Augment and Disrupt

1 March 2019
— 3 March 2019

Location: Het Huis Koepelzaal

Three-day mini-festival
Het Huis Utrecht and IMPAKT Center for Media Culture

Professionals can request accreditation here

Augment and Disrupt is a 3-day mini-festival that will explore various urgent topics surrounding the interactions between art, society and technology; from the contested territories of new digital platforms to the future of the interface.

The programme of Augment and Disrupt is built around the annual conference of EMAP, the European Media Art Platform. EMAP is Europe’s biggest network of media art organizations, with eleven members and various associate partners from countries all over Europe.

Speakers presenting at Augment and Disrupt range from renowned scholars, authors and reprentatives from Europe’s main media art festivals, to the young and emerging artists that are selected to produce new work in the residencies that are part of the EMAP platform.

In addition to a wide variety of panels there are performances, screenings and exhibitions included in the programme.

Media Art organizations that will present at Augment and Disrupt:
Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria), Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens, Greece), Bandits Mages (Bourges, France), FACT Foundation for Art & Creative Technology (Liverpool, United Kingdom), IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture (Utrecht, Netherlands), Kontejner (Zagreb, Croatia), LaBoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Gijón, Spain), M-Cult (Helsinki, Finland), RIXC (Riga, Latvia), WRO Art Center (Wroclaw, Poland), Werkleitz Centre for Media Art (Halle, Germany), transmediale (Berlin, Germany), (Haunted Machines, England) and many others.

Panels, screenings, performances, etc: Het Huis Utrecht, Boorstraat 107, Utrecht
Exhibition Truth that Lies and tours: IMPAKT Center for Media Culture, Lange Nieuwstraat 4, Utrecht

On 1 and 2 March the exhibition Truth that Lies in the IMPAKT Center for Media Culture will be open from 12:00 – 20:00.

The 2019 EMAP Conference is organized by IMPAKT Center for Media Culture. Partners EMAP-EMARE and RAUM ( Funded by:


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