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ELMAN | ELBPHILHARMONIE & MEDIA ART NEXUS

Collaborative Urban Media Art Exchange

4:00 - 6:00 pm Friday, 30th November 2018

@ Media Art Nexus NTU, North Spine Plaza

ELMAN

is creative art exchange between two distant urban media displays – the Elbphilharmonie Media Wall (Elphi) in Hamburg and the Media Art Nexus (MAN) at the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU). As a part of the ELMANUniversity Project 2018, the emerging artists from the University of Applied Sciences Europe, Department Art & Design, Film + Motion Design Class, Campus Hamburg and the Nanyang Technological University Singapore, School of Art, Design and Media have created artworks for both site-specific media platforms. All results will premiere on Monday, 26th of November 2018 in Hamburg and on Friday, 30th of November in Singapore. Exhibition will be on display till 10 December.
For more information please visit: www.elman.online

Participating Artists:

Reynard Adrianto, Diamanda Alatorre Hernández, Robin Aldag, Ninja Annighöfer, Abdul Qayyum Bin Sarip, Eva Böttcher, Sacil Aaron James Carpio, Amber Chan, Chio Jo Inng,Katja Fischer, Karl Gieth, Laura Gilich, Nasya Goh, Vanessa Christie Goh, Darren Ho Jian Hunt, Ties Kozok, Louisa Lek, Joan Li, Emilia Ema Lilek, Alvin Ling, Zhang Longfei, Sven Miller, Jelena Moench, Jan Moritz Mueller, Eduardo Motta, Jakob Münster, Marc Nickel, Johannes Ohm, Philipp Quast, Thamina Rastagar, Eli Rix, Moritz Schmidt, Sandy Schmidt, Tobias Schneider, Benjamin Soh, Tricia Tan, Insa Vollert, Ruotong Wang, Jan Weddewer, Joey-Dean Woo-Ling, Rebecca Yang, Jiaqi Yao, Su Xian Yeow, Ruo Bing Yu.

ELMAN Project Curatorial Teams

Hamburg:

Thorsten Bauer, ELMAN Project Inventor and Initiator, Curator Elbphilharmonie Media Wall

Verna Kraemer, Professor, Head of Program Film and Motion Design, University of Applied Sciences Europe, Department of Art & Design, Campus Hamburg

Singapore:

Ina Conradi, Associate Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, Creative Director Media Art Nexus NTU

Mark Chavez, Founder/CEO Giant Monster, Creative Director, Media Art Nexus NTU

Elbphilharmonie Institutional Support:

Julian Conrad and Britta Voss, Advertising Events & Partnerships

University of Applied Sciences Europe, Department of Art & Design, Campus Hamburg Institutional Support:

Hilka Jeworrek, Editor in Chief - Online, Content and Social Media Manager Niclas Spranger, Social Media Assistant Rene Scharton, Camera Operator Marleen Hahn, Photographer Robin Aldag, Portraits Photographer, Camera Operator & Video Editor

Nanyang Technological University Singapore Institutional Support:

Teh Eng Eng Faith, Director NTU Museum School of Art, Design and Media Institutional Support:
Peer M. Sathikh,
Associate Professor, Associate Chair (Academic)
Muhammad Mustajab Bin Mohamad, Senior Executive, Publicity and Outreach
Lim Pheng Yew, Head, Administration
Lau Kheng Hock, Senior Assistant Manager, Technology & Design
Kumar Chockanathan, Senior Executive, Technology & Design
Poh Zhuang Yu, Assistant Manager, Media Event Design Branding:
Ivan Yew,
Animation/Video Teaser

Tan Kwang Boon (KB), Web Site Design/Branding Collaterals

Quek Jia Liang, Photography

Dan Ng and Longfei Zhang, Portraits Photographers

Tate Egon Chavez, Animation/Video Teaser Music

MAN was selected as one of 13 Singaporean (SG) and Japanese (JP) leading contemporary creative talents from disciplines performing and visual arts that took part in 2017 year’s edition of Singapore: Inside Out Tokyo (SG:IO), officially launched by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), in conjunction with the launch of Singapore's new destination brand–Passion Made Possible–in Tokyo. Joining them were more than 200 key members of the creative, trade and media communities. The SGIO Tokyo event, at the Bank Gallery, Omotesando district, drew an audience of about 2,000 on 26th of August alone.

In 2017 MAN was part of the transcontinental exhibition and symposium on the topic of Art and Science for the occasion of the event titled: On|Off 100101010 Colliding and Surrendering: chaos and freedom where art and technologies meet. Fourteen international research institutions, media labs, and cultural enterprises took part in the event.

Prior to Singapore the exhibition the work was was on display at The Cube at the Science Engineering Centre at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane (SEC QUT) one of the world's largest digital interactive learning and display spaces, after which works travelled to Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre, UNSW (EPICentre) Sydney.

