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Connecting Cities is a European and worldwide expanding network aiming to build up a connected infrastructure of media facades, urban screens and projection sites to circulate artistic and social content.


In opposition to the commercial use of these urban media, we establish them as platforms on which citizens can exchange – within the city as much as between cities.

We will set up and test this infrastructure of Urban Media Facades through a series of Connecting Cities events, workshops, conferences and artists’ programmes like research residencies and mobile urban media labs. These process oriented interventions and public activities constitute the heart of Connecting Cities.



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NEWS

MUTEK Cabaret @ ISEA 2015, Vancouver

// 16th-18th August 2015

// @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts - Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Vancouver

From August 16 to 18 2015 Connecting Cities partner MUTEK presents an amazing series of audiovisual performances from Québec artists. The 'MUTEK Cabaret' is staged in the framework of ISEA 2015 - the International Symposium on Electronic Art - in Vancouver.

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New partner: City of Light Jena

Photograph: © Florian Licht

We are happy to announce our new partner City of Light Jena!

From 8 to 11 October 2015 the new light and science festival CITY VISIONS JENA will be staged in Jena, Germany.

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Open Call: Post City Kit @ Ars Electronica

// Deadline: July 15th

// 3-7 September 2015

Our Connecting Cities partner Ars Electronica in Linz organises a Prototyping Lab during the Ars Electronica festival September 3 to 7, 2015,  in order to develop a Post City Kit.

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CITY VISIONS JENA seeks volunteers



The light- and science festival CITY VISIONS invites everyone to Jena, Germany, to explore the curatorial topic of ‘IN/VISIBLE CITIES’ in a vibrant light parcours. There will be a series of events throughout the festival from October 8th - 11th 2015 including interactive light installations and virtual new media art scenarios, artistic DIY-tech workshops, a symposium, short films and the Translocal Market, consisting in a light-innovation-campus and a Chinese Night Market.

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City Visions Lab @ Trafo-Station, Jena

Photograph: Tina Peißker

The upcoming CITY VISIONS LAB takes place on July 15, 2015 at the recently opened Trafo-Station in Jena, Germany.

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LATEST ACTIVITIES

2015

OCTOBER 2015

28.-31.10.2015
PLDC conference 2015 @ Rome

08.-11.10.2015
Light Festival 'City Visions' @ Jena

JULY 2015

15.07.2015
City Visions Lab @ Trafo-Station, Jena

JUNE 2015

25.-26.06.2015
City Culture Science Lab @ Guangzhou

FEBRUARY 2015

06.-07.03.2015
Workshop & Lecture @ BACC, Bangkok

JANUARY 2015

25.-27.01.2015
Prototyping Lab @ SUPERMARKT, Berlin

28.01.2015
Artist Camp @ Public Art Lab, Berlin

30.01.2015
Public Panel 'In/Visible Cities: Prototyping Lab' @ transmediale HKW, Berlin

 

2014

NOVEMBER

19.-22.11.2014
Connecting Cities @ SP_Urban Digital, Sao Paulo

19.-22.11.2014
Connecting Cities @ Media Architecture Biennale, Aarhus

17.11.2014
International Conference European Capital of Cultures @ Riga 2014, Riga

OCTOBER

13.10.2014
Connecting Cities @ New School, NYC

04.10.2014
Connecting Cities Event: Telepuppet.tv @ White Night, Brussels

Connecting Cities Event: Human Beeing @ FACT, Liverpool

02.10.2014
Connecting Cities Event: Telepuppet.tv @ FACT, Liverpool

01.10.2014
Connecting Cities @ frei RAUM kultur Kulturförderpunkt, Berlin

SEPTEMBER

30.09.2014
Connecting Cities @ International Forum of Media Arts City 2014, Sapporo, Japan

26+27.09.2014
Connecting Cities Event @ Medialab-Prado, Madrid

12.-14.09.2014
Connecting Cities Conference @ International Conference European Capital of Culture, Riga

11.-14.09.2014
'Connecting Cities Urban Reflections' – Light Parcours/Symposium/Workshop @ Kulturfestival WeddingMoabit, Berlin

04-08.09.2014
Ars Electronica Festival @ Ars Electronica, Linz

AUGUST

21-24.08.2014
Media Facades Festival @ m-cult, Helsinki

JULY 2014

31.07–09.08. 2014
Connecting Cities Workshop 'Design Fiction and Narrative Prototyping'403 International Art Center, Wuhan

JUNE 2014

13-14.06.2014
Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab Symposium @ iMAL, Brussels

13.-21.05.2014
Connecting Cities Urban Media Lab @ iMAL, Brussels

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