Media Facades Symposium

6. 9. 10:00 – 17:00

The Ars Electronica Futurelab invited media façades pioneers, who provide sustainable infrastructures and new communication platforms for modern active citizens. The main topic will be the possibilities that emerge between the virtual and real public space based on new cooperation models between socio-political, cultural, architecturally aesthetic and economic interests.

Schedule Part I: Reality and Vision

  • 10:00 Welcome Address by Stefan Mittlböck-Jungwirth-Fohringer (AT)
    Director Media and Architecture, Ars Electronica Futurelab and Susa Pop, Managing Director, Public Art Lab
  • 10:15 Introduction by Miram Strupek (DE)
    Urban Media Researcher
  • 10:45 Oliver Ebert (DE)
    Architect, MA, ag4
  • 11:15 Gernot Tscherteu (AT)
    Media and Interaction Designer
  • 12:00 Panel Discussion: Media Facades and Urban Screens
    Nerea Calvillo (SP) (Media Lab Prado Madrid), Heather Corcoran (UK) (Fact Liverpool), Jan Edler (DE) (Realitis:United) Minna Tarkka (FI) (m-cult Helsinki), Marie-Laure Delaby (BE) (iMA L)
  • 12:45 Roundup and Discussion

Moderation: Susa Pop (DE), Managing Director Public Art Lab

Schedule Part II: The aesthetic of light / Light Pollution

  • 14:00 Dietmar Hager (AT)
    Astrophotograph and Medical Doktor AKH Linz
  • 14:20 Thomas Posch (AT)
    Astronomer and Philosopher, University Vienna
  • 14:40 Othmar Cosar (AT)
    Environmental criminologist, Kripo Linz
  • 15:00 Andreas Böhlke (DE)
    Lighting desinger, Festival of Lights Berlin
  • 15:20 Norbert Chmel (AT)
    LDE, Wien
  • 16:00 Panel Discussion: The aesthetics of light
    Dietmar Hager (AT), Thomas Posch (AT), Othmar Cosar (AT), Oliver Ebert (DE), Norbert Chmel (AT)
  • 16:45 Roundup and Discussion

Moderation: Eckehart Loidolt, schneider+schumacher/Wien

Also see: Facade Festival

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