MAI is part of “Connecting Cities”

The European Urban Media Network Connecting Cities is a network with the aim of creating an exchange between urban activists, creatives, passers-by and city inhabitants from all over the world via media façades and large digital screens. As an interdisciplinary network, Connecting Cities unites political, economic and artistic interests.The initiator of the project is Public Art Lab (Berlin) in cooperation with Ars Electronica Futurelab Linz, BIS (Body Process Arts Association) Istanbul, FACT Liverpool, iMAL Brussels, m-cult Helsinki, Medialab Prado Madrid, Media Architecture Institute Vienna, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Riga 2014 and Videospread Marseille.Other partners include the Aarhus University, Marseille-Provence 2013, MUTEK Montréal and Quartier des spectacles Montréal. (more…)

Media Architecture Compendium (iPad App)

The media architecture compendium is a collection of about 46 unique projects exhibited at the Media Architecture Biennale 2010 in Vienna, Austria. The collection is updated on a regular basis. The compendium features stunning photos and videos, that give a vivid impression of the architectural and artistic impact of the projects.

Projects by: UNStudio, realities:united, aether architecture, Asymptote Architecture, Arup, Treusch architecture, Peter Cook, Herzog & de Meuron, Gramazio&Kohler Architecture, Rogier van der Heide, Manfred Wuits, MIT Massachusetts, Renzo Piano, Simone Giostra and Partner, magic monkey, ETH Zurich – horao, LAb[au], Traxon e:cue, Zumtobel, Citiled, ag4 media facade gmbh / GKD, and many, many more.

Introductory texts by the exhibition curators Gernot Tscherteu and Martin Tomitsch.

Now available for free in the AppStore.

Floating Island at Han River in Seoul

Galaxia Electronics’ s latest symbolic Media Façade Solution has been unveiled at Han River in Seoul. Three man-made islands lightening up Han River are integrated among one another utilizing 1500 LGP (Lighting Glass Panel) Galaxia Electronics adopted customized optical technology to block light intrusion affecting outward view from inside.

Floating Island from Galaxia Electronics on Vimeo

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Public Opening: Thursday 7 October 2010, 18:30 Künstlerhaus Wien

OPENING 7 October 2010.
Start: 18:30, free entry
Künstlerhaus Wien, Karlsplatz 5

Welcome by Peter Bogner (director Künstlerhaus)
Introduction by Oliver Schürer (conference curator)
Keynote: Kas Oosterhuis (ONL)
Exhibition opening presentations by Gernot Tscherteu und Martin Tomitsch (exhibition curators)

Opening party: http://www.mediaarchitecture.org/biennale2010/