is contaminated by technology, which is becoming more and more insinuated in our evolutionary process. Science is behind these changes, and art anticipates them.

On the closing day of the festival, Romaeuropa communicates these two forms of knowledge, free in their expression and international by vocation, to imagine our future. 
Image: Ulf Langheinrich (Granular-Synthesis)