Workshop: Immersive Art and Future Realities
FLIP*FLOP lädt Kulturinitiativen, Kunst- und Kulturakteur*innen, Techniker*innen und Nerds* dazu ein, mit zeitgemäßen Medientechnologien zu experimentieren.
Zeit & Ort
22 Oct 2022, 10:00 – 14:00
VILLA MÜLLER, Weinberggasse 10, 6800 Feldkirch, Österreich
Über die Veranstaltung
FLIP*FLOP Workshop am 22. Oktober von 10:00 bis 14:00 Uhr mit Martina Menegon und Eva Fischer.
Immersive Art and Future Realities: Artistic Practice in Social Virtual Environments
Im Rahmen des Themas "Immersive Art und Future Realities" setzen wir uns mit virtueller Kunst und Social Web VR als kreative und kommunikative Werkzeuge auseinander, hören von Projekten der beiden Workshopleiterinnen und diskutieren über Potentiale virtueller Welten. Bitte bringt euren Laptop oder euer Tablet mit, um gemeinsam experimentieren zu können. Diesmal findet der Workshop jedoch bereits von 10:00 bis 14:00 statt, danach sorgt Patrick Müller für ein gemeinsames Mittagessen.
In the workshop "Immersive Art and Future Realities" we talk about virtual art and social web VR as a creative and communicative tool. Artist Martina Menegon and curator Eva Fischer show some of their favorite virtual artworks, immersive art installations and interventions. They talk about their experiences curating an online festival and art exhibitions that maneuver between virtual, analogue and hybrid settings.
Together we explore the virtual spaces they curated and designed for the platform for immersive experiences "Area for Virtual Art" and for the Vienna CIVA Festival. And we discuss the current and future potential of social virtual environments for art production, the creation of new worlds in cyberspace and the exchange of experiences.
Martina Menegon (Italy, 1988) is an artist, curator and educator working predominantly with Interactive and Extended Reality Art to create intimate and complex assemblages of physical and virtual elements that explore the contemporary self and its “phygital” corporeality. Martina’s work has been exhibited internationally in several festivals, galleries, institutions and museums and some of her work are in permanent collections both online and offline.
As a curator, Martina founded “/afk” in 2019 and co-directed with Shahab Nedaei a series of pop-up solo exhibitions highlighting local and international Digital, Extended and Virtual Reality Art in Vienna. Since 2020 she has been Vice Director and Curator at the CIVA Festival for New Media Art as well as Head of Extended Reality and Curator at the platform for immersive experiences “Area for Virtual Art“ on behalf of sound:frame.
Additionally to her artistic and curatorial practice, Martina has given lectures and talks internationally both online and offline on topics such Avatar, Synthetic Corporeality, Social Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Art. In 2016 she started lecturing at the class of Transmedia Art at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and became University Assistant in 2018. She is currently Senior Artist and Lecturer at Transmedia Art, where she teaches “Digital Design and Virtuality”.
Martina Menegon currently lives and works in Vienna and is represented by ALBA Gallery in Vienna and ARTEMIS Gallery in Lisbon.
Eva Fischer is an independent curator, cultural manager and lecturer in the field of experimental media and immersive art. Since 2021, she has directed the media art festival CIVA - Contemporary Immersive Virtual Art in Vienna. Since 2022 she has been working as project manager at the Viennese agency Museum Booster. In 2007, she initiated sound:frame, which gained notoriety as Vienna's festival for audiovisual art and has been active as a platform for immersive art and technology since 2016. Since 2011, she has been a lecturer in the field of experimental media at various universities and universities of applied sciences. From 2016 to 2019 she directed the production of the Diagonale in Graz, from 2018 to 2020 she was active as co-organiser of XR Vienna.
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