Simon Weckert • The Map Becomes The Territory – Street 3.0

Interface Cultures Guestlecture Series Simon Weckert • The Map Becomes The Territory – Street 3.0 Platforms like Google Maps have become crucial gateways for understanding the world. However, they harbor significant gaps and biases, often resulting from processes of exclusion. As a result, their digital augmentations act more like distortions …

Guest lecture with Kenny Schachter at Francisco Carolinum Linz

We kick-start the year with a new guest lecture with New York-based artist, curator, lecturer and critic Kenny Schachter for his exhibition “Keep Hope Alive.” Join us on January 18th at 11am at Francisco Carolinum Linz. More info: ooekultur.at    

Michael Rottmann • Diagrammatic (Digital) Art. Cultures, Concepts and Critique of the Diagram

Interface Cultures Guestlecture Series Michael Rottmann • Diagrammatic (Digital) Art. Cultures, Concepts and Critique of the Diagram In the 1960s the diagram had become an important medium in visual arts. My talk aims to introduce a „diagrammatic art“ and its variety, which goes along with a wide range of diagrammatic …

Simon Penny • Embodied, Enactive and Performative Perspectives on Immersive Interactive Art

Interface Cultures Guestlecture Series Simon Penny  • Embodied, Enactive and Performative Perspectives on Immersive Interactive Art Talk by Simon Penny: Skill: Know-how, artisanal practices and ‘higher’ cognition. Skilled practitioners attest that in their experience of skilled practice, intelligence feels like it is happening in peripersonal space, at the fingertips, on …

Sonja Bäumel • THE LIVING

Interface Cultures Guestlecture Series Sonja Bäumel • THE LIVING We kickstart the new semester’s guest-lecture series with Austrian artist, independent researcher and art educator Sonja Bäumel. Sonja Bäumel’s artistic research explores ‘the living’ and the evolving perception of what bodies are made of. In active collaborative endeavours, she investigates the influence that …

Feminist AI lecture series @ University of Arts Linz

7. Sept., 11. Okt., 8. und 22. Nov., 13. Dez. 2023 und 10. Jän. 2024 – ONLINE via Webex Die Vortragsreihe, initiert von der Forschungsgruppe Critical Data der Abteilung Interface Cultures und dem akg (Arbeitskreis für Gleichbehandlungsfragen) der Kunstuniversität Linz, präsentiert inspirierende Vorträge zu Gender und KI. In a technological landscape, where media …

Resonating Selves // Interface Cultures at Ars Electronica Festival 2023

Resonating Selves is part of the Ars Electronica Festival 2023 6th-10th of September 2023, at Postcity Linz In an era where truth is increasingly elusive and subjective, the latest Interface Cultures student exhibition “Resonating Selves” presents a captivating exploration of how our identities resonate and interact with the world around …

Interface Cultures presents APOPHENIA

An aesthetic presentation of speculative collective imaginaries and narratives invites the audience to question the constructed nature of our shared realities and notions of truth. Further aesthetic exploration of AI tools adds a new layer of complexity, amplifying new possibilities for biases and errors that can arise from this new …

Quantified Perspectives: Rethinking Data Narratives @ Computational Creativity Hub at University of Luxembourg

Exhibition artwork with purple and green colors

A work in progress-exhibition by Critical Data students from the Interface Cultures department of the University of Art and Design, Linz. In the context of the collaborative lecture Critical Data of the Interface Cultures department, students of the Kunstuniversität Linz exchanged ideas with professors and PhD candidates of the University …

Interface Cultures – Admission Examination

Curious about art dealing with media and technologies? Do you want to discover more about interactive art, virtual environments, physical computing, and creative robotics? Are you interested in creating digital experiences and re-think future knowledge systems? We are pleased to announce that the admission examination for Interface Cultures Master is …