Machine Libertine is part of MANIFESTA 10 Education Program in the General Staff Building of The State Hermitage.

A lecture on Sonic Sculpture and master class on interactive technologies was presented by sonic artist Taras Mashtalir.

Participants of the workshop, experts from the field of IT and computer technologies, were acquainted with the concept and history of sound sculptures, learnt about the technologies used in this field, and participated in a poetic media performance by Machine Libertine.

In a special themed tour of the Biennial the participants explored the interplay of information technology and modern art from Matisse to the present day, thinking about points of intersection between media and art in the history of European art of the XX-XXI centuries.

The Education Program promotes looking, questioning, and the sharing of experiences. Working locally, regionally, and internationally, MANIFESTA 10 engages with schools, universities, local communities, and St. Petersburg residents with the aim of deepening the experience of visiting the Biennial. Education programs include mediated tours, special events, workshops, and discussions, designed to generate a platform for dialogue and debates about the role that art can play within society.

Throughout the Biennial, the Education Program investigates methods of communicating with one another and explores how contemporary art can generate new conversations. It aims to discuss such questions as: in what ways can a public engage with a biennial? How does contemporary art contribute to daily life? Where are the spaces in which we come together and discuss our experiences

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