How are digital works of art actually created? Can artificial intelligence be creative? And how can art help bring people into contact with science and technology and fuel social debates? The panel at the Hi!A Festival with Wolfgang M. Heckl, Director General of the Deutsches Museum, digital artist Betty Mü and Užupis Ambassador Max Haarich was streamed live on December 2.
Here you can watch the discussion again.
The German Berufsverband Bildender KünstlerInnen awarded Munich ambassador H.E. Max Haarich a grant of 15.000 EUR for an artistic research project in the area of ethical Artificial Intelligence. The grant is financed by the program Neustart Kultur and includes budget for an art installation, which will be exhibited in 2022.
Munich ambassador H.E. Max Haarich was granted 5,000 € by the Bavarian State Ministry for Culture and Science. This grant allows him to further investigate pixels as the substance of the metaverse based on his previous research about single pixels and NFTs.
The Munich embassy will be temporarily installed at Galerie der Künstler*innen as part of Bavarian’s newcomer exhibition TACKER. The annual TACKER exhibition series is a pre-selection for the DEBUTANT*INNEN and DIE ERSTEN JAHRE DER PROFESSIONALITÄT programs in the Galerie der Künstler*innen.
The exhibition commission of the BBK selected 21 artistic positions from all submitted applications. From the selected artists* who will exhibit original works in the Galerie der Künstler*innen from 29 JUN – 11 JUL 2021, a jury will select 10 artists* as award winners as follows:
Ambassador H.E. Max Haarich will be present starting from 5 Jul and will offer Užupis citizenships, cherry brandy, and π-nuts if the Corona situation allows.
Soon 20-year-old Pixelache Festival, a transdisciplinary platform for emerging art, design, research and activism, explores this summer collapse from psychological, social and environmental perspective as well as developing resilience. Week-long festival consists of localised FM radio, online streams, media art, lectures,
haircuts, experimental home cooking, among many others.
From 6 – 13 JUN 2021 the Munich embassy will be temporarily installed at the Finnish state library Oodi as part of the Pixelache Festival. Ambassador H.E. Max Haarich will talk offer visitors the Užupis citizenship including cherry brandy and peanuts.