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Urban Media Art Academy Durban 2018

Thursday, 14 June 2018 by admin

Urban Media Art Academy Durban 2018

The Urban Media Art Academy in Durban opens a two day LAB+LECTURES programm and a FIELD TRIP  for artists, curators, and citymakers from 23-24 June during ISEA Durban 2018. The Durban topic will be CITY OF INTERSECTING RITUALS. We will discuss the intersecting rituals of Durban; their role in everyday life as gestures of tradition, repetition and performance, their origins and meaning for the city’s urban development, and explore how urban art and creativity can interrupt...

Berlin – Durban: Digital Calligraffiti networked scenario

At the occasion of the Lange Nacht der Ideen in Berlin and the ISEA 2018 opening in Durban 01.06.2018 – 02.06.2018 21:00 – 0:00 As a new participatory format of intercultural exchange, Digital Calligraffiti combines the traditional art form of calligraphy and graffiti with today’s possibilities of urban media art. The inhabitants of two cities – Berlin and Durban – will be projecting Calligraffiti messages into Berlin’s urban space and at the same time in Du...

OPEN CALL // DIGITAL CALLIGRAFFITI WORKSHOP!

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 by admin

OPEN CALL // DIGITAL CALLIGRAFFITI WORKSHOP!

Digital Calligraffiti is one of the audience's favourite project, travelling overseas and spreading the love for calligraffiti with workshops and live performances. Bringing together calligraffiti and media art. We warmly invite artists & those interested in learning or perfecting their calligraphy/calligraffiti/lettering techniques, to join our free workshop on May 2nd led by wonderful calligraffiti artists (names tba soon). During the creative process the partici...

Fake Star @ Energieavantgarde Anhalt e.V

Thursday, 5 April 2018 by admin

Fake Star @ Energieavantgarde Anhalt e.V

Launch 11 April 2018 / 18:30 @ Hallesche Straße corner Elbstraße, Lutherstadt Wittenberg The Fake Star artistic intervention explores in this poetic way the effects of the ‘post-fact’ period and our collective perception of truth. In the time of digital media, facts and credibility are measured based on each individual’s social reality and influences as well as on what the majority agrees. Creating the illusion of a star automatically questions the hypostasis of e...

APPLY NOW FOR ‘CULTURE BACKSTAGE’ TRAINING PROGRAMME!

Duration: 1 June 2018 - 30 June 2019 Deadline for Applications: 15 April 2018 Culture Backstage, an EU funded training program for young cultural entrepreneurs who wish to develop and implement projects on a European scale. It is developed by the European Creative Network for Culture, under the leadership of Creature, a Paris based School of Cultural Entrepreneurship in collaboration with Scuola Holden in Turin, Heimathafen Neukölln in Berlin, Public Art Lab in ...

URBAN MEDIA ART ACADEMY @ SAO PAOLO

Friday, 9 February 2018 by admin

URBAN MEDIA ART ACADEMY @ SAO PAOLO

URBAN MEDIA ART ACADEMY | São Paulo City of Contradictory Utopias: Curatorial Perspectives 21-24 February 2018 (evenings and full Saturday) Organised in collaboration with Verve Cultural and AVXLab @ Goethe-Institut São Paulo / Centro Cultural Maria Antonia / Da Haus / Red Bull Station The four-day program invites artists, curators, architects, VJs, filmmakers, musicians, students, theorists and others with interest in media art to examine curatorial perspectiv...

Emotional Transitions – Urban Media Art Kitchen

Friday, 12 January 2018 by admin

Emotional Transitions – Urban Media Art Kitchen

For this year's transmediale & CTM Vorspiel, Public Art Lab opens again its URBAN MEDIA ART KITCHEN and we invite you to experience with us Thai food & media art!   We are happy to introduce you to the Urban Media Art Academy which we launched with the curatorial topic Emotional Transitions last year in Bangkok in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Thailand.   In times where the political, geographical, sociocultural and personal transition...

FUTURE DIVERCITIES // ACTION RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Friday, 15 December 2017 by admin

FUTURE DIVERCITIES // ACTION RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Future DiverCities is going through its second year of life and the project's results so far are more than satisfying. The project defines itself as an Action Research process realised by art practices. The Future DiverCities Publication 'Creativity in Urban Context' reflects the data generated during the artistic labs, Divercities app development as well as the methodologies implemented and designed within the project. Public Art Lab as leading partner of the Action Res...

