Sankt Interface Day 2016
7th December 2016, 18:00-02:00
AudiMax & Dokapi Domgasse 1
‘Sankt Interface’ (Saint Interface) is an artistic project organized by Interface Cultures which serves also as the annual celebration of our department. It is not a coincidence that it is celebrated around every ninth of December, the same day of 1968 when Douglas Engelbart did his ultra-famous conference, known today as “The Mother of All Demos”. At Sankt Interface, academic conferences, artistic performances, exhibitions, concerts and a “Computer Mouse Award” conform a celebration transforming into a happening in which students, professors, and friends of Interface Cultures participate at the same level.
This year’s event includes a keynote by Prof. Masaki Fujihata, one of the pioneers of Japanese new media art, recognized for his sophisticated interactive network installations and because his primary concern has been to employ multimedia technology in order to examine the possibilities for communication within virtual spaces.
But also Sankt Interface 2016 includes this year an intriguing butoh performance by Romina Achatz on the topic ‘technology as constraint’, the second edition of the infamous ‘Computer Mouse Awards’ (with a jury formed by Patrícia J. Reis, Dagmar Schink and Masaki Fujihata), and live performances with custom digital instruments by Morast (noise, DIY electronics), Chang Yen Tzu (Vacuum Cleaner Instrument), Enrique Tomás (Homage to Toshio Iwai) and Dj sessions accompanied by VJ Aleksandra Bolcek. It’s a must see!
Welcome Sankt Interface 2016! by Enrique Tomás
Presentation of selected works, MASS INTERFACES, Online exhibition, by Cesar Escudero Andaluz
18:15 – 18:20
Welcome by Prof. Dr. Christa Sommerer (Head Interface Cultures Program)
Keynote by Masaki Fujihata
Butoh Performance by Romina Achatz
Computer Mouse Contest Award (apply by/until 05/12/2016)
Buffet & Getränke (in Dokapi)
Konzerte von Interface Cultures Studierenden & Friends: Morast – Chang Yen Tzu – Enrique Tomás – Aleksandra Bolcek
Infos & Media:
Chang Yen Tzu – Retro Vacuum Cleaner musical interface