Splice Festival is back for its second edition, taking place over the bank holiday weekend 26th – 28th May 2017 at East London’s multi-arts centres Rich Mix, Red Gallery and Kamio.

Splice brings together over 40 international artists to celebrate the diverse field of audio-visual performance, including live cinema, AV remixing, VJing, video art and projection mapping.

Day tickets £15-25, Weekend tickets £50, limited early-bird release at £40.

PERFORMANCES:

Ninja Tune founders and ground-breaking AV pioneers Coldcut return in their 30th anniversary year to headline Splice with their brand new AV show.

Multi award-winning composer Mira Calix (Warp Records) presents a special DJ/VJ set inspired by Josef Albers experiments with colour.

Turntablist DJ Food performs his ‘Selected Aphex Works’ AV set, plus there’s a rare live performance from the American godfathers of AV remixing – Emergency Broadcast Network (EBN) in their first appearance in over a decade.

Multimedia duo Filastine & Nova present their provocative new future bass show ‘Drapetomania’, designed to undermine borders and strike against xenophobia.

French visionaries 1024 Architecture perform ‘Recession’ – a journey through what’s left of our civilisation.

Zan Lyons fuses live viola looping with distorted beats and real-time remixing of his own films.

Urban Projections unveil the world premiere of their new show ‘Stratum’ mixing environmental recordings, electronic beats and geometric abstraction.

Budapest based band Mïus x Attaray Visual close the festival with their poetic journey into a timeless microcosmos of darkness and light.

Experimental music based performances with Q&A’s come from Spatial-Golding, Christian Faubel & Ralf Schreiber and Martina Zena. European partner event, Athens Digital Arts Festival present a screening programme entitled #PostFuture.

Other artists include Mixmaster Morris, Scald Process, Dotokime, Eclectic Method, Adrena Adrena, Alba Corral, Tim Cowie, Joe Beedles, Ben Sheppee, No Signal, Bitvert, Aeldryn, Matteo Zamagni and Ilia Rogatchevski.

SATELLITE EVENTS:

Saturday night event, Extended Play is headlined by Rinse FM resident J:Kenzo alongside underground electronic producers Hector Plimmer and ScanOne with politically charged visuals from Sagberg. Independent video art event, Panorama also host a night of screenings, live music and exhibitions at Genesis Cinema as a warm-up to the festival on Tuesday 23rd May.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME:

Panels and talks with award-winning director Adam Smith, best known for his visionary video work on The Chemical Brothers live shows; Memo Akten, founding member of Marshmallow Laser Feast and winner of the Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica; and multimedia artist Vicki Bennett of People Like Us who was given an artist residency at BBC Creative Archive.

Founders of leading AV software Resolume, Edwin de Koning and Bart van der Ploeg host workshops and give an exclusive preview of Resolume 6. François Wunschel hosts a talk and masterclass based on MadMapper, the leading projection mapping software that he co-created.

Colombian artist Optika hosts a workshop on LED mapping & stage design,

Manchester’s Test Card host an networking forum to debate the future of AV arts in the UK.

INSTALLATIONS:

Emmy-award-winning CG artist Andy Lomas presents his stereoscopic installation ‘Constrained Forms’ and EBN unveil their new touch-screen project ‘Full Release’ which contains never before seen archive footage.

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Coming up next week in Manchester, Test Card x Visual Brazil

Test Card x Visual BrazilSep 21, 7:30pmTexture MCRTest Card x Visual Brazil

A night of Audio -Visual Performances that explore the cultural identities of Manchester and Barcelona, through cutting edge visual manipulation and Sound Design.
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21st September @Texture - 7:30pm - 10:30pm

VJ Eletroiman

VJ Ovideo Opendesktop & MC Globalist

Iceboy_violet & Elle Bulger.
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Opening up our new series of events we will be teaming up with the Barcelona-based festival, Visual Brazil. Starting back in 2006, the festival is about to celebrate its fifteenth edition. The Festival aims to bring new trends in the audiovisual world to the general public, enhancing the international network of exchange, knowledge and reflection between Europe and South America.


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Ricardo Cançado, aka VJ Eletroiman, based on the popular culture of Brazil, Ricardo is a Brazilian VJ who's work aims to establish a dialogue with the public and presents an authentic and complex universe of icons constructed from a language that mixes the video with other techniques, such as photography, drawings, 3D and 2D animations. In addition to his artistic work, VJ Eletroiman also organises the Festival Visual Brasil, festivalvisualbrasil.com and is the founder of the project Hybrids projecthibrido.org.It also collaborates with the groups TELENOIKA, telenoika.net/ and FOLCORE, folcore.org/.

Ricardo Cançado is 6 times winner of VJ Torna. LPM MEXICO 2013 (VJ BATTLE), LPM Rome 2012 (video online), LPM Rome 2011 (championship category and video online), Minsk 2011 (online video category) and Budapest (online video category.

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VJ Ovideo Opendesktop - a research project headed by the digital artist Boris Dulon, Boris has created a Digital tool that allows for the creation real time video collages. On the night we will see Boris Team up with the Manchester based sound artist MC Globalist, for a unique one off performance that will combine the cutting edge visual style of South American culture with the raw sounds of British urban life.

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Iceboy_violet & Elle Bulger.
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Recently graduating Manchester arts school, Elle Bulger continues to develop a style that is highly inspired by the world of virtual reality and Gaming, combined with the sounds of Iceboy_violet - whose work resembles a distant landscape engulfed by an electronically charged storm of sound, makes for an exciting opportunity to witness two Manchester's most talented and up and coming artists come together for a special on off performance, which will open the event.



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Here is the Full Test Card winter program Texture MCR !!

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Test Card 2nd Birthday: Monolake - Surround
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Test Card Live 12: The Light Surgeons w/ Support
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Test Card Talk: EBH Luminaire + Sam Wiehl
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Live Cinema Festival
"Non lo vedo come l'intero futuro del cinema...ma fa parte del futuro" - Francis Ford Coppola.
8 nazioni, 14 artisti, 4 giorni, live cinema performance, screening, workshop e DJ set per un festival che riflette lo spirito della nostra epoca in cui la tecnologia ha invaso ogni aspetto della nostra vita.

Live Cinema Festival 2017
21 al 24 settembre | 19:00 - 00:30
MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma

Torna la manifestazione internazionale incentrata sulle più innovative performance di spettacoli audio-video dal vivo.

Opening Live Cinema Festival // 17 Giovedì 21 Settembre 19:00 - 02:00

Programma completo: livecinemafestival.com/editions/2017-rome/program/
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