FutureEverything. Open Culture + Wearables. This panel will investigate the influence and importance of open culture on wearables production, dissemination and technological crafting.
Uniting practitioners in the field of wearables who have worked on and with online platforms, open workshop events, publications, hack spaces, university classrooms and media labs to advance the proliferation of the craft of wearables, the panel will present case studies for the specific integration of open culture in the production and dissemination of wearables. Dates: Institute for the Unstable Media. Haus für elektronische Künste. The House of Electronic Arts (HeK) is the national competence centre that deals with art forms that address and reflect upon new media and technologies.
With its focus on interdisciplinary practices, it enables insights for a broad public into art productions of various genres between art, media, and technology. With its exciting programme that features exhibitions, small festival formats, performances and concerts, HeK engages with current social issues and technological aesthetic developments. Alongside its function as an event- and exhibition venue, HeK is involved in the methods of collecting and preserving digital arts. [KONTEJNER] - Home. KONTEJNER is inviting all artists, inventors, scientists, geek tech lovers and all other passionate tech heads to enter the open call and apply their works for presentation at the fourth edition of Device_art!
The call for proposals is open until May 2nd 2012. The term device_art refers to art production based on various aspects of technological devices and mechanisms: the creative usage of analogue/digital, high/low technologies, also including devices, gadgets, machines, robots and tech oriented performances. Projects ++ Ars Electronica Festival. Festival del Sole.