UNArt Center and V2_Lab for the Unstable Media will have a event on September 28.The event will focus on V2_ in the past 37 years in the field of media art research, production, display and literature results. Taking this opportunity, the two institutions will also disclose for the first time the multi-dimensional cooperation plan that they will carry out in the near future.
Before the event, the curators Iris Long & Art Yan will also bring a curator guide tour to you.
Language：English（with consecutive interpretation）
“Florian Weigl and Michel van Dartel are curator and director of V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media, an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In their presentation, Weigl and van Dartel will dive deep into the organization’s vibrant 37-year history of working at the interface of art, technology and society, as well as reveal their vision on its future. Brought together, these two perspectives inform V2_’s current practice of production, presentation, archiving and publishing, as well as the strategic partnership between V2_ and UNArt in Shanghai, China, that this presentation inaugurates and that aims to advance critical dialogue, artistic reflection and practice-oriented research on the interface of art, technology and society through intercultural exchange.”
V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media is an interdisciplinary center for art and media technology in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). V2_ presents, produces, archives and publishes research at the interface of art, technology and society. Founded in 1981, V2_ offers a platform for artists, designers, scientists, researchers, theorists, and developers of software and hardware from various disciplines to discuss their work and share their findings. In V2_'s view, art and design play an essential role in the social embedding of technological developments. V2_ creates a context in which issues regarding the social impact of technology are explored through critical dialogue, artistic reflection and practice-oriented research.