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04.22.2017 – New Technologies in Contemporary Art – Art Brussels Talk 2017

04.22.2017 – New Technologies in Contemporary Art – Art Brussels Talk 2017

Media art, tech art, web art, digital art, time based media art… What, why and where to?

This panel will examine the recent developments of technology in contemporary art and highlight its importance in relation to a transition into a digital society.

Alain Servais (collector, Belgium), talks to Valentina Volchkova (International Director Pace gallery, Paris), and Hampus Lindwall (collector, Sweden) to assess the role of digital technology in art and discuss how it has changed since it gained public attention in the late 90’s.

Through the work of JODI and Felix Luque Sánchez, they will explore how artists are responding to technology as a new tool and the different aspects and problematics that digital and technological methods bring to light, as preservation, access and property.

Moderated by Alain Servais, with the participation of:

Hampus Lindwall, collector (Sweden)
Valentina Volchkova, International Director Pace gallery (Paris) JODI, artists (Netherlands – Belgium)
Félix Luque Sánchez, artist (Belgium)

This talk is a part of Art Brussels Talks 2017 and is coordinated with the help of :

  • Selin Ben Mehrez & Vincent Matthu, founders of RLTY (an online resource and communication tool for the development of new technologies in the art market).
  • Jacques Urbanska, digital art(s) project manager at Transcultures, Belgian Center for digital & sound cultures, Media Artist, art curator, and fouder of a large information web network on « Art(s) + Science(s) » thematic.

Production

Transcultures – RLTY – Art Brussels

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