Art and Technology - Technarte
Upcoming International Conference on Art and Technology in Bilbao 2018
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Technarte Conference Bilbao

An event meant to enjoy innovative contents, to meet people, to create synergies. Discover the potential of the fusion between art and technology.


Technarte is a Conference where international artists and technologists show the most innovative artistic disciplines that use the technology as means of creation. This union between Art and Technology generates new recognised fields, like Nano-art, 3D Printing, interactive installations, Art & Robotics, Bio-art, immersive 3D development, Mobile Art, smart materials and hyper-augmented reality, among others.

The main goal of Technarte is to present the technological developments which facilitate the full expression of the modern art, and to be a forum of discussion and reflection around the existent convergence between art and technology. The cutting-edge technological innovations provide infinitive possibilities for the artist, and the technological society uses the creativity of the artists as a way of inspiration for new technological projects.



We work during the whole year looking for the new artistic trends and the most innovative technological developments to conform the Programme of each edition. The speakers of Technarte are selected by means of the Call for Papers, which takes place every year internationally. We work very hard to offer you a powerful Programme with the best artistic-technological projects of the moment.


Do you want to come to Technarte?

Come and enjoy two full days of presentations of international artists and technologists. Technarte is an event specially designed for networking, with an exhibition hall and meeting spaces, coffee breaks and lunches, an invitation to the Conference Dinner with the speakers… Technarte is a unique event for all those interested in the merge of Art & Technology; artists, researchers, engineers, academics, technologist, cultural managers… A space to share experiences and to think about the union between Art & Technology.



Innovalia Association is a private laboratory of research whose purpose is to make innovation and technology a key instrument in development of business, art and society in general.  In collaboration with CBT, Comunicación y Multimedia, Innovalia Association organizes Technarte from the very beginning in 2006.



2 conference days in Bilbao


We prepare powerful programs for every edition of  Technarte in Bilbao, an event that gathers together international artists, designers, architects, technicians and engineers.

How were the last editions of Technarte in Bilbao? See the video and save the dates for the Los Angeles 2018 edition!!


Innovative artistic disciplines

From the beginning, Technarte has shown the most innovative artistic disciplines that use technology as the main tool for creation. Due to this fusion between art, science and technology we know more about the present  and future trends in art, such as Wearable Tech, Robotic Art, Bioart, Nanoart, Interactive Architecture, Big Data Art, Human Computer Interaction, 3D Scanning and Printing and much more. The latest technological developments are used by the artists to revolutionise the way that the citizenship take interest in Art.


International and awarded speakers

During two days, artists and technologists from all around the world will meet again in Bilbao to share their own vision of the fusion between art, science and technology. Technarte speakers team is formed annually by international artists that have been awarded in many important festivals and that have been programming exhibitions around the world. Since 2006 more than 150 artists have been taking part in the International Conference on Art and Technology in Bilbao and in Los Angeles.




Social events and networking


During the International Conference on Art and Technology we also promote the connection between speakers, attendees, and eventual sponsors. One of the most important aspects for us during Technarte is to offer the possibility to enjoy inspiring networking days with international artists and professionals from technology world. The social events during the Conference is where artists and attendees chat together about new ideas, interesting projects and share their own vision of the future in the fusion between art and technology. Relaxing moments that complement the interesting artistic and technological presentations.


Warming up day

The day before to the beginning of the Conference we organize a warming up with the speakers. The goal is to create a connected team with the speakers and to enjoy a friendly hours before the Conference. Visiting a Museum, a city tour or a informal dinner are good plans for a nice day before.

Coffee breaks, lunchs, dinner and more

Time for coffee breaks during the conference, informal lunchs and the official dinner with speakers and  attendees.

In Technarte we are aware of the importance of creating a wide net with artists and professionals of culture, art and technology, not only for us, but for the speakers and attendees as well. Because of this, during the two conference days, we schedule different moments for networking between attendees and speakers during which they may approach each other both informally and professionally.

A lot of new ideas and projects arise during networking moments in Technarte, creating a great platform of artistic and technological opportunities.

You will be able to keep in contact with some of the most important international artists who use innovative technology.