Digital Calligraffiti // 60 Years Goethe Institut Kachari

Digital Calligraffiti travels again east to celebrate 60 years of Goethe Institute Karachi, Pakistan with infinite digital calligraffiti messages. The project, which counts 1 year of life, was initially presented in an effort to bring the voices of young refugees of Berlin on the urban screens. During a co-creation lab calligraffiti & media artists came together with the berliner new comers to share their thoughts and wishes on current flaming topics. Through a ...

Digital Calligraffiti @ Creative City Berlin // The big good future!

Digital Calligraffiti returns to Berlin after the last performance in Beirut (White Wall) & to celebrate the 10 years of Creative City Berlin  The media artist Michael Ang (aka Mang) & the calligraffiti artist Drury Brennan will be composing & projecting beautiful Digital Calligraffitis for this special session, inviting the audience to share their thoughts around the topic of 'The big good future'.Digital Calligraffiti is an interactive installation-projec...

Kubik FREEDOM – a light sculpture for Human Rights

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 by admin

Kubik FREEDOM – a light sculpture for Human Rights

The Kubik FREEDOM sculpture is an installation curated by Public Art Lab for Amnesty International Germany in the framework of Berlin Leuchtet festival, that runs from 29th September until 15th October between 7pm and midnight at Breitscheidplatz, Berlin. The installation is devoted to Idil Eser, the director of Amnesty in Turkey, the Berlin activist Peter Steudtner and the Amnesty board member Taner Kılıç, who among others were arrested in July 2017. The light inst...

Digital Calligraffiti @ White Wall Beirut Festival

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 by admin

Digital Calligraffiti @ White Wall Beirut Festival

Digital Calligraffiti strikes again as a networked live scenario between Beirut and Berlin! Public Art Lab and From Here To Fame Publishing are transforming the facade screen of Collegium Hungaricum Berlin into a digital canvas which is networked with a projection wall in Beirut.  The artists in both cities start a trans-local dialogue, sending calligraffiti messages back and forth via a networked live performance to celebrate the opening of the new Goethe Instit...

Digital Calligraffiti

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 by admin

Digital Calligraffiti

Digital Calligraffiti has been developed initially in an effort to give young refugees living in camps in Berlin a public stage to share their messages and view on current topics. Following this experience, the next step was taken together with teenagers, who attended Tincon festival. This project format gives the chance to all social groups to freely share their messages & wishes. Using the art of calligraffiti to catalyse the communication between the unit and the...

Digital Calligraffiti @ TINCON

Monday, 22 May 2017 by admin

Digital Calligraffiti @ TINCON

Digital Calligraffiti @ TinconDigital Calligraffiti & its main interactive tool, the Infl3ctor, give the chance to social groups to express their beliefs and values. Using as expressive force the art of calligraffiti to catalyse the communication between the unit and the whole, it is aiming at transforming 70-246 the urban screens & facades into a canvas of expression and shake to the core our awareness on today’s burning motorup.com.au topics. This artistic form...

Susa Pop, Public Art Lab @ ifex.kolloquium 2017

ifex.kolloquium 2017 brings in the spotlight this year the topic of Media Architecture. The interdisciplinary master’s degree workhospitality.com.au programme at Bauhaus-University of Weimar under the same name investigates the ongoing structural change in our urban environments and the increased importance of media and architecture. Susa Pop, Public Art Lab is contributing insights into the matter with her a talk on ‘What Media Architecture can Contribute to Creative Ci...

PUBLIC FACE II @ Energieavantgarde Anhalt

Monday, 27 February 2017 by admin

PUBLIC FACE II @ Energieavantgarde Anhalt

An urban intervention for data visualisation of energy production and consumption from renewable sources by Julius von Bismarck, Benjamin Maus & Richard Wilhelmer @ Energieavantgarde Anhalt Opening: 14 March 2017 |17:00 @ Altes Theater, Lily-Herking-Paltz 1, Dessau / Germany Running until 25 June 2017 Public Face II is an installation that enables the visualization of data related to the energy consumption and production of renewable energy sources for the city ...

Public Art Lab @ Smart Media Architecture Summit 2017

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by admin

Public Art Lab @ Smart Media Architecture Summit 2017

On February 21st-22nd Public Art Lab will participate in the Smart Media Architecture Summit 2017 @ Dubai, UAE as a knowledge partner representing the Connecting Cities Network. This year's summit investigates alternatives for transforming the digital infrastructure of Middle eastern cities into platforms for artistic exchange. The conference will examinate how new urban development’s might integrate urban digital media, urban informatics, location-based social media,...