9th Annual Lumiere Awards Ceremony

Warner Studios Burbank, January 2018

for work done on Chysalis, awarding body Advanced Imaging Society (AIS)

VisMatters 2017

UNSW EPICentre Sydney 21-22 November 2017

Visualisation Matters 2017 (VisMatters 2017) is designed to inspire audiences and demonstrate how art, science, design and engineering can be closely connected through visual creativity. Vis Matters 2017 this year is co-organised by the Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre, UNSW (EPICentre), CSIRO Data61, Sydney Khronos Chapter, Brisbane SIGGRAPH Chapter and ACEMS.
The works were composited with the rest of the art works within the the large immersive 360 cylindrical sphere of EPICentre. EPICentre currently host the highest resolution cylinder in the world with 120 million pixels in 3D. UNSW's EPICentre makes decades of accumulated historic and massive volumes of new data that is being generated more usable. Cutting-edge computing, 3-D immersive and screen-based technologies render this data visible and enable scientists to get inside and be immersed in some of the most challenging and complex medical and health problems.
Curators of Art Exhibition ON|OFF 100101010 Sydney, Colliding and Surrendering Art Meets Tech at the VIS MATTERS 2017, are June Kim (UNSW Art & Design) Ina Conradi, (NTU).

Asia Animation Forum 2017

The Expansion of Senses Bucheon Korea, 22-24 October 2017

The Asia Animation Forum(AAF) is an international academic event held annually in Bucheon, Korea. The AAF intends to rediscover the value of Asian animation and establishes a global network to promote further cooperation in the fields of aesthetic, education, creation, industry, and policy. It is part of the Bucheon Animation Festival(BIAF) the largest and a main animation festival in Korea. Originally established in 1999 as the Puchon International Student Animation Festival (PISAF) Asia Animation Forum(AAF) organized by this BIAF's broaden approach towards the realm of animation.

Curators and artists gave series of talks on topic of interdisciplinary methodologies of art and science for experimental animation and film making.The Symposium talks were opened to NTU community on 11th of October at the NTU School of Art, Design and Media as well as to a wider audience on 12th of October at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art in Gillaman Barrack at the event titled Pecha Kucha Night 7. In conjunction with the Symposium, media Art Exhibition took place on 11 -28 October, 2017 with a twenty-four project by twenty-five international and local artists co-curated and co-produced for exhibit the North Spine Plaza. The mediums ranged from VR to video and interactive works. The works were programmed for site specific led displays –NTU LED screen @ the North Spine Plaza 19.2m by 12m and for the Media Art Nexus NTU, 15 x 2meters.

(SG:IO) Tokyo | 25-27 August 2017​

Media Art Nexus NTU (MAN) is one among 13 Singaporean (SG) and Japanese (JP) leading contemporary creative talents from disciplines performing and visual arts that took part in this year’s edition of Singapore: Inside Out Tokyo (SG:IO) from 25-27 August. Themed "HyperCity", the showcase focused on the coming together of creatives from Singapore and Japan in joint exploration of the cultural trends arising from the shifts towards a digital urban age. The event was officially launched by Mr Chaly Mah, Chairman of Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Mr Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive of STB, in conjunction with the launch of Singapore's new destination brand – Passion Made Possible - in Tokyo. Joining them were more than 200 key members of the creative, trade and media communities. The SGIO Tokyo event, at the Bank Gallery in the hip Omotesando district, drew an audience of about 2,000 on 26th of August alone. Participating Artists from Singapore and Japan:
MEDIA ART NEXUS Ina Conradi and Mark Chavez (SG) JOSIAH CHUA (SG) KITCHEN. LABEL (SG/JP) IRFAN KASBAN (SG) ATELIER HOKO (JP) DISKODANNY (SG) & MIHO SHIMIZU (JP) ZUL MAHMOD (SG), PLANTICA (JP), CLARA YEE (SG), DAISUKE YANO (JP), ISHINOMAKI LABORATORY (JP), SUPERMAMA (SG).

Web3D Art Gallery ON|OFF 100101010 The Cube

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

As part of the Web3D Art Gallery ON|OFF 100101010on the CUBE final testing, the Rose "looks amazingly beautiful!" The Cube at the QUT Science and Engineering Centre (SEC) is one of the world's largest digital interactive learning and display spaces dedicated to providing an inspiring, exploration and participatory experience of QUT's Science and Engineering research. The Cube consists of 48 multi-touch screens soaring across two levels. Media Art Nexus NTU Singapore premiered at The CUBE, for the occasion of the exhibition “Web3D Art Gallery: on|off 100101010, colliding and surrendering: chaos and freedom where art and technologies meet”. The event is curated by June Kim, Research Associate at QUT, and Tomasz Bednarz, Director of Visualisation at EPICentre (UNSW Art&Design), Team Leader in Big Data Visualisation & Analytics (CSIRO/Data61), and Ina Conradi (A/P School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University). The artworks and artists from Media Art Nexus NTU Singapore and School of Art, Design and Media represented in Brisbane were “The Rose” by artist Mark Chavez and Ina Conradi (A/P NTU ADM), “Face Value” by Elke Reinhuber, (Asst Prof ADM NTU) “Streak” by Al-Azmir Ibrahim (ADM Film), “The Creature” by Zhang Longfei, (ADM Film), “Flow” by Debbie Ng, (ADM Photo), and “Migration” by Madeline Ngai (ADM Vis Comm).

Press Release On Media Art Nexus

The 14th Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017 Conference, RAI Amsterdam, NL 7-10 February 2017