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Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2021: Yesterday’s Fiction  

Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2021:Yesterdays’ Fiction 微波國際新媒體藝術節2021: 今未來Alvaro Cassinelli, Dries Depoorter, Justine Emard, Sputniko!, Tamiko Thiel and /p, Simon Weckert, Future Media Arts Festival, Chang Hsin-Yu, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival & Jason Lam Oct 29 to Nov 14, 2021 http://www.microwavefest.net The main exhibition of the Festival will be held at Exhibition Hall of Hong Kong City Hall from Oct 30 – Nov 14, exhibits include a variety of works from artists all over the world: the scientific myth telling Red Silk of Fate – Tamaki’s Crush by Sputniko!; the talkative Surveillance Speaker by Dries Depoorter; Tamiko Thiel and /p’s cunning Lend Me Your Face!; Simon Weckert’s tricky Google Maps Hacks; Alvaro Cassinelli’s robots with unique character, Shy Bot and Toro-Bots; Co(AI)xistence the interaction between human and artificial intelligence recorded by Justine Emard; and the tribute to limitless NFT, TFN/Technological Finding Netbot by Future Media Arts Festival, Chang Hsin-Yu, Microwave International New Media Arts Festival and Jason Lam. FESTIVAL GRAND OPENINGFriday Oct 29, 2021 6.30pm – 9pmExhibition Hall, 1/F, Low Block, Hong Kong City HallRegistration: https://forms.gle/FLcck6AfQoKyvFEo9 MAIN EXHIBITIONSaturday Oct 30, 2021 – Sunday, Nov 7, 2021 12am – 8pmExhibition Hall, 1/F, Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall MIT MEDIA LAB …

Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2020: Sharp Chronicles

Oct 30 – Nov 15, 2020 Microwave International New Media Arts Festival 2020 returns this year from Oct 30 to Nov 15. With the curatorial theme Sharp Chronicles, the festival presents a series of exhibitions, online episodes, and screenings, to explore the pursuit of truth in face of information explosion and fabrication in the everyday life. Media art is not merely the practice of creative ideas, but also embodies the characteristics of science and technology. Therefore, not only is media art capable of circulating messages,  documenting evidence, instigating research and awareness, it also opens the possibilities of tracing and pursuing truth. The curatorial theme of this year’s festival begins with this intention. In the everyday life of information overload, we ride on critical discussions and navigate between the threads of media art.  Through which, we allow as many possibilities as possible, and reject any certainty to weave together our “Sharp Chronicles”. The preview of the Main Exhibition takes place on Oct 30 at the Exhibition Hall (Low Block) of Hong Kong City Hall. The exhibition brings together works from international artists, including Lawrence Abu …