Currents New Media Festival
June 18, 2021 - June 27, 2021
Currents New Media based in Santa Fe, New Mexico returns in full force from June 18-27th, 2021. Given the recent shifts surrounding Covid-19 restrictions, Currents is pleased to announce that a portion of its 2021 festival will take place onsite at the Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe with a satellite exhibition at Currents 826 alongside a fully virtual festival held on OhYay and ViveportVR.
Currents is an initiative of Parallel Studios, a local nonprofit founded by Frank Ragano and Mariannah Amster. As curators, they have showcased new-media work by regional, national, and international artists for nineteen years. The result is a diverse, dynamic, and engaging new media exhibition that draws a broad range of both local and traveling audiences. Each year the festival exhibits works that include a mix of interactive and immersive installations, virtual and augmented reality, multimedia performances, robotics, 3D printed work, video, sound art, and more.