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METAXIS - annual new media art festival, started in 2018, Saint-Petersburg (Russia).

 

METAXIS is aimed at the study of contemporary digital art, its reflection of the era of metamodernism (new cultural and philosophical ideas about contemporary society, closely related to media arts and their development). It is also aimed at studying the interaction of the individual with digital environments and their impact on him.

Founder and curator of the festival - Anastasiia Skabёlkina.

METAXIS 2021

Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge
Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge

Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge
Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge

NAOWAO & Branks Studio
NAOWAO & Branks Studio

Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge
Weidi Zhang, Shaoyu Su & Weilu Ge

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SPACE METAXIS at planetarium.1 on April 10. The event combines beautiful electronic music and highly aesthetic digital art. Organized by the media lab OPUS111 together with the Sky University. curator -- Anastasiia Skabёlkina.

METAXIS 2020

NaoWao
NaoWao

CaoYuxi
CaoYuxi

NaoWao
NaoWao

NaoWao
NaoWao

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METAXIS 10102020 consisted of two parts: techno artists meetup and media happening. It was held in the creative space of ′′ Lumier-Hall ′′ (Saint-Petersburg) - the largest projection museum in Russia. curator -- Anastasiia Skabёlkina.

TECHNO ARTISTS MEETUP. Speech by experts on current media art topics, 2 workshops, 2 lectures, discussion "New media - the avant-garde of art" and generative jam with a DJ. vk.com/technomeetup10102020

MEDIA HAPPENING. A rich program of audiovisual lives: performances of russia media artists with musicians, artworks by foreign media artists. CaoYuxi (NY), NaoWao (Tokyo), kaleidosdope (Nuremberg), Aleph 52, Rx Tx, Elina Zazulya, Grigory Gromov, Anastasiia Skabёlkina (SPb), Synchrone (Moscow).

vk.com/mh10102020

METAXIS 2019

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Chamber event of a special format, known in narrow circles. Media happening, which brought together the best representatives of the media art community of St. Petersburg. The main focus of the event was on audiovisual lives, designed specifically for METAXIS . ART GATHERING

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METAXIS 2018

Within the framework of “Metaxis” 2018, many events were held: three courses (on the creation of video art, generative graphics, audiovisual art), master classes (“Media artist in the culture of metamodernism”, “Fashion Tech”, “Wearable Tech”), media happening.

Also was held a hackathon about creating multimedia content. Hackathon nominations: full-dome projection; content for the "infinite room"; universal multimedia content for projection on the surface.

For all events of the festival, an entrance was free. curator -- Anastasiia Skabёlkina.

MEDIA HAPPENING

OPENING OF THE METAXIS MEDIA ART FESTIVAL 2018 . February 01

METAXIS 2018 was open with a special format event - media happing, a holistic digital work, consisting of several parts, each of which is aimed at overcoming the boundaries between the artist and the viewer.

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HACKATHON OF MEDIA ART

The prize fund of 300 000 ₽ . May 12/13

Nominations of the hackathon:
1) Full dome content for the Planetarium №1;
2) Content for "infinite room";
3) Universal multimedia content for projection on the surface.

COURSE "GENERATIVE ART"

The course is aimed at mastering the Houdini program as a tool for generative graphics in the TouchDesigner environment; the main goal is the creation of a work of generative art.

The best works are shown in the events of the new media art festival METAXIS.

The course lasted 2 months, classes were held in the youth center Kvadrat. Classes are free.

COURSE "VIDEO ART"

The main goal - the creation of works of art on the theme "The city as a complex multi-level structure".

The best works are shown in the events of the new media art festival METAXIS.

Alex Antipin

WEARABLE TECH. master class

Wearable technology and Fashion Tech: what it is / for whom / why it is relevant today.


Wearable Tech: directions and current trends. What products create that you notice on the international market.


On the global: transhumanism, the 4th industrial revolution and other basic concepts for the effective creation of innovative projects in the world of technology.

 

Nikita Replyanski

FASHION TECH. master class

Brand history SNEZHANA.NYC. Technology is in fashion. Mans x Machina. Biofabricate. Technological materials, 3D printing in the collection of FW 18/19.


Wearables. The influence of fashion and fashion trends on wearable technology. Significant projects and examples.


How to sell fashion + technology and enter the international market.

Snezhana Paderina

COURSE "AUDIOVISUAL ART"

The course is aimed at mastering the programs TouchDesigner and Resolume; the main goal is the creation of an audiovisual work of art.

 

The best works are shown in the events of the new media art festival METAXIS.

 

 

Ksenia Sangina

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MEDIA ARTIST IN METAMODERN

The first event in the framework of the festival of media art METAXIS: a master class aimed at critical understanding of the development of media art in the context of the culture of metamodernism.

 

 

Anastasia Skabölkina

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