Programs

SINCE ITS INCEPTION 25 YEARS AGO …

Freewaves has pioneered every new development in the field of media art, establishing itself as one of the most respected and adventuresome advocates for raising media arts to a truly democratic vector for ideas and images.

Freewaves has consistently been a vanguard in the field, and a model for others to emulate:


PRODUCING ELEVEN FESTIVALS

Producing eleven festivals celebrating the newest technological, social and aesthetic developments

MEDIA ARTS IN PUBLIC SPACES

Placing experimental media arts in public spaces, reaching expansive audiences who may never have seen art in this genre

LINKS AS ART

Positing live internet links as an art form

INTERACTIVE MEDIA

Using interactive media (CD-Roms) as a predecessor to web interactivity

EXPERIMENTAL ART ON TV

Placing experimental media arts on cable, PBS and public access television

ART OVER ADVERTISING

Presenting large format, video display of experimental media arts on Jumbotrons previously dedicated to paid advertising

FESTIVAL STREAMING

Engaging web-based curation of its festivals, using the latest web technology to stream hundred of hours of video worldwide

NEW MEDIA WORKSHOPS

Offering new media technology workshops to underserved communities and to working artists seeking new avenues of expression