We are pleased to present our four-part podcast series "AR Communities", which is dedicated to a fascinating topic: Augmented Reality (AR) as a technology and philosophical concept in the context of games, art and culture.

Once Upon Unsteady Grounds at Open Lab by V2- Lab for Unstable Media

On 3 February, gold extra was a guest at the Future Lab of the Schubert Theatre in Vienna.

Yay, our online performance Once Upon Unsteady Grounds is happening again in the new year of 2024:
You can attend it from the comfort of your own home on the following days:

In this talk F. Wiesel (Hanke Wilsmann & Jost von Harleßem) discuss with Sonja Prlic how stages and actors function in the digital space.

We are pleased to announce Tobias Experimental Short Documentary "Find Myself Through Mozart" has been awarded an Honourable Mention at the Covent Garden Film Festival in London. 

 

We are excited to report a special presentation of "Once Upon Unsteady Grounds" (OUUG) as an interactive online theater piece for the Master's students in Digital Arts at the University of Hagenberg.

Does technology help or prevent the creation of utopias? How does web- and location-based augmented reality work? How can public space be designed in a participatory way and how can AR support this?

On 21 November, guests were invited to an interactive performance at the Künstlerhaus. A Draft Zero of 'Black Book', the new project by gold extra, was tested. The premiere of Black Book's final version is planned for 2025. 

Quite a lot happens & happened with Internet Gaga this Autumn, here is a summary since September:

gold extra is represented at this year's ZIP-SCENE conference in Prague with a talk on "Once Upon Unsteady Grounds".

The video introduction to Once Upon Unsteady Grounds developed by BORG Oberndorf was honoured with the Culture Connected Award by OeAD!

On 12 October at 17:00, Sonja Prlić will give a lecture as part of the lecture series "Possibilities and Challenges of Aesthetic Education" at the Pädagogische Hochschule Steiermark.

Talk with Melanie Bartl, Milo Loder and Andreas Rauscher at the Science Meets Fiction Festival: 25 Sep-8 Oct!

You can play the 2023 BRIEFS winner games now!

On 8 September at 5:10 pm, Sonja Prlić and Reinhold Bidner will give a talk on "Games as Spaces for Communication" at the Expanded Animation Symposium at Ars Electronica. The symposium's topic is "The Art of Performance". 

The experimental animated short film Internet Gaga (Director & Animation: Reinhold Bidner) will be screened in the Animated Music Video Competition programme at the Flipbo

Die Performance WE CARE by gold etxra and Kollektiv Kollinski sozial goes into the final round!

Magdebörg is a single or cooperative tabletop roleplaying experience where you step into the shoes of a Magdeburg city dweller during the city's catastrophic sacking in 1631.

Internet Gaga, Reinhold's latest animation work wins Best Music Video at the Golden Kuker International Animation Festival in Sofia (Bulgaria).

BRIEFS is a micro publishing initiative that gives out small grants for small digital games.

Some info about film screenings in May:
1) Internet Gaga had its world premiere on 19.05.2023 in Finland at the Animatricks Animation Festival Helsinki.

The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences invited us to join in the discussion and to present a few of our approaches at their Forward Event with the theme "From Submission to Design - Making New