Electronic Music

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(Italiano) Spring Attitude Festival

(Italiano) Il più raffinato e innovativo sound contemporaneo unito all’arte digitale, schegge di elettronica che incontrano il pop d’avanguardia, il folk a braccetto con il rap. La primavera di Roma fiorisce di suoni contaminati e sperimentali, nel nome della ricerca internazionale e della qualità artistica. Questa la cifra stilistica dell’VIII edizione di Spring Attitude - Festival internazionale di musica elettronica e cultura contemporanea - che torna nella Capitale dal 25 al 27 maggio forte delle 12.000 presenza dello scorso anno.
Algorithms that Matter - questioning the algorithm in sound art and experimental computer music

ALMAT Call for Residencies: Algorithms that Matter | Deadline 16/04/2017

How do algorithmic processes emerge and structure the praxis of experimental computer music? Almat is happy to announce a call for three artistic research residencies to take place in 2017/18! Algorithms that Matter is an artistic research project by Hanns Holger Rutz and David Pirrò that aims at understanding the increasing influence of algorithms, translating them into aesthetic positions in sound. It is grounded in the idea that algorithms are agents that co-determine the boundary between an artistic machine or “apparatus” and the object produced through this machine. Experienced practitioners in sound art and experimental computer music are invited to develop series of interrelated sound pieces that interrogate specific aspects of algorithmicity. Deadline: 16 April 2017
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The Authority of Taste. Mattin and theses on noise

Sound artist Mattin and Martina Raponi started a conversation which is still on-going, and of which this unusual interview is part. It culminated in the drafting of a manifesto about noise. In this they sketched some ideas about how to frame a new conception about noise without falling again into a necessarily sonic categorization
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Sonic Acts Festival – The Noise of Being

The 17th edition of Sonic Acts titled The Noise of Being, takes place from 23 to 26 February 2017 in Amsterdam. The festival includes a conference, multiple exhibitions, concerts, performances and screenings, highlighting on a wide spectrum of contemporary practices.
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Sonic Cyberfeminisms – Call for Contribution | Deadline: 12/02/2017

In recent years, the relationship between sound, gender and technology has gained increasing attention. There have been a number of artist networks, archives and educational initiatives established in the hope of tackling the gendered exclusions. Sonic Cyberfeminisms will provide an opportunity to critically reflect and debates concerning sound, gender and technology.
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Prix Ars Electronica and STARTS Prize 2017 | Deadline: 03 / 03 / 2017

The Prix Ars Electronica is the world’s most time-honored media arts competition. Winners are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica issues an open call for entries to a competition: STARTS, in which encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.
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CTM 2017: Fear Anger Love

CTM 2017 FEAR ANGER LOVE will examine the unhinging and emancipatory potential of resonant (musical) emotion to question and challenge the status quo. Through 10 days of special projects, commissioned works, performances ranging from extreme noise explorations to contemporary club sounds and an intensive daytime programme, this 18th edition continues CTM Festival’s ongoing intent to make space for radical forms of musical expression and dissonant emotion.
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Werktank: a platform for new media art. Poetry, humor and beauty

Werktank is a platform for new media art. It is an organisation which focuses on the production of visual art projects, media art and performative art, with it’s headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. The main focus of their activities is to create installations that investigate the relationship between technology and perception
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Not just a matter of nostalgia: loving the vinyl record in the digital age

The return of the use of vinyl is a nostalgic issue or a reaction to the digital world, preferring a specific auditory experience? Vinyl: the Analogue Record in the Digital Age, a book of 2015, written by Dominique Bartmanski and Ian Woodward responds at this question assuming an historical, unique and not at all obvious perspective.
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Justin Wiggan: Life Echo

Until January at BOM in Birmingham is on show Echo Life, the revolutionary experiment by Justin Wiggan,that interweaves sound and memory. Project born in collaboration with the John Taylor Hospice in Erdington, is an intimate journey through memory to identify key sound triggers in a person’s life.
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(Italiano) Zimoun: 605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes

(Italiano) Inaugura sabato 22 ottobre alle 18.00 nell'ambito di NODE festival, “605 prepared dc-motors, cardboard boxes”, prima mostra personale in un museo italiano dell’artista svizzero Zimoun, noto per le sue opere che uniscono sound art e architettura degli spazi.
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(Italiano) NODE Festival 2016

(Italiano) NODE ritorna. Il festival dedicato alle arti elettroniche e digitali riparte per la sua ottava edizione ospitando artisti provenienti da tutto il mondo che esplorano le diverse stratificazioni del suono nei punti di intersezione con le discipline multimediali e le arti visive.
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Ahata Anahata: Manifest Unmanifest IX di Jung Hee Choi

The multimedia installation Ahata Anahata, Manifest Unmanifest IX by Jung Hee Choi is on show at the MELA Foundation in New York. The artist famous for its environmental compositions made of drawings, lights and sounds, in this artwork invite the viewers to immerse themselves in an atmosphere that bypasses the reality, almost touching other worlds
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