Eight Mexican projects that combine art, science and technology, and focus on the environment, have been selected by the Flash ACT Interdisciplinary Creativity Support Program, whose second edition has the theme “Ethics of the Earth” and will be presented on July 9 at Goethe-Institut Mexiko, where the teams will present their final work. to an international jury. The winner will get tips to publish the project.
Flash ACT is a support program for the creation of digital projects combining art, science and technology created at the initiative of Goethe, the French Embassy in Mexico – Institut Français du Latin America (IFAL), the Cultural Center of Spain, the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico and the Mexican group Mermelada de Juegos,” says Flash ACT Producer Louise Lake, who points out that it’s all for environmental awareness.
The eight projects are: AI.LIEN, an invasive alien plant identification tool using artificial intelligence in an interactive augmented reality application (https://ailien.itch.io/ailien); Mentos al agua, an interactive platform with a water quality meter (https://ana-torres.itch.io/acercamientos-al-agua); Biofonía, a digital audiovisual platform that combines musical composition, art, and the sound of ocean ecosystems (https://brendabaez.itch.io/biofonia); Chinamba the future shows the ecological crisis in Xochimilco and sustainable agriculture (https://kny5.itch.io/03-chinampa-future).
Additionally, Cyanovoltaica, a hybrid facility for a cryptocurrency worth the oxygen released in photosynthesis (https://jose-guerrero.itch.io/cyanovoltaica); Essay on slowness, visual dance and website on the relationship between mankind and plants (https://cutzi.itch.io/essay-on-slowness); Nikté Ha’, a teenage visual novel that explains water pollution and nature care in the Maya region (https://paoowo.itch.io/nikte-ha); and Rat City, an immersive media science publication via video game, infographic cards and graphic novel (https://masterkiller92.itch.io/rat-city).
Lake says the teams had workshops and master classes on how art, science, art and technology intersect. “The idea is to provide tools for community action,” he says. The show will be on July 9, 11 a.m. at the Goethe-Institut Mexico (Tonala 43, Rome, CDMX).
Subscribe here To receive directly in your email our newsletters about today’s news, opinion, weekend options, Qatar 2022 and many other options.