What is ArtFutura?
What is ArtFutura?
Since January 1990, ArtFutura, the festival of Digital Culture and Creativity, has explored the most interesting projects and ideas that have come up on the international panorama of New Media, Virtual Reality, Interactive Design and Digital Animation.
Its activities include:
- Interactive Installations
- Live Performances.
Among the festival’s participants in previous editions:
William Gibson, Theo Jansen, Toshio Iwai, Laurie Anderson, Hiroshi Ishii, Paul Friedlander, Moebius, David Byrne, Masaya Matsuura, Howard Rheingold, Timothy Leary, Tomato, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Rebecca Allen, Ryota Kuwakubo, Mariscal, Orlan, Yoichiro Kawaguchi, Brian Eno,Karl Sims, Marcel.lí Antúnez, Arthur Kroker, Xeni Jardin, Universal Everything.
Also, organizations and companies such as:
Ars Electronica, Industrial Light & Magic, Weta Digital, Pixar, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Digital Domain, SAT Montreal, Blast Theory, UVA, Amorphic Robot Works, Improv Everywhere, The Creators Project and the MIT Media Lab.
The GaleriaFutura division promotes the most exhibitable aspects of the new digital creativity. From New Media to Virtual Reality.
Among its projects, there’s the large-scale exhibition “SoulsandMachines” shown at the Museo Nacional Reina Sofía in Madrid, which drew more than 450.000 visitors. And, more recently, “Digital Creatures”, exhibited in Rome.
Throughout these years, ArtFutura has shown that, at the beginning of this new millennium, art and science are following parallel paths. And that, now more than ever, creativity finds in digital technology an extraordinary medium.
More information at:
- Catalogs – Read and download the ArtFutura’s catalogs
- Vídeos @ Vimeo – ArtFutura’s Videos
- Videos @ YouTube – ArtFutura’s Videos
- Images @ Google – Images
- Wikipedia – ArtFutura according to Wikipedia
- Art + Thought – Texts from speakers published at ArtFutura’s catalogs
- Past Editions – Links to authors and websites from past editions