City Light Orchestra Performance @ Collegium Hungaricum Berlin

Public Art Lab is delighted to present Antoine Schmitt’s ‘City Light Orchestra’ networked performance hosted by Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (CHB) and Labourdettes Towers - Marseille, in the framework of Vorspiel of Transmediale / CTM Festival, Chroniques Festival and Future DiverCities project. City Light Orchestra is a visual symphony for the windows of the city, a pulsating illumination composed by the artist for the city’s inhabitants. After nightfall, every in...

Digital Calligraffiti Camp @ Vorspiel of transmediale / CTM // Future DiverCities Berlin Lab

Digital Calligraffiti Camp is a community project, that endeavours to contribute to the integration of young people from refugee camps will take place at Collegium Hungaricum Berlin during January in the framework of transmediale / CTM Vorspiel as the 3rd Lab of Future DiverCities. Under the guiding principle Urban Sreens are our Walls Digital Calligraffiti is bringing together young representatives of the refugee communities in Berlin, new media artists, traditional ...

07.10.2016 // Digital Calligraffiti Workshop @ Retune Festival

Digital Calligraffiti’s kick off interdisciplinary workshop is bringing together citizens with migration background new media artists, traditional calligraphers, calligraffiti artists, who will work together in order to create stunning tags with meaningful messages. Under the guiding principle ‚Urban Screens are our Walls’  there will be projections of the artworks as urban interventions. Save the date! DIGITAL CALLIGRAFFITI - URBAN SCREENS ARE OUR CANVAS! OCTO...

Digital Calligraffiti Prototype @ Retune Festival

Thursday, 29 September 2016 by admin

Digital Calligraffiti Prototype @ Retune Festival

Digital is Calligraffiti is a neighbourhood project, that wishes to transform the urban screens into communication/expression platforms for citizens with migration background. The projects puts under the scope fundamental questions: Where/How is the future that we dreamed of yesterday? What cultural values do people from migration background want to preserve from decaying and integrate to the way they live today? What contents do we wish to ‚write beautifully‘ and pass ...

Public Art Lab @ Forum d’Avignon Ruhr 2016

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 by sarah

Public Art Lab @ Forum d’Avignon Ruhr 2016

// Panel 'Creativity and Space - Best Practice for Urban Perspectives' // 25 August 2016, 3pm @ Forum d'Avignon Ruhr 2016, Essen Germany In the framework of the Forum d'Avignon Ruhr 2016 with the topic of 'Creativity: Raw Material Resource Future', Susa Pop, artistic director of Public Art Lab, talks about 'Crativity and Space - Best Practices for Urban Perspectives' hosted by Charles Landry, author of 'The Digitized City'. The Forum d'Avignon Ruhr is based on a Frenc...

Open Call @ Retune Festival 16

Monday, 1 August 2016 by sarah

Open Call @ Retune Festival 16

// Deadline: 28.08.2016 // Festival: 06.-08.10.2016   The 4th edition of the Berlin based Retune Festival is staged from October 6 to 8, 2016 in Kreuzberg. Experimental exhibitions, design studios, workshops, lectures, talks, and chatrooms are offered during this festival which is focused on technology, art, and design. For this year's edition Retune published an open call for everyone who is interested in the topics 'Immersed Narratives', 'Neuronal Creation', ...

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Award Berlin’s Best N° 2 for Public Art Lab

Monday, 1 August 2016 by sarah

Award Berlin’s Best N° 2 for Public Art Lab

Public Art Lab was officially elected one of Berlin's Best creative spots. KREATIV KULTUR BERLIN honors creative actors, innovative projects, networks and important spaces for culture and creativity in Berlin. Public Art Lab received the award because we started with installations in public space, carried out pioneering work in merging art and media facades in, and grew into an international network. Public Art Lab today realises projects and festivals all over the world -...

Connecting  Cities Publication: What Urban Media Art Can Do

The book 'What Urban Media Art Can Do - Why When Where and How?' departs from the global, exploratory research undertaken by the Connecting Cities Network and reflects on its curatorial strands of the Networked / Participatory and In/Visible City in new participative forms of arts such as digital placemaking, urban activism, telepresence, sensing and urban ecology. It showcases around 50 urban media art projects and highlights urban media environments worldwide includi...

