SXSW News

Charles Long Exhibit at The Contemporary Austin
Written by Rory Burbeck | February 25, 2014

Charles Long & The Contemporary Austin Present SXSW Music Showcase

Effervescently combining the visual and audio arts, The Contemporary Austin is opening its doors to Charles Long’s CATALIN exhibition for all Music Badge holders during SXSW Music (March 11-16), as well as presenting an electronic music showcase at the Jones Center location (700 Congress Ave) on Friday, March...

Photo by Debbie Finley
Written by Jessica MacCall | February 25, 2014

SXSWedu One Week Away, 2014 Program Guide Now Available Digitally!

The 2014 SXSWedu Conference & Festival is less than one week away! In anticipation of all the excitement ahead, SXSWedu has just released a digital version of the entire 2014 Program Guide! This is a digital version of the printed Program Guide that registrants will receive when they arrive...

Filmmakers Andy Landen, Saar Klein, Jocelyn Towne & Simon Helberg
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 25, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Sequoia, Things People Do and We'll Never Have Paris

The three films in today's Filmmakers in Focus are essentially portraits of people trying to wrangle control of their own fates. These three very different films - a pensive meditation on the life of crime; a deceptively light tale of a young woman forced to confront the fragility of life;...

Read the SXSW session recommendations from Teresa VanDeusen
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 25, 2014

SXSW Interactive Content Recommendations From the Community: Teresa VanDeusen

Teresa VanDeusen has been involved with SXSW Interactive since 2004 and currently serves on the event’s Advisory Board. She lives in Austin and experiments actively exploring life in the Cyber Desert, the importance of Artificial Stupidity (vs AI), searching for holes in metadata, and finding solutions in interesting places....

Gabi Schaffzin will talk about the tyranny of Edward Tufte at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 25, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Tyranny of Edward Tufte

Gabi Schaffzin has been on multiple sides of this session’s argument. He holds an undergraduate business degree and spent seven years in the marketing and advertising world. When he went back to school to receive his MFA in communication design, he began considering other perspectives. His time at art...

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