Media Architecture Biennale Opening Ceremony and Keynote: Digital Placemaking Through Temporary Media Architecture

MAB16 Opening Ceremony
02 Jun 2016
18:00 - 19:30
The Concourse Theatre, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood NSW 2067
Join us for the opening of the international Media Architecture Biennale at the Concourse Civic Pavilion in Chatswood, featuring a networking forum, a formal opening ceremony, and a public keynote by the Creative Director of Vivid Sydney, Ignatius Jones. 
The keynote will discuss the convergence of media and architecture in temporary contexts – for festivals and other major public events, such as Vivid Sydney, the Shanghai World Expo, and the Doha Asian Games. It will shed light on the ideas that led to some of the largest lighting devices ever built and their potential for placemaking in 21st century cities. 
The schedule for the evening includes: 
  • 6pm to 6.30pm: Opening address 
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm: Opening keynote by Ignatius Jones 

This event is part of the international Media Architecture Biennale (MAB16). It concludes the second day of MAB16, which features symposia on Digital Publics and Smart Cities & Urban Innovation


Photo credits: Martine Doyon, Frédérique Ménard-Aubin, Nathalie St-Pierre, Patrice St-Amour, Olivier Blouin, Cindy Boyce, Mattera Joly, Le Pigeon, Quartier des Spectacles.