Urban Media Project ‘Live the City’ @ Bangkok

Thursday, 28 April 2016 by sarah

Urban Media Project ‘Live the City’ @ Bangkok

07.06.-28.06.2016 // Launch Event 07.06.2016, 14-16pm @ BACC Bangkok In collaboration with Goethe-Institute Thailand and Connecting Cities, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre announced an Open Call for the media art project 'Live the City'. The program aims to enhance critical reflection on media art and culture in the context of city, urban media, city culture and related platforms. In December 2015 6 finalists took part in the Prototyping Lab 'Live The City', some...

Media Architecture Summit 2016

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 by sarah

Media Architecture Summit 2016

On March 16, 2016, Susa Pop presented the Connecting Cities Network in the framework of the Media Architecture Summit 2016, which was staged from March 15 to 16 in Frankfurt / Germany presented by Media Architecture Institute. The Summit featured experts and their projects at the intersection of digital and physical space: media facades, screens, installations an other media that make our cities smarter and that support social interaction. The Media Architecture Summit 201...

Have a look at the new photos of our URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN on January, 26. The Public Art Lab space was packed with interesting cultural actors from all over the world! This way, please. In the framework of this years’ transmediale and CTM edition Public Art Lab presented URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN – Cultural projects in Europe and the Arab world. URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN is a mixed format with talks, food, music and projections creating a platform for interculinary exchange. ...

Liam Young Screening @ Berlin

Thursday, 14 January 2016 by jasmin

Liam Young Screening @ Berlin

Public Art Lab is delighted to present Liam Young’s ‘New City’ animation series in cooperation with transmediale and Collegium Hungaricum Berlin. New City is a series of animated skylines of the near future. In intricate detail they depict a speculative urbanism, an exaggerated version of the present, in which we can project new cultural trends, environmental, political and economic forces. Photographs taken on expeditions around the world with nomadic studio Unknown...

URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN @ Public Art Lab

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 by jasmin

URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN @ Public Art Lab

In the framework of this years' transmediale and CTM edition Public Art Lab presents: URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN – Cultural projects in Europe and the Arab world. On Tuesday, 26th January 2016, Public Art Lab invites to join the URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN in the framework of transmediale’s and CTM’s Vorspiel. URBAN MEDIA KITCHEN is a mixed format with talks, food, music and projections creating a platform for interculinary exchange. In times in which the meaning of social an...

Future Heritage 2016

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 by jasmin

Future Heritage 2016

The collaborative project 'Future Heritage' wants to transform local heritage and knowledge for a sustainable, global society. The project will highlight cultural heritage in Palestine, which is disappearing and reproduce it in new forms and techniques in order to develop and promote heritage locally and internationally. ‘Future Heritage’ is a cooperation project between Ramallah Municipality, Palestine and Public Art Lab, Berlin in the field of visual arts, handcrafts...

G-Frame by The Constitute @ Quanzhou – video review

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by admin

G-Frame by The Constitute @ Quanzhou – video review

A short review of G-frame by The Constitute presented this year in November at the 14th Asia Arts Festival in Quanzhou. The project is one of the special Connecting Cities events taking place in China this year. G-Frame by The Constitute 7-8 November 2015 // 7-8pm & 7-10pm The G-frame is a drawing frame that enables users to draw, sketch and write gesturally on urban facades. It is connected to a projector. An integrated tablet allows the selection of stroke ...

Saving Face @ Venice Biennal & BCAC, Beijing

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 by sarah

Saving Face @ Venice Biennal & BCAC, Beijing

18-22 November 2015 @ BCAC New Media Window Project 2015-2016 at the Chinese Pavillion / Venice Biennale Touching is the new Scanning. The artists deconstruct and turn around control technologies and sensory perception to facilitate intimate meeting experiences: "Saving Face is an experimental technological bio-feedback system for a poetic 'meeting-through-touching ritual'. With the help of a personal 'Touching Face Scan', participants caress their own faces, to connect on...

Control No Control: Guanghzou Light Festival

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 by sarah

Control No Control: Guanghzou Light Festival

16-29 November 2015 // 7-10pm CONTROL NO CONTROL by Daniel Iregui / Iregular is an interactive LED sculpture which will be set up opposite to the Canton Tower during the Guangzhou Festival of Lights. For 9 nights the audience is invited to use their hands and body to interact with the sound and graphics of the LED sculpture. The full cycle of audio-graphical compositions passes five stages, each exploring a geometric pattern, its properties, its audio representation and ho...

