Our world is getting more digital. And everywhere around us we can find art and technology getting closer to each other or even merging. Just like Augmented Reality options in public space as art. How can art be manifested in future public space? How will art evolve? How will technology evolve? What will the impact be on the experience of our surroundings?

Art & Science Salon is a public panel discussion between an artist and scientist accompanied by a moderator. For this edition, AR artist Tamiko Thiel and Associate Professor TU/e Mathias Funk met to talk about the topic Augmented Reality Art in Public Space. Our moderator for this event was Carmin Karasic, digital artist and teacher.

Tamiko Thiel is a visual artist exploring the interplay of place, space, the body and cultural identity. She works in a variety of media ranging from supercomputers to digital prints and videos to interactive 3d virtual reality worlds and augmented and mixed reality artworks and installations.

Mathias Funk is Associate Professor in the Future Everyday group of the department of Industrial Design. He leads the Things Ecology lab. In addition, he is the co-founder of UXsuite GmbH, a high-tech spin-off of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).

Carmin Karasic is a digital artist and teacher. Besides that she works for ASML.

This edition was made possible by MAD emergent art center.


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