The “lab” concept has been a great success. It had the good fortune to be appropriated by all kinds of actors: public, semi-public, private, and any combination.
The demise of the celluloid industrial sector is being countered by ingenuity and strength in unity, film DIY has survived and is taking on the world.
The LABMeeting 2015 conference brought together many of the projects and experiences that have helped to create and shape a lab culture in recent decades.
Are we poised on the cusp of a new golden age of experimentalism, or rapidly approaching Peak Lab?
In recent years we have lived through an explosion of different models in cultural, artistic, technological and social laboratories.
Citizen science harks back to the essence of amateur science in the nineteenth century, but mixed with initiatives of social innovation and open innovation.
We talk about specific examples and proposals to promote smartcitizens in the face of the concept of the smartcity.
Davide Toffolo talks about him as an author of graphic novels and thinks about the future of culture and his ideal cultural lab.
We talked about the relationship between comics and Pasolini, a filmmaker who didn't read comics because, in a sense, he created them.
Why use an a priori scientific term to describe a place for artistic creation? What does the existence of these spaces mean?
The curators of the exhibition Pasolini Rome, Alain Bergala, Jordi Ballo and Gianni Borgna, talk about experimentation in the work of Pasolini.