THEME // DATACITY
amber'10 Art and Technology Festival which has chosen its theme for this year as "Datacity" with the intention of drawing attention to the increasing importance of the generation and utilization of any kind of data on cities and urban life, will also be hosting "amberConference" which is going to be
held for the second time this year focusing on issues around "City andData".
amberFestival organized by BIS (Body Process Arts Association) since 2007, will meet its audience for the fourth time this year.
amberFestival continuing to be the only Art and Tehnology/ Media Arts festival of Turkey is being supported by Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture Agency since 2008.
The main venue of this year's festival, will be Sanat Limanı (Antrepo No:5). Visitors, besides visiting the exhibition including interactive works of invited artists and selected applicants responding to the call, will have the opportunity to participate in workshops and artist presentations as well.
amberConference, organized by BIS in collaboration with Istanbul Modern Cinema within the context of the program of amberFestival, will start with a film screening on 4th November showing a selection of films chosen by the institution in relation to the main theme. It will continue with two lectures/workshops on the 5th and with presentations of articles on the 6th and 7th. The conference will be held at Istanbul Modern Cinema Hall.