= [ code31.org mxHz.org so-on.be ]


okno public01  

25/5: media-art in eastern and central europe


a focus on media art in Eastern and Central Europe
The ‘media art in Central/East Europe’ round table discussion is dedicated to the history and specific complexities of media art in the region, recounted through the personal narratives of the presenters. Thus the individual contributions by the international round table participants chart the archeology and architecture of media art in the region.

round table discussion, moderated by Nina Czegledy (media artist, curator and writer (Hu/Ca).
With: Richard Kluszczynski (Professor of Cultural and Media Studies at Lodz University, Poland), Erika Pasztor (architect and media art artist, Hungary), Andreï Smirnov (Theremin Center for Electroacoustic Music and Multimedia, Russia), Darko Fritz (media artist and curator, Croatia), Peter Beyls (composer, educator and digital artist, Belgium), Dusan Barok (information technology artist and educator, Slovakia/Czech Republic).

demo by Peter Beyls on virtual robotics, related to the work of Edward Ihnatowics.

Laser Buggingperformance by Andrey Smirnov




"Contrary to the popular perception to consider the whole region as a single entity, the art presented here is a testament to the varying rate and degree of media art development in Central Europe"... more

thursday may 25, 2006

okno-077 media art in central europe could be a contruction of electronic media promoters and selfpromoters, milos
okno-077 video projections are out.. just boring at least mostly, not only in eastern europe
black those all are issues beyond east europe

Nina Czegledy, media artist, curator and writer, has collaborated on international projects, produced time based and digital works, and participated in workshops, forums and festivals worldwide... more


Prof Dr. Hab. Ryszard W. Kluszczynski, is a Professor of Cultural and Media Studies at Lodz University, where he has a position of the Head of Electronic Media Department... more

Erika Katalina Pasztor received diplomas in several disciplines including architecture, audiovisual communication and business communication. She teaches video since 1989 at the Hungarian University of Arts and Design where she is the head of the audiovisual department... more


Darko Fritz [1966, Croatia] is media artist and curator. He studied architecture at the University of Zagreb and fine art (media art department) at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam... more


Since 1976 Andrei Smirnov was conducting independent research and development of electronic music techniques, having particular interest in design and development of both hardware and software sensor technology with particular interest in developing complex relationships between the performer's actions and the interpreting of this information in non-linear methods using custom software... more


Beyls has been exploring computer programming as a medium for artistic expression since the early Seventies... more

Born 1979 in Czechoslovakia. Studied information technologies in Bratislava and mass media communication in Trnava. In 2003 co-founded BURUNDI media lab and organized there series of karaoke lectures Translab... more



okno --- koolmijnenkaai 30/34 --- 1080 brussels --- belgium --- steklo♥okno.be --- tel +32 2 410 9940