Situated in the urban centre of Berlin, the centre currently functions as a cultural centre where new ideas ‘radiate’ out in all directions. The basic thought of the concept of dialogue is openness (as opposed to restriction): for new forms, unconventional ideas, an interdisciplinary approach, unexpected fusions, and surprising insights.
Mediamatic Foundation is a cultural institution, interested in cultural developments that go hand in hand with new technologies, and in new technologies that cause cultural development. They organize exhibitions, salons, lectures, workshops and screenings and develop software and art projects.
Nadine is an arts laboratory aimed at developing research focusing on transdisciplinary experiments in the fields of new media and live arts. nadine is a flexible and evolving project that doesn’t shy away from questioning itself, to be able to stay on top of the constantly changing needs of the artists.
The Sergio Motta Institute was founded as a center for projects and discussion, and to play an active role in civil society, as expressed in the creative use of technology and the dissemination of innovation.
Electronic music and visual electronics. The fusion of these two disciplines is the main feature of MIRA!, A festival that proposes to offer shows performed by artists that came from the different electronic and audiovisual trends. Open to all audiences, MIRA! wants to be the showcase in which different artists and groups can provide a sample of the latest trends in audiovisual performances. Barcelona 10 Nov 2012.
roBOt – Digital Paths into Music and Art – is an international electronic music and digital arts festival that reaches its fourth edition this year. Bologna, September 27 (preview) October 10-13 2012
CYNETART is an international festival for computer based art in Dresden. The festival is the focal point of the Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau. 15 to 21 November 2012 | at the Festspielhaus Hellerau | Dresden | Germany
TodaysArt is a festival concept that revolves around the presentation and development of adventurous contemporary visual and performing arts in a variety of urban settings. The Hague [NL] / 21 + 22 September.
X Media Lab Switzerland ‘Participation Culture’ is Switzerland’s must-attend digital, cultural and creative industries event of 2012. Basel, Switzerland, 14-16 september 2012.
THE BIG PICTURE is the theme of the 2012 Ars Electronica Festival being held in Linz, Austria from August 30 to September 3. Occupying the focal point is the effort to identify all-encompassing images that capture the world that’s coming to be, Big Pictures that do justice to the progressive globalization and interrelatedness of our world, ones that capture its contradictions and flaws as well as ways in which people are coming together.
This public forum presents outcomes from Studiolab: a synergistic network inspiring new approaches to environmental, technological and social challenges and providing a template for innovative art science collaborations. Studiolab involves interaction between 13 leading centres of scientific research, artistic excellence and experimental design across 12 European countries. Sat 1. 9. 14:00 – 16:00 SKY Media Loft, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.
Since 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has served as an interdisciplinary platform for everyone who uses the computer as a universal medium for implementing and designing their creative projects at the interface of art, technology and society. The Prix Ars Electronica, the Ars Electronica Festival, the Ars Electronica Center – Museum of the Future and the Ars Electronica Futurelab are the four divisions that comprise the Ars Electronica Linz GmbH, whose specific orientation and long-term continuity make it a unique platform for digital art and media culture. The Ars Electronica Festival 2012 will take place from August 30th to September 4th in Linz.
IE2012 will cover how PLAY can contribute to both major and minor challenges we are facing in these roaring times. Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, July 21- 22 2012
The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays will bring together researchers interested in digital pervasive displays, including large and small displays, projection, 3D displays and tabletops. Pervasive Displays 2012. Porto, Portugal, June 4 – 6 2012
This conference will provide a major international forum for the exchange of information on research into and recent developments in the improvement of all Communication and Arts fields. During the Conference the integration between the worldwide market and Communication and Arts will be discussed.
Imagine your baby being wrapped in soothing sounds from mothers from all around world as she explores the strange and changing texture of the floor, or is totally preoccupied with the shimmering dewdrops floating in the air. Well, you don’t have to create this image, you can just bring your baby (0-18 months) at Insomnia Festival (Tromso, Norway), come and experience this wonderful world together.
Stanza is an internationally recognised artist, who has been exhibiting worldwide since 1984. He’s an expert in arts technology, CCTV, online networks, touch screens, environmental sensors, and interactive artworks. Recurring themes throughout his career include, the urban landscape, surveillance culture and alienation in the city. His mediums include; generative artworks, installations and performances.