Event details

‘What is reality?’ This is one of the most contested issues today. The real is said to be multiple, fragmented, virtualized, or even lost, as a result of media effects and social dynamics. The interpretations offered are highly controversial, some point to the disappearance of immediacy, others to the changes provoked by the application of new technologies. What are the layers of reality today and which of them concern us most?

The new technologies have created hyperreality as the new environment for the human condition, destabilizing the senses, affects, knowledge as well as spatial and temporal relations). We move in simulated environments and talk to programmed people and feel less and less able to separate facts from fiction, editorials from advertisements, humans from bots. The virtual is more real to us than the mere real.

Reality Research Festival will investigate how the new technologies inserted between the zones of sensation and consciousness affect our perception and grasp of the surrounding world, what happens when AR, VR or MR technologies set the benchmarks for reality.
 

Reality Research Festival 2k16 (21-27 October) is a concerted effort by non-profit cultural organizations to map and dissect contemporary concepts of reality.

realityresearch.info 

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x Urban Games / Projects / Performance 
/ Városi játékok / projektek / performance (változó helyszínek / various locations)

CREW (BE)
https://www.facebook.com/events/228920377523233/

INVISIBLE PLAYGROUND (DE) w/
REALITY RESEARCH CENTER (FI): #COPPP Budapest
(CENTER OF PASSIVITIES/POSSIBILITIES/POTENTIALITIES)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1017330045043099 

UNFOLDING BUDAPEST (SK-HU)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1406667422695704/

AUDIO-VISUAL MAP: LIBERTY SQUARE
https://www.facebook.com/events/309467849428705/

VEKTOR NORMAL: INTRAVERSE
https://www.facebook.com/events/1804997719744905/

SOMLÓ DÁVID: MANDALA
https://www.facebook.com/events/1074999412569867 

smARt est.2015: AR_CITY
https://www.facebook.com/events/277890869276926/

VaLyo: SKUBI
https://www.facebook.com/events/1873573686207179 

x Art & tech / group show:
NEURO GYM (21-27 October, 3-9 pm, 5-6 Jászai Mari tér H-1137 Shelter)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1033862813379115/
Featuring: 
JIP DE BEER (NL)*, 
CSEH DÁNIEL – HALÁK ANDRÁS LÁSZLÓ
CSISZÁR MÁTYÁS w/ KOVÁCS ZOLTÁN (Meetlab)
FRIDVALSZKI MÁRK, 
KIM LEIGH PONTIN (UK), 
KOVÁCS GERGŐ, 
PÁLL TAMÁS, 
PÁPAY FANNY, 
PRIBÉK GÁBOR - KOLOZSVÁRI LAJOS
RAVASZ JONATHAN - FILIP RUISL, 
JELENA VISKOVIC,
SZÉCSÉNYI-NAGY LORÁND - SZEKERES ÁGNES (Implausible works),
VALYO

Exhibition opening: 21 october 20 pm
Opening performance:
VADAS ZSÓFIA TAMARA – GRYLLUS ÁBRIS: Krund ni Ovel 

Curated by Szilvi Német, Lili Eckhardt
Exhibition design by Studio Nomád

Talks (22 October, 10 am - 6 pm, 30 Ráday street H-1092 Kitchen Budapest)
https://www.facebook.com/events/1196747243701911/

NAGYFI RICHÁRD
SEPSI LÁSZLÓ 
NEMES Z. MÁRIÓ
HORVÁTH MÁRK 
DANIEL SCHWARZ (DE)
MIRKO STOJKOVIC (RS)
JELENA VISKOVIC
PEKKO KOSKINEN (FI) - CHRISTIANE HÜTTER (DE)
PETER TOMAZ DOBRILA (SI)
JORIS WEIJDOM (NL)
MARIA GARDIZI (DE)
DEVIL COW ENTERTAINMENT 

Video presentation (26 October 7 pm, Toldi Klub)
METAHAVEN – Daniel van der Velden (NL)
https://www.facebook.com/events/938710926239031/

Workshops (5-6 Jászai Mari tér H-1137)
22 Oct 2016, 10 am - 4 pm
MAKERSPACE.HU
https://www.facebook.com/events/381439155578447/

MIXED REALITY PRESSURE COOKER SESSION WORKSHOP
https://www.facebook.com/events/790438771059884/

MAPPED. REALITY WORKSHOP
26 Oct 2016, 10 am -17 pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/324577834563984/?fref=ts

Chief organizer: 
KITCHEN BUDAPEST in co-operation with PLACCC 

Contributors: 
TAKOMAT INTERNET AGENTUR (DE), KIBLA (SL), X-OP (SL), KÉK – CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE CENTER, MAKERSPACE.HU, CROSSTALK VIDEO ART FESTIVAL, LET IT BE! ART AGENCY, smARt est.2015, MEETLAB, VALYO

Sponsored by 
KUBIK COWORKING, ROBERT BOSCH FOUNDATION, FINNAGORA, CREW (BE), EMBASSY OF THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS IN HUNGARY, IN-SITU, FLANDERS STATE OF THE ART, TOLDI KLUB, FUNZINE, PORT.HU, INVISIBLE PLAYGWOUND, REALITY RESEARCH CENTER, 

*This project is produced as part of the Summer Sessions Network for Talent Development in a co-production of Kitchen Budapest and V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, with support of the Creative Industries Fund NL

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union