UNESCO Creative Cities Network: Fostering a Strong Future for Digital Artmaking

Immersive media exhibitions have become highly popular in recent years, showing much success in attracting and engaging audiences. Media artists have unprecedented new opportunities but also face unique challenges. These demands include securing funding, fabricating complex artwork, creating work that can tour, and maintaining tech-dependent art. At the moment, there are few organizational or informational sources of support for media artists. In order to fill this gap, media artists and arts administrators from UNESCO Media Arts cities around the world will gather to share their lessons about how to navigate and thrive in this new art landscape.

Moderator: Lisa B. Woods (Artist, Dadageek) –Austin, Texas
César Axel (Artist, OSSMO) –Guadalajara, Mexico
Zac Traeger (Director, The Museum of Human Achievement) - Austin, Texas
Thomas Philipp (Artist, qujOchÖ) - Linz, Austria
Anna Gallagher Ross (Curator, Fusebox)- Austin, Texas

Please join us for an Opening Reception of the UNESCO Media Arts Exhibition at SXSW immediately following the panel from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Event Type: Networking