INTERFACES FOR EMPATHY - The Jyväskylä Satellite

Pixelache Festival 2016 – ‘Interfaces for Empathy’ visited Jyväskylä 14.-16.10. Interfaces for Empathy brought to Jyväskylä four programme parts that were part of the festival that were part of the festival in Helsinki the previous month. 

Channel Surfers
Jyväskylä Library, small seminar room
Opening times Sat 15.10 at 9:00–15:30

Channels Surfers invited us to a playful journey to break the boundaries of how we meet people. The participants walk around using Channel Surfers -glasses that prevents them to see the world trough their own eyes. Instead, they saw footage from other’s point of view.

Various Artists: Saudade de Europa

Galleria Hoppa

Various Artists traveled from Belgium trough Helsinki to Jyväskylä trading on the way and studying the value of trade and the empathy in it. Saudade de Europa was exhibited in Gallery Hoppa. 

Centre for Genomic Gastronomy: To Flavour Our Tears
Jyväskylä Art Museum Holvi

Centre for Genomic Gastronomy was serving dishes that makes us more appealing to insects in their experimental restaurant called To Flavour Our Tears. This time, Genomic Gastronomy was represented by Conor Courtney.

NEMO: Emotion Hack Day

The Craft Museum

Emotion Hack Day explored how to create levels to technolodgy that enables more empathy. The participants created different kinds of prototypes for emphatethic technology.

The workshop was lead by Katri Saarikivi and Valtteri Wikström.

Action Tank Working Towards Empathic Ecologies