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MOBILEFEST Brazil 5G 2021

International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity

MOBILEFEST has consolidated as one of the most important international events integrating mobile technologies, interactive entertainment and digital culture.

Since the editions of Mobilefest in 2006 - 2010, the international background of mobility has changed profoundly, the development of mobile applications and IoT has enabled an evolution of possibilities in social, educational, health, economic and cultural activities.

Mobilefest Brazil 5G 2021 will gathering renowned leading academics, entrepreneurs, researchers, artists, police makers and other serious-minded people from all over the world engaged in the pursuit of sharing knowledge related with mobile technology over the news possibilities of 5G Technology


Call for papers, projects and products

How can 5G mobile technology contribute to democracy, culture, art, ecology, peace, education, health and the third sector ? 



Mobilefest International Seminar

Mobilefest International Art Exhibition

Mobilefest Workshops & Labs

Mobilefest Showroom

Mobilefest Awards of Mobile Creativity

Videos & Mobile Applications & Mobile apps for 5G


From all over the word, visionaries who participated in previous Mobilefest editions and anticipated the beginning of the first great mobile revolution in the decade 2000 – 2010, will be invited to bring their wisdom and vision for the new decade, including the impact of the mobile 5G technology in many fields of society.

What was predictable / not predictable from the first editions of Mobilefest?
What has completely changed my vision of future ?
What did change in the last 10 years?
What will change in the next 10 years?


Mobilefest participants (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)


Adriene Jenik, Alan Kay, Alberto Magno, Alberto Tognazzi, Alexandre Matias, Ami Dar, Amyris Fernandez, André Lemos, Andreas Blazoudakis, Ângela Bardin,  Becky Faith, Brenda Burrell, Camille Baker,  Carol Mafra, César Jartorelli, Christian Wiener, Clóvis Borges, Cory Ramey, Cyrus Frisch, Daniel Araújo, Daniel Florêncio, Daniel Oelsner Lopes, David Barnard, David Cavallo, Douglas Nadalini da Silva, Duncan Kennedy, Eduardo Bicudo, Eliezer Muniz, Eva Weber, Evgeny Morozov, Fabio Fon, Felipe Albuquerque Pereira, Fernando Teco Sodré, Gabe Sawhney, Geandre Tomazoni, Geert Lovink, Gilson Schwartz, Giselle Beiguelman, Graham Brown- Martin, Graziela Tanaka, Gustavo Mansur, Heather A. Horst, Hernani Dimantas, Howard Rheingold, Hyejin Choi, Irene Karaguilla Ficheman, Jackson Filho, Jane Placca, Jason Lewis, Javier Rodrigo, Jean-Noël Montagné, Jinwoo Chung, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, Juan Carlos Zuñiga Torres, Juca Varella, Karinna Bidermann, Kate Bauer, Kati Hartman, Kati London,  Liana Brazil, Lisa Roberts, Lucas Bambozzi, Lucas Longo, Lucie Bélanger, Marcelo Nunes de Carvalho, Marcelo Tas, Maroussia Lévesque, Martin Owen, Maurício Hirata, Mauro Rubens, Max Leite, Max Schleser, Mieke Gerritzen, Mimi Ito, Norene Leddy, Oleksandr Demchenko, Otakar Svacina, Paulo Henrique Ferreira, Pedro Paranaguá, Rachel Jacobs, Rachel Payne, Renato Cruz, Renato Rollemberg, Rob van Kranenburg, Robson Lisboa, Rogério da Costa, Ronaldo Simão da Costa, Rosana Herman, Roseli de Deus Lopes, Russ Rive, Shawn Van Every, Sheila Kinkade, Soraya Braz, Suely Rolnik, Tamaryn Nelson, Toni Eliasz, Victor Rebouças, Volker Grassmut, Wagner Martins, Zico Góes Albuquerque Analívia Cordeiro , Eleonora Sampaio Caselato, Antoni Abad, Arthur Tuoto, Camila Hamdan, Caroline Bernard e Damien Guichard, Christine Engelberg, Clara Boj Tovar, Cláudio Bueno Cristiano Rosa. Diana Domingues, Diego Jair Vicentin, Edgar Franco, Elaine Souza Resende Sklorz , Soraya Braz, Fabio Josgrilberg , Felipe Fonseca, Gilberto Mendes, Greg Giannis ,  Kasia Molga , Kate Hartman.  Lúcia Santaella, Marcus Marçal, Martha Gabriel, Milton Jung, Norene Leddy, Pablo Oruê, Paula Carolei,  Robert Mathy, Sandra Rúbia da Silva, Sara Diamond, Tiago Franklin, Victor Viña


Call for Papers

International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity
Call for Papers, Projects, Prototypes and Products.

How can 5G ontribute to democracy, culture, art,
environment, peace, education, health and the Third Sector?

5g, mobile applications, IoT, electronic art, mobile activism, cyber culture, live cinema, culture, democracy, inclusion design, ecology, education, d-i-y, gps, innovation, mobile and wireless games,  locative, geotagging, music, m-health,_m-payment,m-gov, mobile narrative, peace, interactive net performances with mobile and wireless devices, interchange, video production and distribution, augmented reality, open wireless, mesh, social nets, rfid, expanded classroom, health,  streaming, wearable technolgies, tendencies, third-sector, citizen video, OTT zigbee, etc.

This seminar attracts leading academics, researchers and other serious-minded people engaged in the pursuit of knowledge related to mobile technology. Mobilefest seeks papers for live presentation.

For the participation at the exhibition with interactive installations, performances or urban interventions send a detailed technical rider: installation plan, photos, video and complete description.

activism, art and technology, democracy, digital divide, ecology and e-waste, games and behaviour, inclusive design, innovation, locative media, licensing, m-government, m-learning, mobile art, mobile marketing, mobile music, network culture, new forms of distribution,performance, rfid, video mobile production, wearable technology,wireless cities.

Papers should be of an academic or serious research nature. Papers should address current topics of direct relevance to Mobilefest's theme. Abstracts should be at least 500 words.
Final papers should be at least 1000 words long, and authors should be prepared to deliver a presentation limited to 15 minutes.

Papers may be written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. Abstracts and final papers should be sent as email attachments in .TXT, .RTF, .DOC or PDF format.

Presentations must be delivered in Portuguese or English.
Presentations will be limited to 30 minutes total.

Abstracts must be received no later than 15th July 2021. Abstracts will be selected for presentation by 15th August 2021. Notification will be made via this website, as well as to the applicant's listed contact email.

Registration must be received by 15th July 2021.  Please submit the
following information via email to :

Author's Full name:
Email address:
Optional 2nd email address:
Postal address:
Postal Code:
Landline telephone number:
Mobile number:

(Optional) University/Organisation/Company:_

Abstract Category (Please mark all that apply):
____Third Sector
____All **

** MOBILEFEST is a transdisciplinary event.
The more interconnection of information, the better.
Short biography of principal author:
Abstract (minimum 500 words)

Partners last editions