PUBLISHED November 11th, 2017 06:00 am | UPDATED May 18th, 2020 06:35 pm
For the first time in Singapore (as far as our memory goes), technology is coming together with art and music in a festival in Singapore. Saturday, 18 November 2017, will the launch of IMI Festival (IMI17), a collaborative festival designed to connect, educate and inspire by engaging artists, thought leaders and innovators across the three pillars – Innovation, Music, and Inspiration – to build a movement to challenge the present and innovate the future.
Organised by Sunshine Nation, a lifestyle brand that creates experiential events, IMI17 will be occupying the space at Old Kallang Airport. Look forward to uncovering the ability of the mind, the body, and technology to speak a unified language, kickstarting the next wave of human evolution. The festival will be featuring international acts such as Bob Moses, HVOB feat. Winston Marshall, Miami Horror, Blade & Beard and Teenage Mutants; the local acts will include KFC b2b Brendon P, Cats on Crack, Fat Fish and Toppings.
Festival goers will be brought on a journey to experience art installations and innovations such as painting in a 3D space through virtual reality, a project called Tilt Brush and Virtual Rugby by Meshminds; face-mapping art installation by Annelaure and Jacques and BrainPant3D, programmed to turn your thoughts into reality.
IMI17 will also be bringing together a global community of thought leaders and artists to explore three key topics – Love 3.0: Changing How We Love, My Tech Addiction: Conquering Digital Noise and Limitless: Becoming Superhuman – on humans relation to technology and the changes it will bring to humanity. The panel of invited speakers include Erin Chen, sex & relationship counsellor and founder of Lila Sutra and Spark, Louise Troen (international brand director of trending app Bumble), Bjorn Lee (CEO of meditation app MindFi), as well as TV host and yogi Liv Lo.
Even better news: all City Nomads readers can purchase IMI17 tickets at only S$75 when you use the promo code: IMI17NOMADS, valid till 17 November.
Join the movement with#IMI17.
IMI Festival is happening on Saturday, 18 November at Old Kallang Airport. Tickets are available at S$105 via Peatix. For more details, check out their website.
*Top image by Tim Saccenti