[spectre] The European Tech Art Scene in SXSW - Austin
simona.lodi at toshare.it
Mon Mar 5 17:49:58 CET 2012
Dear friends and colleagues,
if you happen to be in Austin next weekend there is a good reason to
come in SXSW. Sorry for any cross postings.
Jasmina Tešanović and Simona Lodi at SXSW 2012, Austin Texas
SXSW 2012, Austin Texas — Sunday, 11th March, 12.30 pm Texas local
time/5.30 pm Italian time
The European Tech Art Scene presented by Jasmina Tešanović and Simona
Lodi. Special guest Bruce Sterling.
Dear Share Festival friends,
this time we're bringing you news from America's Deep South!
For the first time ever, Piemonte Share will be featuring at the SXSW
Interactive Festival, through an appearance by Simona Lodi. Sunday, 11th
March at 12.30 pm Texas local time (5.30 pm in Italy), the artistic
director of Piemonte Share Festival will be invited as speaker at a
panel presented by Jasmina Tešanović on the innovative, intangible and
provocative art scene in Europe, with special guest Bruce Sterling.
The discussion will start with a consideration of the structural
differences between cultural production in North America and Europe,
taking a look at emblematic examples of art works, with a special focus
on the works that to date have won the Share Prize.
The XIX SXSW Interactive Festival will be held in Austin, Texas, from
A key event for the international arts scene, SXSW is the biggest
cultural festival in North America. Divided into three sections, held on
consecutive weeks, the festival features a vast programme dedicated to
interactive art, music and film, offering a perfect location to catch
bands, premiere screenings and the latest from around the world.
The strength of this mega event over the years has been its ability to
bring together mainstream productions and the independent scene,
attracting to Austin for ten days musicians, film directors, artists and
innovators of the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Willem Dafoe, Ray
Kurzveil, Bruce Sterling, Tim O'Reilly, Stephen Wolfram and Jaron Lanier.
The week dedicated to interactive art is more than just a festival—it's
a hotbed for cutting-edge technology, where the most inspired minds in
new, emerging fields present their websites, games, applications and
Share Festival 8th ed.
art in digital culture
7/11 November 2012
Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali
Torino - IT
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