May 27, 2022


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Fulton County Arts & Culture celebrating grand opening of Public Art Futures Lab

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Fulton County Arts & Society in partnership with MARTA Artbound, Arts and Entertainment Atlanta and Microsoft is celebrating the start of the new General public Art Futures Lab on April 21 from midday to 2:30 p.m. at Underground Atlanta, in accordance to a push release.

The new General public Art Futures Lab explores the link involving art and technologies, which will generate a tech-enabled art-available encounter for the community. By means of its partnership with Underground Atlanta, the county now has a studio room to attribute artists-in-residence and an exhibition space exactly where inhabitants and other artists can exhibit their work.Subsequent a evaluate and scoring from a diverse panel consisting of members from the arts, education and learning, and technology sectors, 3 artists were selected:

Salvador Iglesias was awarded an A&E Atlanta Residency. Iglesias will check out the use of augmented reality to improve digital indication engagement Downtown.

Max Woo was awarded the MARTA Artbound Residency. Woo will check out electronic match advancement as a instrument to maximize bus ridership.

Eddie Farr was awarded an A&E Atlanta Residency. Farr is a musician and technologist who will make use of website traffic and pedestrian movement info to make serious-time digital artworks.

Additionally, the Fulton County awarded three Emerging Art + Tech Education Stipends to TeMika Grooms, DeSitaa Lipscomb and Jamaali Lipscomb. Grooms will go on her exploration of combined reality although the Lipscomb sister and brother duo will explore NFTs and interactive media purposes. Stipend recipients will share their awareness with the arts community through the Lab’s instructional programming.

The Fulton County General public Artwork Futures Lab and its partners joined forces to build an Artist-in-Residency System made to provide chances for artists discovering emerging varieties of creativity through the software of technological innovation to deal with actual entire world challenges.

The purpose of the General public Art Futures Lab is to guarantee Fulton County Federal government and the Atlanta region choose a national job in leading the broader adoption of technological know-how in the arts.