Electronic Music

The age of Electroacustics. Transforming Science and Sound

In his book "The age of Electroacustics", published by MIT Press, Roland Wittje traces the history of acoustics during the interwar period, leading an enquiry theoretically grounded in the physics and its transformation into the so called ‘technical acoustics’ or electroacoustic.... READ MORE...

First alt.barbican arts accelerator

The Barbican and The Trampery today launch alt.barbican and announce the inaugural cohort of five artists selected for the major new accelerator for innovative artists working at the intersection of art and technology. Over 230 practitioners applied to the programme and the selected artists are: Dries Depoorter, Henry Driver, Jasmine Johnson, Ling Tan and Magz Hall... READ MORE...

Sonar Barcelona: Music, Creativity & Technology

Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival. "Björk Digital" will take place at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) between the 13th of June and the 24th of September. Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary immersive exhibition.... READ MORE...

(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.... READ MORE...

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... READ MORE...

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... READ MORE...
Sonic Acts Festival Amsterdam

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.... READ MORE...

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.... READ MORE...

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.... READ MORE...

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.... READ MORE...

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... READ MORE...
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