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Live Stage: EarZoom2011 / ICMC2012 [sl Ljubljana]

earzoom.jpgEarZoom2011 / ICMC2012 :: Friday, September 30 at 7:00pm – October 4 at 11:30pm :: Ljubljana – Slovenia ::

IRZU – Institute for Sonic Arts Research, is announcing the third edition of: EarZoom – Sonic Arts Festival, which will take place between 30th September and 4th October 2011 at different venues in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The main aim of the festival is to present a set of carefully selected works of multi-profile individuals (artists/scientists) and thus promote the interdisciplinary field of electronic music – the myriad of possibilities it has to offer – to artists and scientists (engineers) within our local community. Continue reading

Sep 19, 2011
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Live Stage: Patterns + Pleasure Festival [nl Amsterdam]

toktek-small.jpgPatterns + Pleasure Festival :: a new festival for adventurous electronic music in Amsterdam :: organized by STEIM ((Studio for electro-instrumental music) :: September 26-28, 2010 :: Theater Frascati, Nes 63 Amsterdam, Netherlands ::

For 42 years STEIM has helped local and international artists build their own dream instruments. The Patterns + Pleasure Festival will feature some of the newest and most adventurous approaches in today’s live electronic music. Every artist brings their own unique rendition of musical styles and genres – from Industrial Drone to Instrumental Hip-Hop and Tuvan singing to Boogie-Woogie-Noise. Continue reading

Sep 5, 2011
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Live Stage: Sonic Acts – Travelling Time [nl Amsterdam]

2299190800_a9aa5056c0.jpgSonic Acts – Travelling Time :: February 23-26, 2012 :: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Travelling Time is the fourteenth edition of Sonic Acts, and its theme is the human experience of time. Time dictates our schedule; time gives us structure. We think of ourselves as living in the present, with the past behind us, moving towards the future. But in fact, there is nothing so complex and ambiguous as time: the arrival the early twentieth century of the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics has tampered with our straightforward concept of time. The ongoing development and application of technology is challenging, changing and destabilising our sense of time. Continue reading

Sep 2, 2011
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Live Stage: Patterns + Pleasure [nl Frascati]

splash-page.jpgSTEIM organizes Patterns + Pleasure Festival:: September 26, 27 and 28, 2011, daily from 10:00 am to 0:00 pm. :: at Frascati, Nes 63 Amsterdam :: Day-ticket: € 30,- (symposium + festival), Festival Passe-partout: € 75,- ::

STEIM (Studio for electro-instrumental music) organizes the Patterns + Pleasure Festival a festival for adventurous contemporary electronic music, on 26, 27 and 28 September at Frascati Amsterdam. This three-day festival presents the latest and most adventurous contemporary electronic music from today. There will be lectures, workshops, debates and performances by musicians and sound artists from home and abroad. Starring Alex Nowitz, Tom Johnson, Jessica Rylan, Fuyuki Yamakawa, Steina Vasulka, David Toop, Moldover, Edison and many more. Continue reading

Aug 5, 2011
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Live Stage: Bora Yoon [us NYC]

187815_138183249591855_2384160_n.jpgBora Yoon at New York Electronic Art Festival :: June 26, 2011; 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. :: St. Paul’s Chapel :: Free and open to the public ::

Harvestworks Digital Media Center presents the 3rd biannual New York Electronic Arts Festival [May 27th – Sept. 25th] Celebrating all forms of innovative new technology and art, Bora Yoon and Luke DuBois perform at the historic St. Paul’s Chapel of Trinity Wall Street church (across from Ground Zero), alongside Satoshi Takeishi’s “Whirlpools”, w/ post-show Q&A Artist Talk to follow.

