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On October 3, ITMO University hosted the Art & Science Marathon, an event that brought together scientists, artists, and all those interested in learning more about the field of Art & Science, starting an interdisciplinary project, and finding future collaborators.
The event takes place as part of Ars Electronica, one of the foremost festivals of technological art. This year marks the first time that the festival takes place not only in Austria, but also at more than 100 locations around the world.
The international contemporary art festival EverArt Weekend took place online last weekend. ITMO University hosted a number of events dedicated to the role of science and technology in modern culture and art.
A group of St. Petersburg media artists and scientists have found a way to make creation of art more accessible to blind and vision-impaired people. As part of their project, artists translate emotions into abstract graphic artwork and use them to create a sculpture garden on the premises of the Konstantine Grot boarding school for the visually impaired. Mikhail Klimovskiy, advisor to ITMO University Rector, and Yuri Didevich, a filmmaker, media artist and independent researcher, acted as the project’s curators. Read more about their project, future plans, and inclusivity in art in this article by ITMO.NEWS.
This Is (Not) Art: Insights into the Origins of Art, Its Connection to Science and the Makings of a Masterpiece
Nina Gavrish, a prominent art historian, has recently gave an open lecture in St. Petersburg. An educational programs coordinator and researcher at the Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, in This Is (Not) Art Nina Gavrish moots the open-for-debate questions on the definition of art and what can be considered as civilizational legacy and world-class chefs-d’œuvre. The lecture was followed by a discussion on contemporary art and its new genres, including Science Art. ITMO.NEWS put down the keynotes.