SXSW Art Program

March 13-21, 2020

The SXSW Art Program creates a platform for visual artists to connect with international leaders in the fields of music, film, and technology by showcasing innovative projects and provoking discussions at SXSW. In 2020, you’ll experience one-of-a-kind art installations by both established and emerging artists in SXSW venues and throughout Austin.

2020 Finalists


2019 Exhibition, Weaving - Photo by Caleb Pickens

2019 Exhibition, Weaving - Photo by Caleb Pickens

About SXSW Art Program

 

The SXSW Art Program showcases experiential and conceptual visual artworks that apply emerging technologies and immersive environments to spark discovery, inspiration, and connection. Incorporated into the broader ecosystem of creativity and innovation at SXSW, the art program serves as a launching point for collaborations and discussions around the role of visual and digital media arts in culture, technology, and the public realm.

The SXSW Art Program is an open call to studios, designers, collectives, and individual artists whose work is either in medium or concept, is at the intersection of art and technology, or creates an experience, whether through immersion or social engagement. Official selections of the program are chosen on the basis of their ability to enhance the landscape of the SXSW Conferences and Festivals and bring meaningful inspiration, joy, and discovery to attendees. We strive to showcase work from both emerging and established artists whose vision reflects the values of SXSW, including creativity, culture, storytelling, innovation, and social engagement.

The SXSW Art Program offers artists a unique platform to show their work within one of the most diverse, collaborative, and inventive communities in the world. Artists will have the opportunity to engage with individuals and organizations across many sectors, while debuting their work in front of the creative communities that converge at SXSW in Austin.

Applications are now closed. Stay tuned for the 2020 participants announcement later in the season.

2020 Art Program Finalists

 

50 Moments
ELO Films
Brooklyn, United States

Amygdala
Tiffany Trenda
Los Angeles, United States

Anger & Hope
Guillaume Marmin
Paris, France

Beyond The Road
Colin Nightingale, Stephen Dobbie & James Lavelle (UNKLE)
London, United Kingdom

Bodies in Motion
Humanscale
New York, United States

Breaking Reverie
Heather Lander, Cryptic
Glasgow, United Kingdom

CharActor
Masaru Mizuochi
Tokyo, Japan

Colors of Progress
Tre Borden
Los Angeles, United States

Emotive City
Theodore Spyropoulos – Minimaforms
London, United Kingdom

Grisaille
Teek Mach
Los Angeles, United States

HIDDEN
Studio ATAO
Los Angeles, United States

Hidden
Jason Tetlak
Jacksonville, United States

Ice-Time
Clea T Waite
Boulder, United States

In-Decent
Miss Me
Montreal, Canada

Interstitial
Josh Vekhter
Austin, United States

Johatsu – Evaporation
Andreas Hartmann and Arata Mori
Berlin, Germany

Lighthouse
Circus Family
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Membrane 2.0
MELT
Warsaw, Poland

Mornings
ELO FIlms
Brooklyn, United States

Reflections on Feedback
Thijs Krooswijk, Naivi
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Salt Water
Abe Abraham
New York, United States

Save the Ganimals
Océane Boulais, Ziv Epstein, and Matt Groh – Eliza Collective
Massachusetts, United States

Sequence of a Horse in Motion
Katharina Haverich
Berlin, Germany

Sound Sculptures
Ryan Edwards – Masary Studios
Boston, United States

Spectre
Barnaby Francis, Big Dada Ltd
Manchester, United Kingdom

Superartificial
Calder Kamin
Austin, United States

Supermarket Babies
Adriana Aveiva Guerra
Austin, United States

Terminus
Jess Johnson and Simon Word
New York, United States

The Fair Grounds: Bumper Ballet
DROPSTUFF.nl
Hilversum, Netherlands

The Living Archive
Studio Wayne McGregor
London, United Kingdom

Triumphs
Peter Burr
Brooklyn, United States

Yemen: Say Hello to Connect
Imperial War Museums
London, United Kingdom

Violence (Working Title)
Shola Amoo
London, United Kingdom

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