This performance will premiere new custom technology The Body Electric, developed through a residency at Harvestworks Media, with groundbreaking Kinect sensor technology by Microsoft, and acclaimed programmer and longtime collaborator Luke DuBois. Continue reading

Jun 20, 2011
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Live Stage: Harvestworks’ NY Electronic Arts Festival [us New York City]

harv.jpgHarvestworks’ New York Electronic Arts Festival:: with exhibitions, concerts and workshops from May 27, 2010 to Sep 25, 2010 :: in collaboration with The National Park Service, River to River Festival, Trinity Wall Street, Roulette and other partners, and sponsored by Tekserve, New York’s Largest Independent Apple Store and Service Facility. The festival is a summer series of concerts, workshops, and exhibitions centered on the cutting-edge work being done at the intersection of art and technology.

For the first time the Festival will take place outside of galleries and concert halls, and will explore the geography of the island through sound and related technology, re-imagining the architecture and history of the spaces. Some of Governors Island’s public spaces will be transformed into a series of sound landscapes where the public can appreciate a new dimension to the visual and auditory environment. Continue reading

May 18, 2011
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Live Stage: I C::ntr::l Nature v3 @ WRO2011 [pl Wroclaw]

I C::ntr::l Nature v3@ WRO2011 Media Art Biennale, Alternative Now :: May 13, 2011 at 19:00 hrs :: The Grotowsky Institute, Wroclaw, Poland :: Audiovisual concert I C::ntr::l Nature v.3.0 for augmented bass guitar and butterfly by Marco Donnarumma (UK).

I C::ntr::l Nature v. 3 excerpts – Audiovisual concert for augmented electric bass guitar, self-designed software and butterfly from Marco Donnarumma aka TheSAD on Vimeo.

A gigantic, stringy life form struggles to take life, the convulsions slowly transform its shape in a brand-new body, at last a caterpillar is revealed. Continue reading

May 12, 2011
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Live Stage: Festival of Music in Middle Eastern Cinema [uk London]

iran.jpgCity University London and London Centre for Arts and Cultural Exchange (LCACE) in association with: Institute of Musical Research, University of London, Iran Heritage Foundation, Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS and The Royal Anthropological Institute present: Festival of Music in Middle Eastern Cinema :: Saturday, May 14, 2011 to Friday May 20, 2011 :: A mini-festival of feature and documentary films, and a two-day conference, focusing on the rich musical heritage and the burgeoning new music scenes in the Middle East.

Two-Day Conference: Tuesday May 17 and Wednesday May 18, 2011 :: Venue: Institute of Musical Research, University of London: Continue reading

May 8, 2011
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Live Stage: Northern Spark [us Mississippi River, Twin Cities, MN]

174735_150630868328536_5064592_n.jpgNorthern Spark: a nuit blanche:: the evening of June 4, 2011 (sunset 8:55 pm) till the morning of June 5, 2011 (sunrise 5:28 am):: along the Mississippi River and surrounding areas in Minnesota.

Northern Spark is a new MN Festival modeled on a nuit blanche or “white night” festival—a dusk to dawn participatory art event along the Mississippi and surrounding areas.

Our goal is make Northern Spark a world-class event that focuses on Minnesota-based artists, pushes the boundaries of contemporary art, transforms the urban environment into a city-wide art gallery, includes a diversity of participating organizations from partner non-profits to commercial sponsors to “mom and pop” businesses, involves a broad and diverse audience who are not regular attendees of traditional art venues, and showcases the natural and urban splendors of the Twin Cities. Continue reading

May 4, 2011
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Call for Pixilerations [v.8]

pix.jpgPIXILERATIONS [v.8] :: New Media Fringe Festival @ FirstWorks :: September 22nd-October 2nd, 2011 :: Call for Work: Deadline for entries extended to April 19, 2011 :: To submit work:

PIXILERATIONS [v.8] is a new media festival in Providence, Rhode Island (USA) that investigates the state of new media arts through installations, performances and film/video screenings. It is part of the larger FirstWorks Festival (, a multidimensional performing arts festival in Providence each fall. Pixilerations is produced by FirstWorks in collaboration with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Brown University, and the City of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism. Now in its eighth year, Pixilerations is one of the foremost venues for new media artwork in New England. Continue reading

Apr 7, 2011
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