Quimera Rosa Artist Walk@Ars Electronica Festival 2019


5.September 2019

14:00 – 15:30



Join the Artist Walk with Quimera Rosa, who will introduce their work Trans*PlantTrans*Plant is a transdisciplinary project that utilizes living systems and is based on self-experimentation: it is a process that involves a “human > plant” transition in various formats.


More information and application here:

EMAP Group Exhibition@Ars Electronica Festival 2019

The Ars Electronica Festival 2019 will be held from Thursday, September 5, to Monday, September 9, 2019 at several locations in Linz – first and foremost at the POSTCITY close to the Linz Central Station. In 2019, Ars Electronica celebrates its 40th anniversary and, as always, looks to the future. In keeping with its title “Out of the Box – the Midlife Crisis of the Digital Revolution,” the festival embarks on an expedition to artistically and scientifically survey our modern world and its techno-economic influences, asking questions about our future prospects and options for action.

Along with fellow artists and scientists, engineers, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs and social activists from all over the world, Ars Electronica invites you to attend conferences, panel discussions, workshops, exhibitions, performances, interventions and concerts from 5-9. September 2019.


During the festival an EMAP group exhibition will take place at POSTCITY where the following EMAP artists will exhibit their residency work:

Clams, Marco Barotti (IT)

Online Culture Wars, DISNOVATION.ORG (FR/PL)

Speculative Artificial Intelligence, Birk Schmithüsen (DE)

The Eye of the Other, MAEID — Daniela Mitterberger (AT), Tiziano Derme (IT/AT)

The Hidden Life of an Amazon User, Joana Moll (ES)

Trans*Plant: May the Chlorophyll be with /in you, Quimera Rosa (AR/ES/FR)


For more information about the festival and the EMAP exhibition please have a look at the Festival Homepage:

Empathy swarm @ QUT Art Museum
  • © Adam Donovan/Katrin Hochschuh

The culmination of a European research project lead by artists Katrin Hochschuh and Adam Donovan, Empathy swarm experiments with human-robot social interaction, exploring whether robots can feel empathy. Using emotion recognition algorithms and camera tracking, a swarm of 50 robots adapts its behaviour and interacts with the observer. Its formations, animations and behaviour become the vocabulary of swarm expression. Visitors to the exhibition will experience the swarm of a fluid robot formation and discover how machines derive compassionate responses to humans.

The opening will be on Friday 16 August, 6.00pm at QUT Art Museum Brisbane.

The platform annually awards production grants to outstanding European media artists and supports research, production, presentation and distribution of media art in Europe and beyond.

Short history:
1995 the European Media Artists in Resicence Exchange (EMARE) was initiated by werkleitz, Hull Time Based Arts and Intermedia Department Budapest.
The ongoing residency exchange had various partners and members during the years. In 2007 the European Media Art Network (EMAN) was founded as institutional backbone for the EMARE program.
In 2007 and 2008 EMAN received support from the European Union's 'Culture 2007–2013' programme to organise a series of residencies for European artists as part of the residency programmes of the four EMAN members. In 2012 and 2013 the EU supported an exchange of European and Mexican artists for residencies at the four European EMAN members and media art labs in Mexico. For 2014 and 2015 EMAN received similar EU funding to organise a residency exchange for artists from Europe, Canada and Australia.
In 2017 newly founded EMAP (European Media Art Platform) has started to offer grants in 11 member institutions all over Europe.

The three EU fundings for these activities resulted in the move exhibitions and werkleitz festival series in Halle:
2018 EMAN expands to 11 European countries and transforms with the help of the Creative Europe funds into EMAP!