FutureLab in a minute

The University of Fine Arts Essen and 3D Druckzentrum Ruhr in Essen, Germany, organizes two FutureLabs in the creative quarter of Essen City.

For the first time ever, University of Fine Arts Essen and 3D Druckzentrum Ruhr brings world renowned artists in Virtual Reality and future technologies to the Ruhr Area.

Spend a whole week in our creative lab, outfitted with all the tech and materials you need to make your vision become reality. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with like-minded creatives from all over the world and connect with artists, designers and creatives from interdisciplinary fields.

International masters, who create Innovations, share their future knowledge in the field of creation and technology.

The participants can foster their own creative abilities in art, science, and technology. They make new peers and connect.

Working professionals in creative cultural industries (CCI), art and design join FutureLab 2018

The results are presented to the public and discussed in a final event, after completion of the FutureLab period.

3D Druckzentrum Ruhr and University of Fine Arts Essen is looking for participants from all over the world.

Apply now! www.futurelab.ruhr

Call for READY VR ARTISTS! ends on November 15th 2018 23:59 UTC+2

Call for VR PRO ART CREATION! ends on December 05th 2018 23:59 UTC+2

3D Druckzentrum Ruhr, Schützenbahn 19-21, 45127, Essen, NRW, Germany

FutureLabs 2018:


Together with our experts, we will scout the possibilities of transforming objects or environments into digital spaces, that we can explore and change in virtual reality.

start on November 19th, 10:00 AM, UTC+2, 2018 through November 23th


With our team of professional coaches and artists we experiment with content creation in VR and AR to create masterpieces in digital space.

start on December 10th, 10:00 AM, UTC+2, 2018 through December 14th

The Participation is Free of Charge

For foreign residents, travel and accomodation will be provided

The FutureLabs will be held in English and German language