Special Edition Connecting Cities @ China

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 by sarah

Special Edition Connecting Cities @ China

The Connecting Cities Network starts to collaborate with China and will present Connecting Cities projects in the framework of the Guangzhou International Festival of Lights 2015, the Asia Arts Festival in Quanzhou and at the Beijing Contemporary Art Center and the Chinese Pavillion at the 56th Venice Art Biennale. Connecting Cities China is managed by Marc Piesbergen and curated by Susa Pop, director of Public Art Lab. Many thanks to the festival organisers Guangzhou Ruifen...

INNOVATIVE CITIZEN LAB @ DORTMUNDER U

Thursday, 3 September 2015 by admin

INNOVATIVE CITIZEN LAB @ DORTMUNDER U

From the 17th until the 20th of September 2015 the Dortmunder U is hosting the self-maker-based festival Innovative Citizen. This fair focuses on the maker-culture which is connected to digital technologies. After the opening on Thursday morning with a symposium about the new urban production and its sustainability, there will be several speeches, debates, discussions and workshops. It is all about raising awareness of being more sensible and responsible towards our environ...

CONNECTING CITIES CONFERENCE @ ARS ELETRONICA FESTIVAL

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 by sarah

CONNECTING CITIES CONFERENCE @ ARS ELETRONICA FESTIVAL

// 3rd September 2015 // @ Conference Square, Ars Electronica This year's Ars Electronica Festival, taking place from September 3 to 7 in Linz, topic is 'Post City'. It is an inquiry into how cities of the future will have to be configured when there are more robots than people working in factories, everything is intelligently interlinked, autos drive autonomously and drones deliver the mail. And what does it mean for future megacities — above all, those on seacoasts ...

City Visions Lab @ Trafo-Station, Jena

Monday, 29 June 2015 by sarah

City Visions Lab @ Trafo-Station, Jena

// 15 July 2015 // @ Trafo-Station, Jena The upcoming CITY VISIONS LAB takes place on July 15, 2015 at the recently opened Trafo-Station in Jena, Germany. It is already the ninth event of the series of workshops preparing the CITY VISIONS JENA festival, presented in October 2015. This exchange of ideas shall offer a platform for those who would like to get involved in the discussions and the coordination of ideas and projects for the UNESCO International Year of Light 2...

CITY VISIONS JENA seeks volunteers

Monday, 29 June 2015 by sarah

CITY VISIONS JENA seeks volunteers

Register now The light- and science festival CITY VISIONS invites everyone to Jena, Germany, to explore the curatorial topic of ‘IN/VISIBLE CITIES’ in a vibrant light parcours. There will be a series of events throughout the festival from October 8th - 11th 2015 including interactive light installations and virtual new media art scenarios, artistic DIY-tech workshops, a symposium, short films and the Translocal Market, consisting in a light-innovation-campus and a Chin...

CITY CULTURE SCIENCE LAB @ YI-GATHER, GUANGZHOU

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 by admin

CITY CULTURE SCIENCE LAB @ YI-GATHER, GUANGZHOU

// 25-26 June // @ Yi-Gather, Guangzhou (CN) The City Culture Science Lab is a two-days international meeting and interdisciplinary workshop in the frame of the Connecting Cities Network. Organised by Public Art Lab and co-funded by the Goethe Institute Hongkong and the European Union, the City Culture Science Lab will create an intercultural exchange and knowledge transfer between two centers of optical technologies: the city of Jena / Germany and the city of Guanghzou...

Stop Motion Animation Workshop with Michel de Broin @ Public Art Lab

24 April 2015 // 10am Public Art Lab // Brunnenstr. 72, 13355 Berlin Ever wanted to be part of a process oriented artwork project? Now is your chance! In the framework of the EU funded artist exchange 'Human Futures', Canadian artist Michel de Broin will spend a residency in Berlin. He will develop a video projection work that is shown during mutek festival in Montréal. On April 24, 2015 Michel de Broin is holding a stopmotion animation workshop in order to create s...

Winner Projects of the 2015 Prototyping Lab In/Visible Cities @ transmediale

The 'In/Visible Cities: Prototyping Lab' took place on 26th and 27th January as part of transmediale 2015 in the SUPERMARKT – initiated by Public Art Lab in collaboration with Fraunhofer FOKUS and funded by the RWE Foundation. Creative developers, IT experts, urban planners and future visionaries have been invited to create DIY and crowdsourcing strategies dealing with the visualization of invisible technologies and data collection of our cities. The three topics safety ...

