The Soft, the Hard and the Wet

A three part joint performance hosted by Stadtwerkstatt, Afroditi Psarra (GR), Ce Quimera (ES), Robertina Sebjanic (SI)
SAT September 6, 2014, 6 PM-9 PM
MS Wissenschaft, Heinrich Gleisner Promenade / Ars Electronica Center, Maindeck / Stadtwerkstatt

The Soft, the Hard and the Wet performance invites the public aboard MS Wissenschaft, walk through the Ars Electronica Center maindeck and step into the Stadtwerkstatt club to experience the wearable, the breakable and the imperishable. The three artists have each developed her project during the two weeks summer2014 residency on board Station Messschiff Eleonore. Their work examines current media art practices in a joint performance with Afroditi Psarra (soft circuit), Ce Quimera (open hardware) and Robertina Sebjanic (wet lab).

Feeling electromagnetic fields

Soft circuits utilize textiles with embedded electronic circuits, conductive materials and microcontrollers. Afroditi Psarra (Athens) develops a wearable dress that detects EMF (Electromagnetic Fields) and provides haptic and sonic feedback to the user.


18:00 MS Wissenschaft, Heinrich Gleisner Promenade

19:00 Ars Electronica Center, Maindeck

20:00 Stadtwerkstatt, Kirchengasse 4

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