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City of Digital Art Festival, Jyväskylä Art Museum

City of Digital Art – first of its kind in Jyväskylä, new media and digital art festival opening will be held at 6 pm. – 8 pm. on 2nd of February at the Art Museum. During festival days 2 to 4 February 2018 all visitors will be able to taste the future through their smartphones or tablets.

Organized by Nordic Art Network ry and hosted by Taidemuseo Jyväskylä event unites artists from Finland, UK and Japan offering immerse cultural experience via modern technology. Designed for all age groups festival will offer unique experience of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and hyper virtual reality (HVT) in interactive art works and animated 3D characters.

The festival brings the first augmented reality mural painting in Finland in cooperation with UPEA festival, Vapaudenkatu 65, and it can be seen through the Arilyn app.

Joonas Pylvinen - studies Software engineering at JAMK University of Applied Sciences, chairman the board of Osuuskunta Dynamit and Nordic Art Network ry inspired team members by AR/VR framework and is one behind idea of turning mural paintings into AR motion images. Joonas specializes in software development and together with Pöhinä games will present a hyper reality experience for all visitors of the City of Digital Art.

City of Digital Art festival aims to attract young people and especially children to museum space and get them engaged with modern culture and modern art in particular talking to them in a modern language of technology.

Event is designed and organized by Nordic Art Network ry in collaboration with City of Jyväskylä, Visit Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Stolen Shoes Entertainment Oy, Alm studios, Valonkaupunki festival and UPEA festival.

City of Digital Art Festival 2nd to 4th of February 2018
Open Friday 11 am. to 8 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 11 am. to 6 pm.

Free entrance, suitable for whole family. Please, take your own mobile and headphones with, load the free Arilyn software ready to your phone.

Pop up Cafe Unicorner
open Friday 12 pm. to 7 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 12 pm. to 5 pm.

Jyväskylä Art Museum
Kauppakatu 23, Jyväskylä

More Information:
Sirpa Turpeinen, Jyväskylä Art Museum, tel. 050 542 0591

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23.1.2018Jaana Pinson

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