Festival of digital arts and culture, 19. 8.—7. 9. '20, Nomadic Hybrid Edition Festival
of digital arts
and culture
19. 8.—7. 9. 2020
Nomadic Hybrid Edition



CANCELED: Memo Akten

Media Artist (TUR/US)

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We regret to inform you that Memo Akten unfortunatelly canceled his participation at this years festival for medical reasons.

Memo Akten (TUR/USA) is an ever inspiring artist, musician, researcher, curious mind and philomath who works with computation as a medium and language to investigate the collisions between nature, science, technology, ethics, ritual, tradition and religion; reflecting the intersection of science and spirituality. He is finishing a PhD in artificial intelligence/machine learning focusing on expressive human-machine interaction at Goldsmiths UoL, attempting to deepen collaborative creativity between humans and machines and augment human creative expression.

Memo Akten received the Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica in 2013 for his collaboration with David Quayola, »Forms«. Since 2009 his works Body Paint and Gold have toured with the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Decode exhibition, and in 2014, his work as Marshmallow Laser Feast Laser Forest was part of the Barbican’s Digital Revolution exhibition. His other exhibition and performance locations include the Grand Palais (Paris FR), Royal Opera House (London UK), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Moscow RU), Holon Museum (Tel Aviv IL), EYE Film Institute (Amsterdam NL) and Lisbon Architecture Triennale (Lisbon PT).

Experience Memo's talk at the Sensorium Stage!



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