PRESENTATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE WORKSHOP ‘ARTVERTISER: COMPUTER SCIENCE AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT’

Date:
12.07.2014
Format:
PRESENTATION
Place:
courtyard
Language:
english

Participants of the workshop will conduct several tuors around Moscow and show their own art projects featured on the city billboards using spaecial application for augmented reality

At the final presentation for the workshop, Arturo Castro will discuss the work, premiering a joint project employing augmented reality and the technology of computer visualisation in the urban environment. As part of the three-day workshop, the participants will have put their own art-projects on public display in the city, replacing advertising on electronic billboards. Julian will be giving several excursions around Moscow for all those interested in experiencing these projects in person.

Arturo Castro is an artist, educator and engineer currently based in Berlin. He is one of the core developers of the open source toolkit for artists and designers openFrameworks. Currently he works on his own and collaborates with other artists and technologists on projects usually in the field of interactive installations. He’s main interests are related with open source culture in the context of artistic practices and technology literacy and his work has been exhibited in museums like Maison d’Ailleurs in Switzerland, the London Design Museum or Moscow’s Multimedia Art Museum among others.

The presentation of the workshop results is a part of Polytech at Strelka collaborative educational programme created by the Polytechnic Museum and the Strelka Institute, supporting by MegaFon Company. The program will include a series of events dedicated to popular science and new developments in contemporary art at the intersection where science, architecture and visual art collide. From May through September 2014, the Strelka Institute will host public lectures and seminars on science-art, as well as multiple activities for curators, artists and museum professionals.