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Convergence K-Arts AT Lab 2023 Immersive Day International Conference Held

  • 2023.11.28


“2023 Immersive Day”

'Creativity in the Age of Machine Art'

Holding an international conference on the theme of 'Creativity in the Age of Machine Art'.

Presentations on art technology and related content with participation from art education experts from 4 countries and the Ars Electronica Academy.

- The Convergence K-Arts AT Lab YouTube channel 'ALab K-Arts' will live stream the event online from 1 PM to 5 PM on December 4th (Monday) to December 5th (Tuesday), 2023.



The Korea National University of Arts (President Kim Dae-jin, hereafter referred to as K-Arts) AT Lab will host the "2023 Immersive Day" International Conference. The conference, themed 'Creativity in the Age of Machine Art,' will be live-streamed online from 1 PM to 5 PM on December 4th (Monday). The live stream can be accessed at the following channel:

K-Arts AT Lab YouTube Channel 'ATLab K-Arts'. 

This conference focuses on the arts that are progressing into the future alongside the development of technology, discussing the current state and future of high-tech convergent arts and related contents. 

On the first day of the conference, the keynote speech will be delivered by President Steve Dixon of the Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, followed by a thematic presentation by Professor Semi Ryu from Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. Subsequently, Minhyuk Choi (a student in the Master of Fine Arts at the School of Film, TV & Multimedia), currently attending the Immersive Performance lecture held jointly by K-Arts and Virginia Commonwealth University, will present a case study of his work. Ark Park (also a student in the Master of Fine Arts at the School of Film, TV & Multimedia) and students Yoondong Lee and Joonwoo Kim (doctoral candidates in Computer Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology) who are conducting a case study on the convergence of art and technology between K-Arts and Pohang University of Science and Technology, will participate in the research case presentation.

On the second day of the conference, under the sub-theme 'K-ARTS X Ars Electronica Academy', the session will include Martin Honzik, the Chief Curator at Ars Electronica Center, along with Daito Manabe and Peter Weibel from Ars Academy. Additionally, Professor Eugene Yang from the National Taipei University of Arts, invited by AT Lab, and Professor Woonseung Yeo from Ewha Womans University, Korea, will discuss the current state and future of high-tech convergent arts.

President Daejin Kim expressed his hope that this conference would serve as an opportunity to "acknowledge that art, closely intertwined with the development of technology, is a means of advancing into the future," and he anticipates that "it will lay the groundwork for mutual sharing of the latest art technology and high-tech convergent arts." The conference will take place in the Screening Room (L219) of the School of Film, TV & Multimedia and K-Ciné within the Seokgwan campus of K-Arts and will be live-streamed through the AT Lab YouTube channel.

※ Inquiries: 02-746-9534, shlee10@karts.ac.kr. 

Meanwhile, the AT Lab of Korea National University of Arts aims to be a creation and production research institute focusing on the convergence of science and technology with cultural arts, industry, and education. Its high-tech virtual reality works such as <Scarecrow> and <Rain Fruit> have been invited consecutively to major international film festivals like Sundance, South by Southwest (SXSW), Tribeca, and Cannes Film Festival XR, winning numerous prestigious awards. The lab is leading global trends in immersive media and advanced medical and AI content through collaborations with prominent domestic and international companies and research institutes like LG U+ and TikTok. In 2021, AT Lab was selected for the 'Cultural Technology Leading Graduate School' project by the Korea Creative Content Agency, conducting research on constructing a content metaverse utilizing artificial intelligence and augmented reality in collaboration with POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology).