Agenda by dates

27.09 > 14:00 - Quinzaine Numérique Mons

14:00
Opening

14:00
Opening

Lauch of the Quinzaine Numérique @ Mons. Opening of the exhibition Vice Versa (from research to digital creation), introduction + event of the partners of la Coupole Numérique of Mons 2015, European Capitale of Culture.

Free entrance.

16:00
Tanukis

16:00
Tanukis

Performance of the multimédia project Tanukis by François Zajéga (with Loïc Reboursière) + talk with the artists.

Entrée libre.

18:00
Concerts

18:00
Concerts

Performance electro-free (k) -funk of Very Mash’ta + an hybrid mix of Next Baxter. Free.

Entrée libre.

27.09 > 16.10
Vice Versa 1.0

27.09 > 16.10
Vice Versa 1.0

The Quinzaine Numérique @ Mons will propose exhibition, performances, talks, research project présentation, media art and projection… Check the website.

For the festival closing event and at the occasion of the opening of la Quinzaine numérique (the Digital Fortnight – see below), we will see the opening of Vice Versa, a multi-disciplinary event. From 2PM at Arts2 (Carré des Arts) and at the Frigo (in the former slaughterhouse), a multitude of creations will be presented, including interactive installations by Thomas Israël and Nicolas d’Alessandro (resulting from collaborations between the numediart institute and Transcultures), a mobile app mobile from the LarbitsSisters project Tubeplot, the Tanukis digital performance from François Zajega and Loïc Reboursière as well as a digital video selection from the video-art festival Vidéoformes (Clermont-Ferrand, France) and Vidéocollectifs (a video exchange initiative between several cities).

With the launching of the Digital Fortnight in Mons, Transcultures presents Vice Versa 1 .0 with exhibitions (at Arts and le Frigo until October 16th), conferences (with Gabriel Soucheyre and Nathan Karczmar on October 3rd at Arts2, 11:30AM), presentations (at numediart October 3rd at 3PM) as well as meetings.

All the infos on the website of  La Quinzaine Numériques Mons.

In partnership with numediart, Arts2, le manège.mons (in the framework of the european project Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut / Feder Interreg IV) and the support of the Media art Commission Ministry of Culture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

The exhibitions City Sonic are still open between 12 am and 6 pm.

Read more about the Quinzaine numérique (the Digital Fortnight)

In order to give digital arts and its main actors more visibility, the Digital Fortnight was launched by the Ministry of Culture of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in 2013. From September 27th til October 19th, 2014, the Digital Fortnight @ Mons will offer a free selection of exhibitions, conferences, workshops and projections on the theme “Programming or being programmed” which are open to all. A perfect opportunity to discover programming, robotics, electronics, the Android system, “cook hacking”, virtual graffiti, open source software and much more.

These activities are proposed by about 20 local initiatives active in fields such as diverse as art, science, technology, education, entrepreneurship, event organization, etc.…

Participating structures include: the digital arts section of d’Arts², le Café numérique, Connexion – Espace Coworking, Creative Monkey, Droit et Devoir, l’Espace Public Numérique de Mons, l’HELHa – Section Pub, les Jeudis du libre, les Jeunesses Scientifiques de Belgique, LoLiGrUB, la Maison du Design, the Microsoft Innovation Center, Mons2015, le Mundaneum, the Mons Repair Café, SMart, Technocité, Télé MB, Transcultures, le manège.mons, UMONS, numediart…

For the opening of the Digital Fortnight on Saturday September 27th (2PM), all these local initiatives (also gathered as part of the Digital Coupole from Mons2015) will combine ressources during a free family afternoon open to all, during which visitors will be able to a attend robotic-science workshop, discover the inner-workings of 3D printers and computers, get to see theVice Versa 1.0 exhibition, hear electro-acoustic music, and much more.

Artists

  • Vidéoformes & Vidéocollectifs (Int)
    Vidéoformes & Vidéocollectifs (Int)

    Selection of digital video of Vidéoformes, Video and Media art Festival and of the Videocollectives project…

  • Thomas Israël (Be)
    Thomas Israël (Be)

    Méta-crâne is is an immersive and interactive sculpture witch deal with the process of free association.

  • Nicolas D’Alessandro (Be)
    Nicolas D’Alessandro (Be)

    Connected installation, Say Aaaaah! tries to make a playful use of articifial voice and the sense of abstraction it…

  • Fabien Zocco (Fr)
    Fabien Zocco (Fr)

    Conected installation. Elaborate a generative fictional zone that uses networks as spaces of existence and proliferation.

  • François Zajega (Be) & Loïc Reboursière (Fr)
    François Zajega (Be) & Loïc Reboursière (Fr)

    Tanukis is a research project about the possibility of an emotional relationship between a human and a avatar.

  • LarbitsSisters (Be)
    LarbitsSisters (Be)

    A smartphone app conceived forFacebookand which utilizes the user’s personal data to generate personalized short films

  • Very Mash’ta + Next Baxter (Be)
    Very Mash’ta + Next Baxter (Be)

    From record production to improvised performance, composing music for installations & videos to realization or to fictional and abstract…

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