Immersio

Multimedia

Immersio, derived from the word “Immerse” and “i.o.” (a technical term for input and output), is a platform dedicated to showcasing the work of young, emerging digital and new media artists. Activated by Filamen, which also curated and supported the production, Immersio provides a space for these artists to exhibit their creations. Immersio at GTF23 aims to bring the world of new media and digital art closer to the people of Penang. This unique pop-up activation features two installations that will captivate festival attendees.

Immersio is presented by George Town Festival In collaboration with FILAMEN and powered by EPSON.

Digital Art Gallery

Dates: 22 – 30 July 2023
Time: 12.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

The first installation is the Digital Art Gallery, a mesmerising room filled with stunning visual artworks for an immersive experience of artworks.

Outdoor Projection Mapping

Dates: 29 & 30 July 2023
Time: 7.00pm
Venue: Beach Street, George Town
The second installation is an outdoor projection mapping display that serves as a grand finale to the Festival.

Both installations will feature an array of digital art exhibitions by talented new media artists, representing local talents and international creators. These vibrant displays will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on visitors, providing them with a unique and immersive encounter with the world of digital and new media art.

Immersio is presented by George Town Festival In collaboration with FILAMEN and powered by EPSON.

Open Call for Projection Mapping

Be a part of Immersio at George Town Festival!

Filamen is currently seeking Malaysian and international artists, designers and the downright curious to send through a portfolio for the projection mapping at the Festival.
The applicant(s) may participate as individuals or in a group. At the final stage, only ten (subject to change) applicants will be chosen to project the 30-second video, which will be on a loop from 8 pm to 11 pm on 29 & 30 July 2023. Selected applicants will receive a special award as a token of appreciation.

There is no entry fee; SUBMISSION ENDS July 20, 2023, 11:59 pm GMT+8.

Please read the open call guidelines carefully before submitting your work. Visit: bit.ly/44gg05G

About Filamen

Filamen is a dynamic Audio Visuals collective that provides a thriving platform for individuals of all backgrounds and interests to connect and engage with one another. They foster an inclusive community where audiovisual enthusiasts from various disciplines can exchange ideas and showcase their talents to a wider audience.

Filamen is also a resource hub for clients seeking assistance with their audiovisual projects. Their goal is to facilitate successful collaborations and contribute to the expansion and development of the audiovisual industry as a whole.

Digital Art Gallery

Dates:

22 - 30 July 2023

Time:

12.00pm - 9.00pm

Venue:

The Whiteaways Arcade

Free Admission

Outdoor Projection Mapping

Dates:

29 & 30 July 2023

Time:

7.00pm

Venue:

Beach Street, George Town

Free Admission

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