Dialogues for Tomorrow: The Thirst for Illusion

Start of the Discussion Series at Café Exchange from May 2022

Gerald Bast in Conversation (in English) with Ina Conradi and Mark Chavez

Artistic duo Ina Conradi (US, SG) and Mark Chavez (US, SG), based in Singapore and Los Angeles, have collaborated on numerous art and new media projects for the past 20 years. They both hold a Master's of Fine Arts Degree from UCLA. Ina has been an Associate Professor at the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University (2007 till present), living and working in Singapore since 2005. Mark is an award-winning animator, artist, educator and entrepreneur who has developed animation systems and techniques for many different media. Ina and Mark started their ongoing public art project Media Art Nexus (MAN) at Nanyang Technological University Singapore in 2016. This curatorial and educational initiative has connected students, emerging and established artists and academics globally with international cultural institutions.

About the event series:

In 2022, Gerald Bast, rector of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, will invite artists and experts to the new Café Exchange at Angewandte Interdisciplinary Lab. The interdisciplinary conversations will cover topics from the field of art, science, culture, technology and politics and give audiences a chance to join the discussion.