Antonelli shares her thoughts on the world of tech, design, and the work of a beloved arts organization that is celebrating 20 years, Eyebeam.
Museum of Modern Art Adds the Original Emoji Set to Its Permanent Collection ?
The 176 pixellated pictograms created by Shigetaka Kurita in 1999 “are the humble masterpieces of the digital world,” according to MoMA curator Paola Antonelli.
Will Our Future Be Biologically Designed?
On October 28, Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), hosted “Synthetic Aesthetics: New Frontiers in Contemporary Design,” an evening of presentations and discussion about the field of synthetic biology.
MoMA’s Acquired App-etite
The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the first downloadable app for its collection.
Smithsonian Joins MoMA in Expanding Video Game Effort
As the Smithsonian American Art Museum continues to expand its video game collection (two acquisitions were announced today), so too does the Washington, DC-based institution find itself increasingly dedicated to documenting the broader culture of video game production.
A Conversation with Paola Antonelli about MoMA’s Video Game Collection
The addition of video games to MoMA’s collection has not been a decision unaccompanied by controversy. Last November, when the acquisitions were first announced, the Guardian’s Jonathan Jones roundly critiqued the announcement in a short but scathing post titled “Sorry MoMA, video games are not art.”
MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli Appears on Colbert Report to Talk Design
How well designed is your coffee mug? Our personal design heroine and all-time curator crush Paola Antonelli appeared on the Colbert Report last night to critique all those everyday objects we take for granted in advance of her next big show at the Museum of Modern Art.
From Pop Music to Blogging, Everyone’s a Curator
At a private salon event at the Museum of Modern Art this past Monday night, Paola Antonelli, a famed design curator and MoMA’s newly named director of research and development, convened an interdisciplinary panel to discuss the present and future of that much-debated term in the art world and beyond, “curator.”
Art at Internet Week
Artists in the digital age and presenting art online, as well as exhibiting online art in offline spaces, were the focus of a couple of panels at Internet Week, a citywide festival examining the digital landscape that was held May 14 to 21.
MoMA’s Paola Antonelli Imagines the Future of Objects
Last week, I visited MoMA’s new exhibition, Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Object and spoke to the institution’s senior curator of design and architecture, Paola Antonelli, about the show, some poignant objects, the American insecurity towards design, her online habits … among other things.
Curator Paola Antonelli Talks Design and Technology
If Hyperallergic was a teen magazine, Museum of Modern Art design curator Paola Antonelli would totally be our crush of the moment. In this video, from Vice’s Creators Project, see Antonelli discuss the “communication” that takes place between people and technology, through the medium of design.
MoMA’s Paola Antonelli Talks Design
If you’re like me then you’re probably kicking yourself that you were unable to attend MoMA design curator Paola Antonelli’s talk as part of the Swissmiss Creative Mornings series. Thankfully Soulellis Studio blogged about the affair and shared their notes, which include some really interesting highlights …