V2_ will present a selection of Summer Session projects at Ars Electronica 2015. During the event, on September 4 from 16:00 until 18:00, the exhibiting artists will present their work. The event will also form a meeting point to discuss how to strategically further develop international opportunities for emerging and young professionals amongst past, present and future partners of the network.

Featuring: Johannes Langkamp, Roel Roscam Abbing, Máté Pacsika, and Carina Hesper.

The exhibition is open on 4 and 5 September from 10:00 till 18:00.

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Projects Realised

Below are the results from the Summer Sessions since 2009.


Vertigo System

'Vertigo System' (2014) is the Summer Sessions residency project of Máté Pacsika which he developed at Chronus Art Center, Shanghai. Sponsor: V2_ Host: Chronus

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In 'Place-Talk' (2014) a box-shaped locative media device facilitates dialog between online and offline users. The project was developed by artist duo Iris & Cedar (CN). Sponsor: Chronus HostV2_

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Doing Nothing

We are constantly doing things with the general purpose to make ourselves and others more content. Could doing nothing however also be a means to this end? For his residency project 'Doing Nothing' (2014) Maarten Hunink explored a possible answer to this question, by simply doing nothing. Sponsor & HostV2_

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Where are We?

'Where are We?' (2014) is a live-cinema installation developed by Juan Salas Carreño. Sponsor: Revolver Galeria  HostV2_

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'Phonosynthesis' (2014)  is a work developed by Chi Po-Hao during a 2014 Summer Sessions residency at V2_. Sponsor: NTMOFA HostV2_

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Rapid Prototyping

'Rapid Prototyping' (2014) is a series of works developed by Joseph Hughes. Sponsor & HostV2_

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'Reverie (2014) is a work by Niklas Adam. Sponsor: PNEK HostV2_

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Memory of Form and Matter

"Memory of Form and Matter" (2013) is a sculpture series by Chris Sugrue exploring hybrid digital-physical forms. It combines algorithmically generated structures with digital simulations and animation. Sponsor: LABoralHost: iMAL

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Autopoietic Systems: Speak To Me

The result of the Summer Session 2013 of Špela Petrič is a proposal for a larger project. Sponsor: Baltan Laboratories i.c.w. V2_Host: The George Church Laboratory at Harvard Medical School and Joe Davis

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the_garden_of_ earthly_delights

the_garden_of_earthly_delights (2013) is a video installation by Oskar Maan.Sponsor: V2_Host: Canadian Film Center

Border Check

"Border Check" (2013) by Roel Roscam Abbing is a software project that illustrates and plays around with the physical and political realities behind the internet. Sponsor: V2_ Host: LABoral

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Analog Sun Tracking

"Analog Sun Tracking" (2013) by Johannes Langkamp follows the movement of the sun through a 24 hours time-lapse video. Sponsor: V2_ Host: Chronus  

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"Neuromancer" (2013) is a work by Chin-Hsiang Hu.Sponsor: NTMOFAHost: V2_

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Pulp Landscape II

"Pulp Landscape II" (2013) is a miniature film studio in a suitcase, by Weiyi Hu.Sponsor: ChronusHost: V2_

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The Iron Ring Project

"The Iron Ring" (2013) is a work by Cecila Jonsson.Sponsor: PNEKHost: V2_

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"Endless (The Automation of Torment)" (2013) is a robot, which performs a desperate, meaningless taks, developed by Leif Parker.Sponsor: Canadian Film CenterHost: V2_

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Post-Human Card

"Post-Human Card" (2013) is an interactive art work by Opel-Tsai Ou Bau.Sponsor: NTMOFAHost: V2_

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"Obstruction" (2012) is a work-in-progress by Po-Ting Lee, in collaboration with Maartje Dijkstra.

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Portrait Series

"Portrait Series" (2012) consists of interactive portraits in which Carina Hesper plays with the human gaze and behavior.

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"N0things" (2012) by Constantijn Smit is an iPhone app that can abstract a simplified geometric shape from a photo.

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Module #2

"Module #2" is the second version of Tom Verbruggen's (TokTek) handmade, wooden four-step sequencer driven by a steam engine.

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"Bioscope" (2012) is the new version of the early movie projector, adjusted to our times by Jon Stam and Simon de Bakker.

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TK 730

The "TK 730" (2011) is a work by the eTextiles Workspace group (Anja Hertenberger, Leonie Urff, Ricardo O'Nascimento and Meg Grant).

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Oil Compass

"Oil Compass" (2011) is an interactive data visualization tool developed by Kasia Molga (UK), co-produced by V2_Lab.

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Moving Mapping

"Moving Mapping" (2011) is a work by Jelle Valk and Olav Huizer (from the WERC collective) on the aesthetics of projection mapping.

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Wearable Urban Routine

"Wearable Urban Routine" (2011) by Xiaowen Zhu is a two-week walk performance with a wearable device.

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"Pseudomorphs" (2010) are tech-couture pieces by Anouk Wipprecht.

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"ObserverObject" (2010) is a work by Joachim Rotteveel, it is a self-portrait and an augmented reality interface which enables the visitor to look through the eyes of the artist/artwork at oneself.

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Action Plant

"Action Plant" (2010) is a work by Ivan Henriques. It is a speculative proposal to empower threatened species of plants with the ability to flee from their aggressors.

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Acoustic Mirror_Moss

"Acoustic Mirror_Moss" (2009) is an audio-visual work by David de Buyser.

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"II" (2009) is a work by Tarik Barri.

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Media Vintage

"Media Vintage" (2009) is a series of interactive electronic textiles developed by Melissa Coleman.

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