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NEW PARTNER: CITY OF LIGHT JENA

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.

CITY VISIONS JENA is a new light- and science festival in Jena. It invites everyone to explore the curatorial topic of 'Invisible and Visible Cities' in a vibrant light parcours. How can we visualise our 'Invisible cities' that generate, process and manage data in realtime through artistic scenarios? Jena, city of lights and center for the science of optical technologies, opens up as an urban laboratory and stage for international media artists to investigate the applications and impacts of invisible technologies through interactive light installations.

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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 LAB @ TRAFO-STATION, JENA

// 15 July 2015

// @ Trafo-Station, Jena

The upcoming CITY VISIONS LAB takes place on July 15, 2015 at the recently opened Trafo-Station in Jena, Germany. It is already the ninth event of the series of workshops preparing the CITY VISIONS JENA festival, presented in October 2015. This exchange of ideas shall offer a platform for those who would like to get involved in the discussions and the coordination of ideas and projects for the UNESCO International Year of Light 2015. Furthermore new formats will be developed which hold symbolic value for the city of Jena.

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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. Here, Jena will be connected to its partner city Guangzhou / Panyu, China,  via new media art scenarios and opening up virtual windows for intercultural exchange.

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CITY CULTURE SCIENCE LAB @ GUANGZHOU

// 25-26 June 2015

// @ Yi-Gather, Guangzhou (CN)

The City Culture Science Lab is a two-days international meeting and interdisciplinary workshop in the frame of the Connecting Cities Network.

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