The CAN/HOLO team is headed to Montréal for the 16th edition of MUTEK. A celebration of the best and brightest in audiovisual performance, we’ll be having ‘HOLO Encounters’ with several of the festival’s featured artists.
CAN reports on MUTEK 2015’s audiovisual performance programming and the ‘HOLO encounters’ live Q&A’s we did with artists Robin Fox and Hiroaki Umeda.
The sixteenth edition of Montréal’s ELEKTRA festival took place from May 13th-17th and delivered a range of audiovisual performances and installations addressing the notion of ‘post-audio’ or perception beyond sound—CAN was on hand to have our retinas singed and eardrums buzzed by the ‘POST-AUDIO’-themed programming.
[dark_box]The 16th edition of the ELEKTRA international digital art festival takes place May 13–17th in Montreal. With this year’s theme POST-AUDIO and the coinciding inaugural edition of BIAS (the International Sound Art Biennial), ELEKTRA examines the influence of sound on our psyche and explores phenomena of listening.[/dark_box] A yearly celebration of audiovisual possibilities, ELEKTRA’s upcoming…
This past Saturday Ryoji Ikeda presented the North American premiere of superposition to a crowd of several hundred at the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal (MAC). As would be expected, the sixty-five minute multiscreen performance played out as kind of a data aesthetics megamix that flashed through a series of precisely choreographed abstract visual vignettes that grappled with the digital sublime and pondered the agnosticism of network culture.