International digital arts festival DA Fest 2017

Call for participation in EEG-empowered interfaces workshop during DA Fest 2017


От МOVE.BG, публикувана на 31 август 2017

DA Fest International digital arts festival launches a call for participation in the workshop of the Greek media artist Marinos Koutsomichalis

In the workshop he will present the technology behind his authorial project "Inhibition".

Marinos Koutsomichalis is a media artist, scientist and creative technologist whose work focuses on themes of self-erasure and the post-self.

Inhibition revolves around an ‘intelligent’ headset that is capable of EEG (electroencephalography), algorithmic sound synthesis and machine learning (www.inhibition-eeg.com).

At the opening of the festival, September 19 at 7 pm, Marinos Koutsomichalis will present a solo performance demonstrating how the device works, which will then be exhibited at the festival exhibition.

Within the framework of the workshop, the artist will share the technology he developed, following the principle of open software / hardware and will help participants develop their own electroencephalographic interfaces (EEG).

The workshop will be held from September 20 to 23, from 2 to 5 pm at Studio 60, at the National Academy of Art, on 1 Shipka Str.

The results of the workshop will be presented on September 22 at 6 pm in Studio 7 at NAA.

More about the workshop and Marinos Koutsomichalis can be found on DA Fest website:

http://www.2017.da-fest.bg/en/events-go/inhibition_-_workshop_for_eeg-empowered_interfaces

Invited to participate are all those interested in the field of contemporary arts, music, performing arts, architecture, design, biotechnology and IT.

The working language of the workshop is English.

Applicants must submit a brief biography and motivation for participation by email to: da_fest@nha.bg

The fee for participation is BGN 120, which includes the purchase of the set of elements and electronics necessary for the elaboration of the interface, which then remains for the participants.

Application deadline: 14 September 2017.

Selected participants will be notified by 16 September 2017.

If you have questions, contact us at: da_fest@nha.bg

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