Silo Sessions III, Berlin

March 07, 2013 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Silo Sessions III, Berlin
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I’ve been emailing with a guy called Emmanuel Pidré. Not only is he making beautiful art himself, he is also promoting digital arts events in Berlin through a collective called Mindpirates.  The next one is called Silo Sessions III and features the audiovisual artist Peter Kirn, by many of us known as the author of Create […]

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New blood, new energy

August 31, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on New blood, new energy
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Getting new members injects energy into the organization. Fake Pilot (a.k.a. Mattias Lindberg) is one of our latest additions and he has been cramming Quartz Composer and Processing books lately and shared valuable tips and video experiments in our Facebook group. I thought I’d share some of that here on the blog.

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August 16, 2012 | Posted by Raquel Meyers | Comments Off on ITAF in ARD TEXT
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INTERNATIONAL TELETEXT ART FESTIVAL ITAF in ARD TEXT page > 770 16.08.2012 – 16.09.2012 Participating artists: Ashley Anderson, Bym, Frederic Cambus, Max Capacity, Cordula Ditz, Maria Duncker, Dan Farrimond, Kathrin Günter, Francis Hunger, Juha van Ingen, Raquel Meyers, Dave Needham, Rich Oglesby, Seppo Renvall, Janne Suni, Jarkko Räsänen and Kari Yli-Annala. The International Teletext Art […]

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Collected news, May 2012

June 01, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Collected news, May 2012
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These are things that has happened in our network and things I’ve seen in social media the last month. That includes the MaKey controller, Video mapping by Radek Rembowski, saying bye bye to the video screens at the 2.35:1 nightclub, GIF animations, software updates, visuals by Fake Pilot, SVJU representation in the Euro Vison Song Contest, festivals and a Gener8 a/v tutorial by Andy Teasdale.

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April 29, 2012 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Ecclesia
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Eric Wahlforss composes and performs electronic music under the name Forss. Although he might be more famous as the co-founder and CTO of Soundcloud. Nine year after his first release, Soul Hack, he now releases an audio-visual creation.

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Draw live with TagTool at SPX 2011

April 23, 2011 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Draw live with TagTool at SPX 2011
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Cartoonist Tinet Elmgren and artist/illustrator/vj Ilan Katin (also known as the community man from Garagecube) will present TagTool at the Small Press Expo (SPX) 2011. TagTool is a DIY kit for drawing and animating live. Come and see how it works and try it out.

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SWElectronica 2011 (Russia)

April 13, 2011 | Posted by Raquel Meyers | Comments Off on SWElectronica 2011 (Russia)
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SWElectronica 2011 2nd festival of swedish electronic music feat. Goto80, Random and Raquel Meyers will take place on 30 April – 4 May 2011. Join us in Moscow, St.Petersburg and Petrozavodsk! 30th.04 – Squat Cafe, Moscow 01st.05 – Tsokol, Petersburg 02sd.05 – Porshen, Petrozavodsk <<<< Facebook event here

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Crowd Control makes VJs and DJs obsolete

December 01, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 7 Comments »
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Mark Ridder, a brave 3rd year Interactive/Media/Design student from the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague wrote to the Swedish VJ Union to promote his show:

“Crowd VJ is an interactive visual show where visuals are defined through movement. You only need to bring your favorite light source and the visuals are generated for you while dancing. Easy as that! No vj is involved anymore, just party.”

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Mapping Festival 2011

November 04, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comments Off on Mapping Festival 2011
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I am usually pretty quick at publishing news about the Mapping festival in Geneva. This time however, due to a heavy workload, I am extremely late but I hope the news will make some people happy. The Mapping Festival is closely tied to Garagecube, the makers of the VJ software Modul8. But you don’t have to be a Modul8 user to attend to or perform at the festival. The festival is known to be well organized and display high quality work. Read Startsladd’s report from the last festival to get an idea what they are all about.

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Organized Video Riot @ Världskulturmuseet in Gothenburg/October 1st/10.30pm

September 23, 2010 | Posted by Andreas Apelqvist | 7 Comments »
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An organized Video Riot will be held for the first time in this part of Sweden. It is pulled together by PixelLab under the direction of Gorki Glaser-Müller.

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