A playful exploration of the interfaces between humans and machines. On view, in the freiraum quartier21 International, selected projects by the Interface Culture Lab at the Linz University of Art and young media art from the Istanbul-based amber Art and Technology Platform. An international exhibition project focused on digital culture.
"PlayFace InterCult" offers a playful exploration of the interfaces between humans and machines, curated by Ekmel Ertan, Martin Kaltenbrunner, and Georg Russegger.
On view in the freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL exhibition space, it is presented in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and features selected projects by the Interface Culture Lab at the Linz University of Art and young media art from the Istanbul-based amber Art and Technology Platform.
Participating artists include Nagehan Kurali (TUR), Osman Koc (TUR), Muharrem Yildirim (TUR) & Aytac Kanaci (TUR), Ahmet Türkoglu (TUR), Murat Durusoy (TUR), Selin Özcelik (TUR), Vesela Mihaylova (BUL), Timothy Devine (AUS), Tiago Martins (POR), Ricardo O'Nascimento (BRA), Andreas Zingerle (AUT), Reinhard Gupfinger (AUT), Mar Canet (ESP), Jayme Cochrane (CAN), and Travis Kirton (CAN). The exhibits are interactive and designed to provide visitors with a hands-on experience.
The 'freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL' exhibition series is presented in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs in an exhibition space by the same name.
freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL shows international exhibition projects focusing on digital culture, fashion, and design.
Side program in English
Date: May 6, 11:00-21:00
Venue: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
11:00-13:00 "Morning Session" Workshop following the exhibition
14:00-17:00 amberPlatform Istanbul. Presentation of works from amberFestival, Artists-in-Residence of quartier21.
16:00-19:00 "Thumb fu" Workshop. Creating Hand-puppets with sensors and sound for Kung-Fu-Fighting. Thumb Fu! is super enhanced thumb wrestling. The artists use conductive fabric and thread to create thumb suits. When the characters touch, sound effects are triggered.
19:00 "PlayFace InterCult - Beyond Gaming". Lecture with Ekmel Ertan, Martin Kaltenbrunner and Georg Russegger. Introduction of Interface Cultures Lab, the Ludic Interfaces Project, and amberFestival. Backgrounds to the cooperation and networks with practical examples from the exhibition will be presented.
20:00 ReactablePerformance by Martin Kaltenbrunner
In the image TypeCity:Istanbul (c) Travis Kirton
Press relations, quartier21:
Julia Assl Phone: [+43] (0)1 / 523 58 81 - 1738 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Opening: Wed, Apr 20, 19:00
freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
MuseumsQuartier Wien, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna