The exhibition includes a lot of works that are also fascinating for kids.
For the second year in a row, Artefact and Interactive Media SLAC/Academy organise a guest lecture in the context of Artefact.
Sans lumière, je ne suis rien
Et la lumière fut, in Le Vif, 40, 7 oktober 2016
This workshop will be given entirely in Dutch.
Artefact and STUKcafé join hands for Apéro Expo!
Self-repairing jeans, an invisibility cloak and clothes that can monitor and display our emotions. These things sound futuristic, magical even, but are not as far-fetched as you might think.
How do animals communicate? Which kind of senses do they use? What are they telling each other? How does noise affect their signals? And how do they know that they’re telling the truth?
A jaunty, jovial portrait with a surprising sting in its tail
- The New York Times – (Critic’s Pick)
An analysis of the relation between science and the public domain as a magic show: science retreats from the public eye, while the public remains both attracted to and blinded by technical ingenuity and spectacle.
The RAINFOREST workshop, launched by Derek Holzer and Mads Bech Paluszewski-Hau, is a contemporary reinterpretation of David Tudor’s eponymous series of compositions during the 70ies.
A magician never reveals his secrets.
A lecture on the boundaries of knowledge and science, and on the magic of breaking those boundaries.
Thomas Hertog (BE)
Six performers enter a dark room. They seem familiar. Yet there is something unusual in their appearance. The have disappeared into oblivion, but are longing for contact.
In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.
Artefact is a themed exhibition and festival on contemporary visual arts, current events and societal challenges. In 2017, Artefact looks at the Act of Magic. What does magic mean today? Which role does it play as a social phenomenon? How is it used as a metaphor?