• TypeCity:Istanbul (c) Travis Kirton
    PlayFace InterCult

    The exhibition offers a playful exploration of the interfaces between humans and machines.

    PlayFace InterCult

    Apr 21 to May 8, daily 10:00-19:00
    Venue: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
    Opening: Wed, Apr 20, 19:00
    Free admission!




    \"PlayFace InterCult\" offers a playful exploration of the interfaces between humans and machines, curated by Ekmel Ertan, Martin Kaltenbrunner, and Georg Russegger.

    On view in the freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL exhibition space, it is presented in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs and features selected projects by the Interface Culture Lab at the Linz University of Art and young media art from the Istanbul-based amber Art and Technology Platform.


    Participating artists include Nagehan Kurali (TUR), Osman Koc (TUR), Muharrem Yildirim (TUR) & Aytac Kanaci (TUR), Ahmet Türkoglu (TUR), Murat Durusoy (TUR), Selin Özcelik (TUR), Vesela Mihaylova (BUL), Timothy Devine (AUS), Tiago Martins (POR), Ricardo O\'Nascimento (BRA), Andreas Zingerle (AUT), Reinhard Gupfinger (AUT), Mar Canet (ESP), Jayme Cochrane (CAN), and Travis Kirton (CAN). The exhibits are interactive and designed to provide visitors with a hands-on experience.


    Side program
    in English
    May 6, 11:00-21:00
    freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL


    11:00-13:00 \"Morning Session\" Workshop following the exhibition
    14:00-17:00 amberPlatform Istanbul. Presentation of works from amberFestival, Artists-in-Residence of quartier21.
    16:00-19:00 \"Thumb fu\" Workshop. Creating Hand-puppets with sensors and sound for Kung-Fu-Fighting. Thumb Fu! is super enhanced thumb wrestling. The artists use conductive fabric and thread to create thumb suits. When the characters touch, sound effects are triggered.
    19:00 \"PlayFace InterCult - Beyond Gaming\". Lecture with Ekmel Ertan, Martin Kaltenbrunner and Georg Russegger. Introduction of Interface Cultures Lab, the Ludic Interfaces Project, and amberFestival. Backgrounds to the cooperation and networks with practical examples from the exhibition will be presented.
    20:00 ReactablePerformance by Martin Kaltenbrunner

    TypeCity:Istanbul (c) Travis Kirton

    Wed, Apr 20 2011 to Sun, May 08 2011
    Q21, freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
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