CYBERIA, presented by TIFA is a new media art festival that continuously blurs the lines between technology, media, and societal paradigms. It is a confluence for artists intent on challenging, redefining, and inspiring. The theme for 2023 is Microtopia, aimed to find a ray of hope in view of numerous societal challenges, from climatic shifts to the intensifying mental health crisis exacerbated by the pandemic.
SEEKING EXISITNG WORKS RESPONDING TO
Sensory artworks: Creations that immerse the audience, drawing them into the ‘here and now’, exploring both conventional and unconventional senses.
Narratives of hope & agency: Works that spotlight the mental health challenges of our times but also inspire hope and offer viewers a sense of agency.
Local resonance: Projects that harmonize with Pune’s deep spiritual and cultural roots, echoing teachings of luminaries like BKS Iyengar and Osho.
Innovative rech perspectives: Pieces that challenge the transactional nature of technology, infusing it with character, depth, and empathy.
Find out more about the festival here.