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NODE20 Second Nature

The sixth edition of the NODE Forum for Digital Arts will be held this year despite all odds – in Frankfurt but also spread across the globe via digital channels and formats. We’re happy to support our friends and colleagues once again.

GreenHouse NAXOS, platform, virtual playground and think tank © Gloria Schulz
Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, host of the “Emergency Broadcast Studio” © Mousonturm

The NODE Forum for Digital Arts tackles the topic of ecological crisis and how creative takes on technology can offer solutions and empower stakeholders. More than 100 international artists, designers, researchers and technologists will share their ideas while the whole vvvv community is invited to actively engage in the discussion, workshops and networking.

The “Emergency Broadcast Studio” © NODE e. V.

Special times require special solutions – thats why NODE20 counts on digital formats more than ever. Events are not only held at different venues across Frankfurt, they are also accessible online from any place. The “Emergency Broadcast Studio” uses AR technology to air keynote talks, panel discussions, project deep dives and community spotlights. Via the NODE Festival Hub, the audience can chat, connect and interact from their homes.

NODE Forum for Digital Arts will be held from 2 until 8 October 2020. Find the program here. The entire conference program will be streamed publicly on and Youtube. Tickets can be bought online.

MESO founders Sebastian Oschatz and Max Wolf together with Sebastian Gregor and Joreg... © NODE

Since its founding in 2008, MESO has been one of the main supporters of NODE Forum for Digital Arts. We provide work spaces at our Frankfurt office, technical and curatorial input as well as hardware from our stock. Also, members of the MESO team have been actively involved as volunteers, speakers or workshop leaders over the years.