SWElectronica 2011 (Russia)

April 13, 2011 | Posted by Raquel Meyers | Comment
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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 | Comment
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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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Swedish techno legend teams up with design school

June 15, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | 2 Comments »
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The Swedish techno legend, Håkan Lidbo, has teamed up with students from Berghs School of Communication in Stockholm. The students were given one track each to make a visual interpretation.

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Share NYC

February 27, 2010 | Posted by Joel Dittrich | Comment
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If you find your self in New York City, I would like to recommend you to go to Share. Every sunday evening they throw an event labeled as “open stage multimedia jam”.

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Pixelvärk starts tomorrow!

January 28, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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Friday january 29th is the start of Pixelvärk which runs parallel and partly in co-operation with The Gothenburg International Film Festival. The Swedish VJ Union is representing with 3 VJ acts at the opening party, Startsladd, Vidots and Bopa. If you’re in Gothenburg tomorrow night, don’t miss it! Ticket sales has gone very well, so be sure to secure a ticket! Don’t miss the rest of the Pixelvärk program, we are offering free workshops and lectures.

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Pixelvärk 2010

January 14, 2010 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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It’s time for yet another edition of the Pixelvärk digital arts festival. This year’s focus will lie on getting people from other art and design disciplines to get interested in live mixed video. For this reason Pixelvärk has teamed up with the Gothenburg International Film Festival. The first items of the festival program is up on the Pixelvärk website now.

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Mapping Festival deadline moved

December 30, 2009 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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The call for entries to the Mapping Festival has been prolonged to january 15.

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Mapping Festival 2010

December 08, 2009 | Posted by The MIDI Thief | Comment
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Modul8 2.6 was finaly released but Garagecube doesn’t rest. They are planning the sixth edition of the Mapping Festival and the call for entries is out. Read all about it!

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