Based in Stavanger, at Tou Scene – a former brewery transformed into a cultural house – i/o/lab has since 2001 promoted artistic projects that explore the interplay between new technology, science, bioart and social context. i/o/lab contributes as a resource through presentations, productions and as a partner in the field, both nationally and internationally.
i/o/lab is the curator and producer of the Article Biennial – a festival devoted to art/technology/science. www.article.no
Public Art Screens – A complete solution for screening of curated video art. www.publicartscreens.no
Throughout 2017 we will develop the program for Article biennial 2018. The theme for next Article will involve LIGHT, be it electrical, chemical or biological. As partner in the EU project ENLIGHT European Light Expres- sion Network we will host two residencies in Stavanger facilitating the development of new artworks. First artist selected for residency is Stanza – A call for the second residency will be announced in April – we hope to see lots of exciting proposals for projects making use of light!
Technology and emotions
November 2017 in Oslo – we will launch an ambulating conference including an art exhibition. With focus on interdisciplinary between culture and technology – dissertating how technology affects our emotions and vice versa. The project is a collaboration with partners in Oslo and Trondheim.
Public art screens
01 January–31 December on all dedicated venues for Public Art Screens The program for 2017 will present a program of Norwegian video artists and we will also launch our new plattform making videoart widely accessible.
Our new DIY laboratory and workspace has opened to engage artists, scientists and interested researchers with biology, chemistry, synthetic biology and biotechnology. A bottom up research facility, including program of workshops, lectures and the establishment of a future residency.