1970s

The beginning of the of Slovakian computer art in the works of Juraj Bartusz.

1994

The first VR work of art in Slovakia is introduced by the artist Roman Galovský and the computer engineer Branislav Sobota.

2004

The establishment of the Department of New Media at the Faculty of Arts of the Technical University.

2007

Košice IT Valley cluster is an essential step towards the cooperation between creative and IT sectors.

2010

The first edition of Nuit Blanche Festival in Košice as the biggest and most visited contemporary art festival in Slovakia.

2011

An international artist-in-residency-program KAIR for emerging artists out of all artistic disciplines was launched.

2012

DIG Gallery, the only digital gallery in Slovakia reflects and supports development of technologies, science and modern electronic art forms.

2013

Košice becomes the European Capital of Culture and experiences the peak of transformation from the industrial to the creative city.

2014

Beginning of the implementation of the Košice Culture Strategy 2014-2018.

October 2017

Will Košice become the UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts?

Technology enables art, art challenges technology.

Media art is the most compatible discipline and the most suitable form to develop the region complexly.

 

1 LOVE FOR THE CITY

1.000 10.000+ jobs in IT sector

European Capital of Culture 2013

20 investment projects for 60 mil € in 2013

Creative Economy Masterplan Košice 2020

Košice Culture Strategy 2014-2018

130 city based cultural organisations

2000+ cultural events per year

3.8 mil € p. a. for culture

110 international artistic exchanges