22 – 23 September, V&A Museum / ACF London
The annual event at the V&A Museum brings together artists, designers, engineers, technologists and the public to celebrate and share contemporary digital art and design. This year the V&A and the Austrian Cultural Forum (ACF) London, in collaboration with an international group of artist from the Interface Culture department at the University of Art and Design Linz. On the border between art, design and technology, the artist navigate each other and the participant through undefined territories and multidisciplinary fields. The projects engage with the topic of human – machine relations, communicated in a playful and interactive way.
The presentation questions the fundamental correlations of our understanding of the present and possible future relationships with technology. Interconnected between analogue mediums and algorithms, the artists expose an evidence of the poetic potential of the digital methodologies.
The exhibition at the V&A include:
- Aesun Kim and Stevie Sutanto Spirit Spaces
- Gabriella Gordilo & Irene Ródenas Fuzzy Logic,
- Qian Ye & Melanie Tonkowik Beyond Paper
- Ben Olsen & Giacomo Piazzi The One Who Knows.
The Austrian contribution to the Digital Design Weekend 2018 been curated by Klimentina Milenova, currently an MA candidate at the Interface Cultures programme at the Kunstuniversität Linz.
It has been made possible by the support of NIO and in partnership with Interface Cultures, the Kunstuniversität Linz and Ars Electronica Export.
Saturday 22 September, 5:30
Digital Design Weekend Performance Evening
An evening of free performances. Jens Vetter presents a sound-performance entitled Schrittweise featuring Tquencer and custom electronics while Gabriela Gordillo presents an interactive performance. Visitors are invited to inscribe the data of their everyday rhythms which she then transforms into a sound composition.
Sunday 23 September, 11am – 1:30pm
Workshop: ANDI – Low-Tech 3D Printer by Irene Ródenas
A free workshop for 12 – 16 year olds. 3D printers are used for a variety of purposes from prototyping to architecture, jewelry, fashion and medicine. Explore what 3D technology is and how it can shape our relation and communication to machines and our surroundings together with Linz-based artist Irene Ródenas.