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Live Performers Meeting 2016 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The seventeenth edition of LPM Live Performers Meeting is from 12nd to 14th May in the spaces of Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam.

LPM 2016 Amsterdam offers the unique opportunity to experience 3 days of audiovisual performances, VJing, workshops, panel discussion, product showcases presented by more than 300 VJs, audiovisual artists, new media professionals and thinkers from 40 countries all around the world.

DGTL Festival 2016 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Next to the music, DGTL will again focus a great deal of attention on its other two pillars: DGTL REVOLUTION – DGTL’s on-going effort towards the goal of becoming a 100% green, zero-footprint festival – and DGTL ART, the organisation’s cultural dimension focussing on industrial, dynamic art installations that can be found across the festival terrain. Following this year’s theme, installation art, DGTL announced that the main attraction this year is the Transmission Tower, a 25-meter high installation, which will be at the centre of the terrain. The Tower is connected to three smaller towers, all inter-communicating with each other via Morse code. At night, the Tower will transform into a beaming installation with smoke, LEDs, strobes, and laser beams.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2015-2016 (Netherlands)

Boat Route
Nov 28, 2015 – Jan 17, 2016

Get to know Amsterdam in the most unique way possible with the boat route, Water Colors. The latest light innovations add a whole new dimension to the historical city. From the Herengracht to the Oosterdok to Amstel, experience Amsterdam like never before!

For both visitors and Amsterdam residents, the boat route is a unique way to experience the city. Boats will depart daily (except New Year’s Eve) from 17.00 to 22.00. The 75-minute boat tour takes you along, under and through spectacular light artworks. Water Colors will take place from 26 November 2015 to 17 January 2016.

Walking Route
Dec 10, 2015 – Jan 3, 2016

The walking route Illuminade takes you past 20 light artworks through the culturally rich neighborhoods Weesper and Plantage. The outdoor exhibition showcases artworks that have been created specifically for Amsterdam Light Festival by (inter)national talent. From bright projections on historical buildings to dynamic lighting systems in city parks to works that you can actually walk through, the artworks add an extra dimension to the public space. Illuminade offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy contemporary culture and the beauty of light, for free.

See Amsterdam in a whole other light and be sure to share this special experience with family and friends. Illuminade will take place from 10 December 2015 to 3 January 2016.

Playgrounds International Digital Arts Festival 2015 (Breda and Amsterdam, Netherlands)

2-3 november workshops and expert-meetings in Breda
4 november conference starts in Chasse / Breda.
5-6 november conference will continue in SSBA / Amsterdam

Playgrounds International Digital Arts Festival is a festival for innovative and creative digital art. During the four-day festival in Breda and Amsterdam, Playgrounds presents an impression of the latest developments in technology as well as creativity. The festival programme offers an inspiring mix of artist talks, inventive films, animation, graphic design, character design, games, interactive installations and performances.

Cinekid Festival 2015 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Every autumn, Cinekid organises the Cinekid Film, Television and New Media Festival for children during the school holidays. The international festival will be celebrating its 28th anniversary in October 2014. The ten days’ event in Amsterdam and throughout the country (30 cities in the Netherlands) covers all aspects of the media industry for young audiences and offers workshops and master classes as well as high-quality media.

Cinekid for Professionals
This five days’ event during the Cinekid Festival brings media professionals from over 30 countries to the Netherlands and supports the media industry with the ScreeningClub, the Co-Production Market, seminars, an expert conference and network meetings.

Coded Matter(s) Event Series (Netherlands)

If you will be traveling to the Netherlands, be sure to check out this event series.

Coded Matter(s) is FIBER’s new event series exploring the explosion of digital processes taking place in hybrid art, design and music and the ripples this causes. Within presentations and performances, local and international artists, designers and researchers will also reflect on the immense possibilities – and emerging problems – offered by digital networks, algorithms, intelligent software and coded tools and materials.

Together with partners like Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond, MU, TodaysArt and 5 Days Off we’ve created a series of enticing programmes with talks, showcases and performances. Our programmes presented how artists create connections within their work between human expression, technology, computer-generated data and their physical surroundings. Coded Matter(s) has set out to further explore how technology enables new forms of artistic expression.


FIBER Festival 2015 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

At the third edition of FIBER you’ll wander through the hidden spaces behind our networked worlds. We’ll present them to you in moving music & AV performances, immersive art installations and screenings. There will also be an enlightening symposium and a set of workshops – primarily aimed at students and professional creators.

This festival functions as a meeting place where a mixture of young professionals and experienced makers can present their work, share ideas and connect with their audiences. Below you can read more about this year’s theme The Subterranean.

With ‘Subterranean; Exploring Networked Tools and Matter’ FIBER researches – together with makers, thinkers and our festival visitors – groundbreaking forms of art that offer a peek into a networked and ‘smart’ landscape which has emerged from a worldwide explosion of digital technology.

We focus on the question: What is the influence of this often invisible technological layer, fusing with our daily lives. Which worlds, processes and entities lay hidden behind the surface of our computer screens and ‘smart’ user products?

Radion (Performance and Club Night)
A LAB (Exhibition, Symposium, Education)

Note: The Exhibition will stay up until May 18th

Printing Algae: Biotalk with Studio Blond & Bieber (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

A Mediamatic Foundation monthly lecture series with leading figures in the field of Bio Art, Science and Design.

Essi Johanna Glomb and Rasa Weber

There is a huge potential in micro algae that is already explored in natural sciences for quite some time. However the creative value and application of this resource is still mostly undiscovered land. Essi and Rasa are studio Blond&Bieber and wanted to investigate this. They came up with Algaemy, an analogue textile printer which does not require additional energy or material apart from man power and the microalgae itself.