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10 May 2011

Announcing the Art.on.Wires Media Festival 2011

Art.on.Wires Media Festival 2011
Art.on.Wires Society


Duration: Wed 25 - Sun 29 May 2011 Opening Hours: daily 10am - 17pm and on most evenings Ticket Price: 5-Day: 750/1250 NOK, Single-day 350 NOK Early Bird Tickets: until 15. May 2011


Betong Club/Chateu Neuf
Slemdalsveien 15
N-0369 Oslo

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Art.on.Wires Media Festival
Festival for Media Arts and Digital Culture

25-29 May 2011
Betong/Chateu Neuf, Oslo

The Art.on.Wires Festival is an open laboratory, meeting point and hacker space, for artists, designers, creative media professionals, multimedia researchers, engineers, and Do-it-Yourself enthusiasts. Art.on.Wires creates an annual forum for interdisciplinary exploration of future electronic arts and modern lifestyle. This year the festival will take place at Chateu Neuf in Oslo from 25th - 29th May 2011. Under the title make : create : invent : recycle : explore we promote education, collaboration, sharing and making of interactive and electronic art, and the direct dissemination of latest developments from Multimedia IT research to the public. Over five days we arrange tutorials from leading artists and researchers, interactive installations and live performances. Visitors awai

* 4 central themes: interaction, sound, visuals, and hardware hacking
* 13 high-class tutorials
* 3 evenings with live performances and DJ's    
* more than 30 world-class artists and researchers
* keynotes and presentations
* interactive arts installations
* a media and hardware hacker lab

We invite professional artists, designers, architects, musicians, researchers, students and open-minded visitors to join a vivid and diverse group of experimentors to share, create, learn, play and be inspired by arts, science and technology. Presenters at the festival are internationally renowned researchers and artists, including Christian Jaquemin, Nick Collins, Brock Craft, Lisa Wymore,, and DKIA. Audio-visual live performances will be presented by Lars Graugaard, Jacob Korn, Jason Geistweidt, Nick Collins and many others.

Festival Highlights
Swarm Cubes Tutorial
DKIA, Austria
Thu, 26 May 10-17h

Shaders for Advanced Graphical Rendering in OpenFrameworks Tutorial

Christian Jaquemin, France
Fri, 27 May 10-13

Networked Dance: Collage Study #1 – Where Here Meets There

Lisa Wymore, UC Berkeley and Liv Hanne Haugen, Norway
Fri, 27 May 14-17

Interactive Network Music Performance Tutorial Tutorial
Alain Renaud, UK and Alexander Carot, Germany
Sat, 28 May 14-17

Kinect Tutorial
Lars Graugaard, Dan Overholt and Aalborg University Art+Technology Students
Sun, 29 May 10-13

Duration and Opening Hours

Wednesday 25 - Sunday 29 May 2011
daily 10am - 17pm and on most evenings

Betong Club, Chateu Neuf
Slemdalsveien 15
0369 Oslo

Festival tickets are available for 750/1250 NOK (~100/160 Euro), day tickets and evening tickets cost 350 NOK (~45 Euro) and 100/150 NOK (~12/20 Euro). As special bonus to all 5-day tickets sold before May 15 you can bring one friend to the festival for free.