Free Daytime Discussions, Presentations, Q&As and Gear Showroom
August 08, 2019
The various free panels, presentations and artist Q&As of Digi Lab, the festival’s familiar daytime program, cover contemporary issues related to music, art, technology and cultural issues in our milieu.
Topics include: music industry, career development, discoverability, press coverage, women in digital arts and electronic music, artificial intelligence in Japan, and forward-thinking arts organizations and festivals.
Full schedule of activities here.
Sonic Circuits: Synth & Pedal Showroom
Digi Lab expands to a new locale with a free gear showroom called Sonic Circuits, taking place on Saturday and Sunday, August 24 and 25 at the multidisciplinary art space Never Apart. Featuring a cornucopia of synths and pedals, demonstrations, talks and performances, manufacturers are also on site to explain and sell their wares.
Workshops and Masterclasses Friday and Saturday
This edition also features a series of practical and educational workshops and masterclasses priced at $15. For audiovisual enthusiasts, there’s Expanded Cinema: Mapping and Immersive Installation with Nelly-Eve Rajotte; new media curator and producer Juliette Bibasse leads a session on realizing A/V projects, and Jean-Ambroise Vesac leads a module on participatory projects in augmented reality. For musicians, Sebastian Mullaert and band mates from Circle Of Live (Johanna Knutsson and Matt Karmil) pull back the curtain on the philosophy and practice behind their improvised music and life. Ana Serrano Chief Digital Officer of the Canadian Film Centre and Founder of the CFC Media Lab provides deep insight into the business and project ecosystem for artists and “art-preneurs.”
Schedule and tickets here.
Circle Of Live