Connecting Cities Workshop and Lecture in Bangkok: ‘Urban Media in Public Space: The Bangkok Connect’

// Workshop: 6th – 7th March 2015 // Public Lecture: 6th March 2015, 5.00 – 6.30 pm Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) Multi-function Room, 1st floor Within the thematic framework of the international Network Connecting Cities, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Goethe-Institut Thailand and Public Art Lab organize the workshop 'Urban Media in Public Space: The Bangkok Connect' from 6th to 7th March 2015 in Bangkok. The workshop offers a platform for br...

IN/VISIBLE CITIES 2015: PROTOTYPING LAB

Wednesday, 10 December 2014 by admin

IN/VISIBLE CITIES 2015: PROTOTYPING LAB

// CALL FOR PARTICIPATION 25.-27.1. 2015 Supermarkt Berlin Brunnenstrasse 64 13355 Berlin Today’s modern cities are hybrid structures in which technology is invisibly interweaved in the perception layers of our everyday lives. With the curatorial theme of InVISIBLE and VISIBLE Cities, in the framework of UNESCO’s International Year of Light, we want to develop an awareness on the changes which are hardly visible to the eyes and are underlying our nowadays citie...

‘Breakthrough’ by Streaming Museum

Friday, 7 November 2014 by jasmin

‘Breakthrough’ by Streaming Museum

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, our new Connecting Cities partner, Streaming Museum in New York, will present the video ‘Breakthrough’ (1990), by artist Edwina Sandys, at the subway station Friedrichstraße in Berlin on Sunday, 9th November 2014 at the U-Bahn-Station Friedrichstraße in Berlin. In cooperation with WALL 'Breackthrough' will be shown every ten minutes. ‘Breakthrough’ is a monumental historic work, which was cre...

Connecting Cities @ MAB

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 by admin

Connecting Cities @ MAB

19 - 22 November 2014 Connecting Citites and Public Art Lab will attend the Media Architecture Biennale in Aarhus, Denmark. Architects, designers and artists meet with academia and industry, when the world’s premier media architecture event takes place on 19-22 November in Aarhus, Denmark, with a pre-event in Copenhagen. Across professions and nationalities, participants will create and discuss the media architecture of the future. And they will investigate how media ar...

Connecting Cities: Human Futures

Saturday, 11 October 2014 by admin

Connecting Cities: Human Futures

As part of the Media Architecture Biennale 2014 in Aarhus, Denmark, Connecting Cities presents Human Futures. Human Futures includes the installation Smashy Face by Michel de Broin, a wall installation in the form of a 16 by 16 grid, containing 256 incandescent light bulbs. This is used as the canvas for an exhibition, where a smiley face is drawn by smashing some of the light bulbs. In this way the installation will not be in the need of external power to smile. Human Fut...

Susa Pop @ New School, NYC

Friday, 10 October 2014 by jasmin

Susa Pop @ New School, NYC

Understanding Media Studies: 'Urban Screens as Community Platforms' The School of Media Studies presents a discussion with Susa Pop, Director, Public Art Lab, Berlin at the New School in New York City. The New School was founded in New York City nearly a century ago as an institution dedicated to intellectual and artistic freedom. Today it is a leading urban university offering some of the nation's most well respected degree, certificate, and continuing education pro...

Connecting Cities @ frei RAUM kultur, Berlin

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 by jasmin

Connecting Cities @ frei RAUM kultur, Berlin

Im Rahmen der Veranstaltung 'frei RAUM kultur' stellt Public Art Lab das Projekt 'Connecting Cities' vor. Der Kulturförderpunkt Berlin widmet sich am 1. Oktober 2014 im Podewil in Berlin-Mitte ab 18:00 Uhr dem Thema Freiräume in Berlin.  Unterschiedliche Projekte werden vorgestellt, die auf innovative Weise Räume zur Produktion und Präsentation von Kunst und Kultur nutzen. Das sind z.B. Projekträume, die auch im Netzwerk freier Projekträume und dem in 2014 erstmals dur...

Susa Pop @ International Forum of Media Arts City 2014, Sapporo, Japan

International Forum of Media Arts City 2014 “Aesthetics of Mediation: Creativity in an Age of Social Media” In November 2013, Sapporo became a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network as a "City of Media Arts". A media arts city senses the breath of the city and arbitrates the challenges of the future. The aesthetic, sensing the city, is a vital organ in relation to our recognition and communication. Sapporo Media Arts Lab (SMAL.jp), new partner of Connecting Citi...

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