Digital Design Weekend 2017

Digital Design Weekend London

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Great Britain
September 23-24, 2017

The Digital Design Weekend brings together artists, designers, engineers, technologists and the public to celebrate and share contemporary digital art and design. Participants take over the Museum with pop-up installations, robotics, creative electronics, talks, workshops, family-friendly events and more.

For the second year Ars Electronica has selected a number of artists to showcase their work in person at the V&A.

Impressions

Impressions of the Digital Design Weekend 2017 can be found on the Ars Electronica Blog!

Featured Artists

Program

Book Launch: Bridging Open Borders

Friday 22 September, 6.30pm – 8.30 pm, ACF London
An evening of performances to celebrate the launch of the V&A’s Digital Design Weekend and its publication Bridging Open Borders. With performances by Leo Peschta, Davide Bevilacqua and prazlab.

Let’s Walk and Talk

Saturday 23, 5pm & Sunday 24, 12pm, ACF London
Meet the artists and curators while walking! Starting at the V&A Grand Entrance join curators Manuela Naveau (Ars Electronica Linz) and Irini Papadimitrou (V&A / Digital Design Weekend) in a guided walk to the ACF London for performances, workshops, talks and drinks with artists.

Robotic Intervention and Sound Performances

Saturday 23, 5.30pm, ACF London
Davide Bevilacqua will present Ursuppe, a sound performance
originally realized in collaboration with Alberto Boem and based on a biocybernetic system consisting of a series of insect-shaped analog sound devices electrically connected to a mixture of organic materials. Leo Peschta presents a robotic intervention of single track drum computers.

Workshop: Handcrafting the Digital

Sunday 24, 11am – 12.30pm, ACF London
Join artist Irene Posch for a workshop exploring tools for the use of  textiles in the production of digital technologies.

17:40-18:40

Robotic Sculpture by Leo Peschta (2016), ACF London
17:40-18:40 is a kinetic sculpture that, by changing its form, reflects the recorded movement of a person through the city. Between 5:40pm – 6:40pm the artist went for an hour through the city of Vienna and recorded his route with his smartphone.

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With friendly support from

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