Like A Second Nature – Ars Electronica in Berlin

Since 1979 the Ars Electronica from Linz, Austria, is exploring the link between art, technology and society with their highly experimental and world-wide renowned exhibitions. Their award – the Prix Ars Electronica – has honored many institutions such as Pixar Studios, Wikipedia and Wikileaks, long before they even became as popular as they are now.

For their latest exhibition titled Like A Second Nature they have teamed up once again with the VW Automobil Forum Unter den Linden in Berlin. In a group show featuring 14 international artists they explore what is artificial and natural in our everyday life and how we experience and differentiate between those two states. All of the artists have very different approaches to this theme. While some of them reflect on perception and self-perceptions, others use the observation of nature to recreate it, all of which have amazing results that can not only be viewed but also experienced. After the jump you will get a little preview of the exhibited pieces.

On Friday at 18:30h we will exclusively host the only guided tour with the curator of the exhibition. So if you want to get the best insights about the artwork you should join us and register for one (or two) of the 20 spots. Details about this after the jump.

TELE-PRESENT WIND by David Bowen (2010, US)

PHANTASM by Takahiro Matsuo (2007, JP)

THE LIMITATIONS OF LOGIC AND THE ABSENCE OF ABSOLUTE CERTAINTY by Alistair McClymont (2008, UK)

PROTOTYPE FOR A NEW BIOMACHINE by Ivan Henriques (2012, BR)

ARS ELECTRONICA: Like A Second Nature

featuring Rejane Cantoni & Leonardo Crescenti, Willem van Weeghel, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Akira Nakayasu, Takahiro Matsuo, Alistair McClymont, Masato Sekine, Ivan Henriques, Matthew Gardiner, Keiko Takahashi, David Bowen, Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Daniel Warnke, Iori Tomita

Exhibition open June 6th – July 28th 2013, daily 10-20h (free entrance)

Exclusive guided tour by curator:

Friday June 7th 2013, 18:30h

register by eMailing to hey@iheartberlin.de (one or two spots per person)

VW Automobil Forum Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden 21

10117 Berlin

www.aec.at/wieeinezweitenatur

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