Singapore | Feb-Mar 2019

15 January 2019

The Academy will visit Singapore to explore the curatorial theme of the City of Quantified Visions in 4-days lab+lectures+field trip program from 28 February to 3 March 2019.

Beijing | Nov 2018

11 October 2018

The Academy will visit Beijing to explore the curatorial theme of the City of Shifting Energies in the framework of the Media Architecture Beijing 2018.


07 February 2018


Wednesday 21 February, 7-10pm
Goethe-Institut São Paulo, R. Lisboa, 974 – Pinheiros

Free for participation

Welcome by Goethe-Institut São Paulo
Welcome by Tanya Toft Ag and Susa Pop (Urban Media Art Academy)
Brief introductions by UMAA SP Advisors, Marília Pasculli (Verve Cultural) and Lucas Bambozzi and Demetrio Portugal (AVXLab and ALT AV)

Keynote by Giselle Beiguelman:
Art, Public Space and Informational Territories in São Paulo

Panel with Daniela Arriado (Screen City Biennial, Stavanger – Norway)
Patricia Moran (University of São Paulo)
Fernando Velasquez (Artist, Curator at Red Bull Station)

São Paulo | Feb 2018

14 December 2017

February 21-24, 2018. The São Paulo program, co-organised with Verve Cultural and AVXLab, examines a curatorial perspectives on media art as intervention in the urban context of São Paulo.

BANGKOK | Nov 2017

11 December 2017

The second Urban Media Art Academy program in Bangkok in April 2017 took form as an Ideation Lab with further development of artwork proposals, submitted in response to the theme Emotional Transitions.

Bangkok | Apr 2017

11 December 2017

The first urban media art academy program was initiated in Bangkok in April 2017, first as a four day program of lectures, seminars, workshops, and public programs, launched in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Thailand.

Durban | June 2018

06 June 2018

23-24 June 2018 In the framework of ISEA2018 in Durban, this two-day program is open to artists, activists, students, curators, designers, architects, creative city makers and others with interest in urban media art and creativity and what it can do for Durban.   CITY OF INTERSECTING RITUALS Since ancient times and through many different cultural > More