FMR 23 ///
Festival for art in digital contexts and public spaces ///
Tuesday, 6 June — Sunday, 11 June 2023, Southern Harbour Area, Linz ///
Opening: Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 6 pm ///
Clubhouse of Kleingartenverein Linz-Ost, Prinz-Eugen-Straße 40 ///
followed by opening tours and opening night ///
From 6 to 11 June 2023, LINZ FMR, the biennial festival for art in digital contexts and public spaces, will take place for the third time. After the first edition in March 2019 alongside the Danube river and the second edition in June 2021 around the train station Mühlkreisbahnhof, this time FMR 23 will transform the southern harbour area into a freely accessible art space by numerous artists.
The opening will take place on Tuesday, 6 June 2023 at 6 pm at the clubhouse of Kleingartenverein Linz-Ost – one of the festival’s venues alongside hello yellow Velodrom & Pumptrack, Linzer Stadtalm or Klimaoase Linz-Lustenau.
FMR 23, Southern Harbour Area, Linz, Austria
Tuesday, 6 June – Sunday, 11 June 2023
Tuesday, 6 June 2023, 6 pm
Kleingartenverein Linz-Ost, Prinz-Eugen-Straße 40
followed by Opening Tours and Opening Night
Arrival and accommodation
Linz is located in the geographical heart of Europe and is quick and easy to reach by water, land and air thanks to a good network of motorways and the Linz Airport. Find out here how to get to Linz.
Several hotels are located within walking distance from the festival area, as well as the city centre of Linz. Hotel offers can be found on the website of the city of Linz, where you can also inform yourself about the Linz card, that gives you free admission to Linz museums and the public transport. For any personal inquiries, questions or information about Linz, the Tourist Information Linz is happy to help.
FMR 23 brings to Linz a large exhibition centered around venues such as Kleingartenverein Linz-Ost, hello yellow Velodrom & Pumptrack, Klimaoase Linz-Lustenau, Linzer Stadtalm and vacancy of former Quelle/Woolworth/NORMA store in Industriezeile. On display will be works by artists from the fields of media art, digital art and Internet art:
✭ !Mediengruppe Bitnik (DE/CH/CR)
✭ Anne Fehres & Luke Conroy (NL/AU)
✭ Clemens Stöttinger (AT)
✭ Clusterduck (IT/FR/DE)
✭ Constant Dullaart (NL)
✭ Dennis de Bel & Anton Linus Jehle (NL/DE)
✭ Julian Oliver & Gordan Savičić (NZ/AT/CH)
✭ Julian Stadon (AU)
✭ Justin Tyler Tate (CA)
✭ Marie-Luce Nadal (FR)
✭ Marisa Olson (US)
✭ Mitra Azar (IT)
✭ raumarbeiterinnen (DE/AT)
✭ S.Myselle (AT)
✭ S()fia Braga (IT)
✭ Studer / van den Berg (CH)
✭ Students from the Department of Media Design at University of Arts Linz (AT)
✭ Swaeny Nina Kersaan (NL)
✭ TinTin Patrone (DE)
✭ ViaOral (NL)
The program also includes lectures and artist talks on topics such as ephemeral circuits, wild computing, detoxing digitality and chromatic fermentation. Performances from the field of electronic music will be offered in addition to the Opening Night at a Concert Night on Friday, 9 June, with Stefano D’Alessio (IT), Crystn Hunt Akron feat. Tofa (Modulux) (AT), Floating Spectrum feat. Abe Pazos (TW/DE/FI), SØS Gunver Ryberg (DK), Francesco Luzzana & Sofia Casprini (IT), Antenes (US), Sturmherta (AT), Mermaid & Seafruit (PL/AT) & Antonia XM (AT). In addition, there will be daily performances by the participating artists on the festival grounds as well as guided tours with art educators and curators.
Responsible for the festival is the association „LINZ FMR – art in digital contexts and public spaces“. It was founded by the two art and cultural initiatives qujOchÖ and servus.at, Atelierhaus Salzamt of the City of Linz, University of Arts Linz and Sturm und Drang Galerie. Their representatives have been involved in the conception, organization and curation of the festival since its first edition in March 2019.
FMR 23 is supported by the City of Linz as UNESCO City of Media Arts, the State of Upper Austria and the Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, the Civil Service and Sport, as well as numerous organizations and companies, including our main sponsors LINZ AG and Gutenberg-Werbering, our co-sponsors Plasser & Theurer, Datapress, Christian Schepe Fineartprinting, Schachermayer, ARCOTEL Nike Linz, Austria Classic Hotel Wolfinger, Das Landhof, arte Hotel Linz, TIER, city bike Linz, MOTORMOBIL Autohaus Dornach, Freistädter Bier, brotsüchtig, connect724, USP, Gebrüder Weiss, Schuller Eh’Klar and our further partners & supporters Linz Tourismus, Innovationshauptplatz Linz, younion Oberösterreich, Kleingartenverein Linz-Ost, Klimaoase Linz-Lustenau, hello yellow Velodrom & Pumptrack by Schachermayer, Linzer Stadtalm, Radio FRO, DORF TV and DIE REFERENTIN.
More info → linzfmr.at