September 8th - Day 1

ARS ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL GARDEN NYC

We open the Portal and invite you to explore the magic of combining interdisciplinary arts with new technology as a community. What we have for you are panel discussions, an NFT gallery, an AR sculpture garden, Enhanced Poetry performances, audience participation in The Cube, and the NKB x Ars Electronica Festival. 

The Festival is free, PAY WHAT FEELS RIGHT CASH AT THE DOOR OR VENMO UPON ARRIVAL!

LOOKING FOR TICKETS? RSVP for the in-person event here!

You can live stream on YouTube here!

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3-4pm EST

“What is technology’s responsibility to the consumer?”: Grab your VR Headsets or stream on YT and enter the TelePreziApp-portal into our conceptual conversations about the interface between art, technology and community.

Moderated by Clara Francesca, with Dr. Howard Teich (Psychology), 

Geoff Wilcox (Music)

, Clay Boykin (In Search Of The New Compassionate Male), Sarah Charley (Divination), Menka Sethi (Architecture), 

Amelia Lichtenberg (Relationship Anarchy), David Lobser (Cosmic Sugar)

4-6pm EST

THEME: NFT FREE FOR ALL
Enter a new world through our portal, explore the AR Sculpture Garden and step right up to the META-MENAGERIE!  This NFT exhibition will dazzle your senses and take you on a journey into the emerging world of digital crypto art.

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6-8:30pm EST

The Enhanced Poetry Program brings together digital and analog artists who have never before co-created together.Each poet, comedian, dancer, healer and musician will be paired with an augmented reality artist who will use Tilt Brush and Cosmic Sugar to make live virtual art inspired by the analog artist and vice versa.

With Bob Laine (Poetry
), Jani Rose (Poetry)
, Sheilah D Smiley (Comedy)
, Leticia Almeida AKA Tanky (Digital Artist)
, Mathías Chumino AKA C03RA (Digital Artist)
, David Lobser (Cosmic Sugar
), Sky Rolnick (AR
), Carrie Able and other guests

 

8:30-9pm EST

The audience is invited to participate in an interactive sound sculpture created by Ulisespal & She's Excited!, to enjoy audio reactive visuals & relaxing binaural beats with electronic sounds and to explore together how/if technology can heal us.

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9-11pm EST

By investigating the relationship between video and sound brought together by technology that until recently could only be dreamed of, our selection of talented NYC-area audio/visual artists will peel back through the litany of lost futures and promised utopias that haunt our imaginations until the ideological perversity buried within these promises is extracted and understood.

With ÉMU & INSOMNIAC HOTEL, Jay Tobin, TESTU COLLECTIVE, Night Shining