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The Brain 3 – Story Lab


March 30, 7:00 pm

Curated by
Thorsten S. Wiedemann
director of A MAZE

Ort: Gallery Polish Institute Berlin
Burgstr. 27, 10178 Berlin 

The Brain 3 – Story Lab is a temporary interdisciplinary work and exchange hub in Berlin for game creators, vr designers, digital artists, writers and storytellers initiated and funded by the the Institut français Deutschland and the Polish Institute Berlin in partnership with A MAZE. .

Selected artists from Poland, France and Germany are invited to the workshop of potential literature. Morphing literature and interactive media together with the question of how do we experience and work with the written word to create immersive storytelling in the future and fill technology with desire, passion and emotion. The artist in residence is inspired by the quote „Game Designers are the poets of the 21. century.“ by Thorsten S. Wiedemann. In the third edition The Brain - Story Lab we like to explore how story can evolve within virtual reality and how we will read and can experience text and literature in the near future. The results will be showcased a A MAZE. / Berlin - 6th International Independent Videogames Festival on April 26 – 29, 2017.
Arrival of all artists: March 5, 2017
First brainstorming sessions: March 6-9, 2017
Vernissage incl. presentation of the project and the previous works by the invited artists: March 9, 2017
Finissage incl. presentation of the final work: March 30, 2017
Technology/ medium: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality
Partners: Institut français Deutschland, Polish Institute Berlin, A MAZE. 
This work-frame will forster interdisciplinary collaborations between open minds from different artistic fields to explore new ways of storytelling. Technology is developing fast and the sensation is there, but how do we implement stories in these new systems or how does system become a storyteller itself.
After two successful „The Brain Residences“ in 2015 and 2016 including the artists Tatiana Vilela (FR), Kati Hyyppä (FI), Karina Smigla-Bobinski (PL), Martin Reiche (DE), Lukasz Spierewka (PL), Titouan Millet (FR), Robin Baumgarten (DE), Jakub Koziol (PL), Leon Denise (FR), which underlined the artistic, experimental and unique framework of A MAZE. we like to invite for 2017 artists to Berlin to have the wonderful opportunity to create playful systems, that the audience at A MAZE. / Berlin 2017 can experience playfulness between human and machine.
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