South by Southwest isn’t an art festival, but it certainly has art elements—installations aplenty, street art everywhere, and numerous conversations about the space where art and technology converge. While better-known in music, film, and tech circles, SXSW, as the abbreviation goes, has taken steps in the past few years to bring art into the fold—making it an event art enthusiasts should pay attention to.
Luckily, we have the good, active people of social media to keep us in the loop on everything that has happened so far . . .
BKLYN1834 helps artists engage their audiences digitally. They also encourage awesome live art production during musical performances.
London-based CuteCircuit does exactly what it sounds like – creates wearable technology and interactive fashion, much of which involves micro-electronic technology.
This Marc Jacobs quote about the art world was shared during a panel. Though we like to think we do know the history of art, we’d have to agree with him!
Tech/media company Maker Studios encourages the production of art. And adorable doggies.
Artist Cruz Ortiz shares this behind-the-scenes view of his show.
All you design geeks out there now know what you’re up against next time you order business cards.
The Eco Light Garden features curated, interactive light art from around the world. This photo shows The Windmill Factory’s “Light Field”.
A street artist’s reaction to the consumer (and party) culture the event has become somewhat notorious for.
More street art!
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ImageThink graphically recorded a conversation about “enlightened views on science and art”.