MDSVAD Partners with Lahore Digital Arts Festival for a Groundbreaking Collaboration
Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts and Design at
Beaconhouse National University (BNU-MDSVAD) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Lahore Digital
Arts Festival (LDAF) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
In this collaboration, SVAD will host the opening ceremony of LDAF at BNU and serve as the primary venue for
the "Politics of Machine (Mikro)" conference. This marks the debut of the esteemed international conference series
in the country, focusing on emerging practitioners and scholars in the field, providing a condensed and engaging
MDSVAD and the Lahore Digital Arts Festival look forward to welcoming artists, scholars, and enthusiasts
from all walks of life to this groundbreaking event. Together, they aim to explore the limitless possibilities of digital
art and technology while fostering a sense of community and collaboration.
Notably, LDAF has received a grant from the EUNIC (EU National Institutes of Culture) Cluster Fund, to spearhead
an ambitious program of activities including a research report, hosting the aforementioned international conference,
and staging a physical festival of digital arts in Lahore in October 2023. The project is further bolstered by the
generous support of EUNIC Cluster Pakistan members, including Austria, France, Germany and the Goethe
Institute, Italy and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), the Czech Republic, as well as the
Delegation of the European Union.
The Four Days Lahore Digital Arts Festival will run from October 12 to 15 at nine diverse locations across the
city, promising a dynamic fusion of art, technology, and innovation.