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Live Performers Meeting 2017 Amsterdam – Deadline 10/04/2017

LPM seeks to enourage research, experimentation, the encounter between different forms of artistic expression, the interaction of multiple techniques and digital technologies, analog, software and hardware. One of the most important event on Audio Visuals Performing Arts calls for proposals for its XVIII edition, that will take place in Amsterdam from 18 to 21 May, 2017. Live mapping and AV performances, VJ sets, interactive installations, lectures, workshops, and project showcases are welcomed! Special regard for Free and Open Source projects. Apply until 10/04/2017
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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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13th Athens Digital Arts Festival | Deadline: 31/01/2017

The elusive transition of digital culture is shaping a future ‘beyond digital’, where the physical and the digital are merging. This futuristic lifestyle is reflected from the coherence of the ‘real – virtual’ boundaries. Yet is post digital the real progress? Exploring this blurry future, we invite artists to ‘transcend’ digital culture and exchange opinions under the theme #PostFuture
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Rodrigo Carvalho: Sound + Visual + Movement

Rodrigo Carvalho’s practice and research result from the possibilities of the combination within the triangulation between sound, image and movement. He is a very prolific artist with work mostly developed and presented under the names of several audiovisual projects. For each project, Rodrigo Carvalho join skills together with other artists, such as sound artists and dance groups.
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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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Making sense of it all. An interview with Ryoichi Kurokawa

Ryoichi Kurokawa is an Japanese artist who through his art, projects the viewer towards other universes. His audio-video are synesthetic creations that stimulate all the observer's sense, playing with fantasy and inventing immersive environments in which you can find another self
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The Audiovisual Breakthrough by Ana Carvalho

The Audiovisual Breakthrough is a book published by Ana Carvalho and Cornelia Lund, which addresses and explores the interdisciplinary nature of audiovisual production, trying to define terms such as visual music, expanded cinema, VJing and performance art. Written with the collaboration of artists and all those who work with the intersection of the various knowledge
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Maurizio Martinucci (TeZ): creative investigation in music, art, science

Maurizio Martinucci (aka TeZ) is an Italian interdisciplinary artist and independent researcher based in Amsterdam. He uses technology as a means with which to explore perceptual effects and the relationship between sound, light and space. He focuses primarily on generative compositions with spatialised sound for live performances and installations
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Manuel Chantre: Monday March 11, 2013

At the 2016 BIAN of Montreal, Manuel Chantre exposes Monday March 11, 2013. The artwork that was created from photo and video data collected from a lost cell phone and is also a poetic, anthropological and a critical gaze of our contemporary world and our condition, where the phones have become almost of our physical and emotional extensions.
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Matthew Biederman & Pierce Warnecke: Saturation

How far we can push our perception? And are we conscious of what we capture? Matthew Biederman and Pierce Warnecke are on show for a month with Saturation at the cultural center Tobačna 001 in Ljubljana. A visual and sound perceptual path where the viewer will try the illusory, hypnotic and transparencies states.
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Korakrit Arunanondchai: Letters to Chantri #1

Letters to Chantri # 1 the new installation/performance by Korakrit Arunanondchai, visitable until May at the S.M.A.K Ghent, opens a reflection on our lifestyles and the current consumer society present in the East and in the West. Hybrid artwork in which exoticism, religion and futurism are interconnected, creating a new vision.
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RoBOt 08. Digital paths into music and art

The A/V section of roBOt Festival, dedicated to visual arts is historically divided into two main areas the curatorial one and call4roBOt announces 6 curatorial projects , chosen and commissioned directly from the festival.
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Carsten Nicolai: unitape

The Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz will show Carsten Nicolai’s monumental audio-visual installation unitape to mark the artist’s 50th birthday. The work was done especially for the museum in Nicolai’s hometown of Chemnitz and will be on show there from 6 September to 1 November 2015.
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Hello world. Questions about electronic music

It is very common to come across the complaint that electronic music it's not real art. People with application for making music on their phone would probably say that making music is easier than ever. By dealing with this topic superficially, we can find different reasons, why we could say that music making is really easier than ever
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Terraforma 2015. Experimental and sustainable music festival

Terraforma is an international experimental music festival with a particular focus on sustainability. It will take place in the woods of Villa Arconati outside Milan, Italy, on the 12th 13th 14th of June 2015. Three intense days of live performances, workshops and talks with artists and musicians surrounded by nature
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Listening to our sound: a reflection on the issues of Sonic Acts 2015

What is the individual thrown into the world? Part of it or, on the contrary, an alienated and manipulative element? These are to a certain degree the questions that underlied the general concept of Sonic Act’s 2015 edition, the AV festival born in Amsterdam already 16 years ago
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From Québec to BFI Southbank with Elektra and Mutek festivals

Digital Québec is the program that will see the UK premiere of eight innovative A/V shows. BFI Southbank’s regular Sonic Cinema strand has teamed up with Québec electronic arts organizations Elektra and Mutek to present a two-day festival of live audiovisual performances
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