ARTISTIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE CITY SPACE. Stimulation of the sensual sphere by using, collecting and reflecting urban situations.

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A collage of scientific essays, subjective interpretations, lectures in audio-video format, and photographs – all of them illustrating the broad range of possibilities and approaches towards artistic research and urban realities. Continue reading

On the Edge of Perceptibility. Sound Art.

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Műcsarnok’s exhibition spaces house sound installations from recent decades, with the participation of Hungarian and international artists. What the curator, concept owner and their colleagues have in mind is a medium-specific – but also thematic – exhibition, which, in addition to the possible applications of the medium of sound in visual arts, also thematizes various aspects of how we perceive the outside world. Continue reading

NECS 2014 Conference, Milan

“The contemporary city represents a new context of experimentation in terms of languages of communication, aesthetics and media consumption. The most immediate result is a new sense of place, fed and inspired by a massive presence of screen media. Sentient city and Screen city are just some of the most recent formulations attempting to tackle the emerging trends taking place in the contemporary urban environment. Continue reading

ART IN PUBLIC SPACE. AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COOPERATION. 22 MAY 2014. VIENNA

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Exploring Vienna through sound stories and cinematic experience. In an explorative city walk, we visit one of Vienna’s „forgotten” quarters – the 11th district, Simmering. In order to get familiar with its distinct acoustic and synaesthetic environment, we approach its neighborhoods through different formats of exploration on location: experimental mapping techniques, a sound walk, as well as a subsequent round of discussion. Continue reading