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01.02.15 | Events

DIGITAL SYNESTHESIA at the Vienna Science Ball 2015

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DIGITAL SYNESTHESIA was representative of the University of Applied Arts Vienna at the first Vienna Science Ball in the Vienna city hall on January 31, 2015.

DigSyn @ Vienna Science Ball 2015

The ball which claims to represent “Vienna’s science and research community in its excellence and diversity” combines typical elements of a Viennese ball with contributions from Vienna’s universities. Felix Weisz, student at the Department of Digital Art, took the challenge to produce two video-loops with works form DIGITAL SYNESTHESIA artists, which were projected onto the ceilings of the city hall’s main ballroom. The visuals gave a magnificent impression of how digital art can create synesthetic experiences, and were acclaimed highly by the audience. Even Marc Abrahams, founder of the world famous Ig-Nobelprize, was deeply impressed by the ball’s (syn)aesthetics.