The Symposium for New Media & Electronic Art
MANIFEST:IO – The Symposium for New Media & Electronic Art
TimeLab, a transmedia laboratory for artistic research in Berlin, proudly presents MANIFEST:IO, the Symposium for New Media and Electronic Art in Berlin.
Join us on 17 & 18 Feb 2023 for a weekend of artistic research talks, audio-visual performances and a transmedia art exhibition that takes place in the heart of Berlin at the charming Alte Münze. With the aim of creating a critical and diversely driven space for new media students, artistic researchers and upcoming artists working at the intersection of art, technology and culture. MANIFEST:IO will unfold over a 2-day event to feature various artists and professionals working in AI, VR, AR, sound art, theater, A/V performance, Web3, amongst other boundary-pushing themes, to present works, discuss research ideas and network among peers.
Morning talks from 10 am - 4 pm will be followed by a group exhibition from 4 pm - 10 pm showcasing audio-visual interactive installations, VR experiences, AI video art and a number of spatial sound compositions. On 18 Feb, we celebrate the closing of MANIFEST:IO from 9 pm onwards at the CAGE Club of Alte Muenze with a night programme that will feature a number of genre-pushing A/V performances curated by record at and Radio Alhara.
Tickets for each day are purchasable and available online via Eventbrite starting from 5 EUR. The symposium is founded and organised by TimeLab, and sponsored by the University of Europe for Applied Sciences, and in collaboration with Radio Alhara, HTW Berlin and Catalyst.
Participating programmes & universities:
- New Media Design, University of Europe for Applied Sciences
- Catalyst - Institute for Creative Arts and Technology
- Design & Computation from Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK) and Technische Universität Berlin (TU)
- New York University Berlin (NYU)
- Communications Design from Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin
- Hochschule der Bildenden Künste (HBK) Saar
Participating students, artists and studios include
SOHRAB SAMSAM, FRANCESCA CALECA, MAECENARTE, MAURICIO LLOPIZ, ANA ALBUQUERQUE, PARALLEL PROCESSING, FEDERICO TORRES, BILEAM TSCHEPE, JULI SARAGOSA, ERIKA RODRIGUEZ, UN.THAI.TLED, MARGARITA GEHL, CONSTANTIN RUCHAY, JONAS PESCHEL, NADAMEL, NADINE KOLODZIEY, WRO WRZESIŃSKA, SLOWFUTURE, CHARLOTTE TRIEBUS, JASON SNELL, EPHEMERAL TOMORROW, WASUPOL LEE, FILIPPO VOGLIAZZO, JINGLING YU, JONNY BONGERS, RECORDAT, AND MORE+
The temporal immersive media environments lab, TimeLab, is a transmedia laboratory for artistic research in Berlin and an advanced hub for collaborative artistic research projects and international partnerships. TimeLab creates and conducts applied & theoretical workshops, research guidance, art residencies, media design competitions, opencalls, internships and cross-learning programs. Founded and led by architect and media scenographer Basel Naouri, TimeLab carefully curates multidisciplinary teams of professors, artists, architects, designers and researchers to activate and help shape the future of artistic transmedial research on a local, regional and international level. TimeLab is part of Slowfuture, a Berlin-based alternative studio for immersive storytelling and the design and production of future-oriented formats of audiovisual communication in hybrid environments.
MANIFEST:IO - TimeLab Team
Harshini J. Karunaratne - Lead organiser, curator & media director
Basel Naouri - Lead organiser & curator
Riccardo Torresi - Organiser & Technical advisor
Sohrab Samsam - Technical setup and media designer
Lisa Bot - UX/UI & web designer
Francesca Caleca - Media designer
With the support of
Rodrigo Huesca Brajas - Technical setup and installation
Maxime Lethelier - Technical setup and installation
Federico Torres - Sound design
Mauricio Llopiz - Visual design
- Fri, Feb 17, 10 am – Sun, Feb 19, 2 am