Time: April 25, 2009 all day
Location: Ensemble of Buildings of the Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau
City/Town: Dresden, Germany
Website or Map: http://tele-plateaus.eu
Event Type: public presentation
Organized By: TMA Hellerau
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2009
»European Tele-Plateaus – Transnational Sites of Encounter and Co-Production«
With the CYNETart Festival in 2008 the Trans-Media-Akademie Hellerau (TMA) together with their partners from Madrid, Norrköping and Prague launched the project »European Tele-Plateaus – Transnational Sites of Encounter and Co-Production«. This network of virtual environments is based on the conceptual and practical activities that the TMA has been pursuing for many years and will be supported by the European Union through the year 2010. The project aims at creating publicly accessible virtual sites of sound and vision. By providing a virtual environment these spaces allow sensory-physical interactions over long distances in realtime. The visitors’ physical activities are linked and embedded in a trans-local virtual environment. Thus, so-called hyper-sites emerge which integrate various locally significant visual and sound processes via the internet. The concept of Tele-Plateaus intends to encourage interdisciplinary and intercultural ways of thinking and working as well as new forms of cross-border communication and co-operation.
On the occasion of enter4 – the 4th International Art | Science | Technology Festival in Prague (18th – 25th April 2009) the TMA will present the first results of the project at their media lab on the site of the Ensemble of Buildings of the Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau (April 25th). Further public presentations will follow in the course of this year, e.g. in Madrid in June and at the annual International Festival for Computer-Based Art CYNETart in Dresden-Hellerau (26th November – 6th December 2009).
For more information, please visit the website: http://tele-plateaus.eu (launch: April 2009)