27-29th May 2024
Max Haarich is the Ambassador of the Republic of Užupis to Munich. He studied communication science in Aachen (DE) and political theory in New York (US), and worked as a manager at Europe’s leading innovation and start-up center, until he quit his job to do something serious: he founded the Munich Embassy of the Lithuanian artist republic Užupis. The embassy builds bridges between arts and technology with a current focus on AI policy and NFT. His work has been exhibited at festivals like Ars Electronica, has been collected by museums like Francisco Carolinum, and has been covered by magazines like US Playboy.