[artinfo] [pixelache] Mal au Pixel 2008 : call for projects (until
adam at aether.hu
Sat Sep 8 19:54:08 CEST 2007
Festival « Mal au Pixel » 2008, Paris.
International festival of electronic subcultures
May 17-25, 2008, Paris / Saint-Ouen
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1 – Mal au Pixel call for projects
2 – Pixelache Network news
---------------mal au pixel 2008 call for projects---------------
The Mal au Pixel festival further supports ongoing electronic art
practices and research in the field of new media and technology. The
festival presents experimental installations, audiovisual
performances, practical workshops and public debates.
The third edition of the festival will focus on the theme of public
The notion of public space as been developed, in particular, by
philosopher Jürgen Habermas during the sixties, encompasses all
symbolic, physical and virtual dimensions of public space.
Our urban public space is increasingly taken over by technologies
designed for enhancing communication mobility, for the information of
citizens, for surveillance and control. At the same time as new
perspectives for usage open up, the philosophical, political and
cultural aspects of these new public spaces evolve and redefine the
relations to the other, the freedom of expression and of circulation.
And at the same time, the private sphere is increasingly under
scrutiny, under siege and even exposed.
For this next edition of Mal au Pixel, we would like to investigate,
for example, the question of online public space and virtual
communities, interactive installations in the urban space, mobile
infrastructures and new cartographies…
We are currently looking for both finalized projects as well as
concepts/prototypes and we encourage people from all disciplines to
participate and send us proposals. Artists, researchers, architects,
designers, activists, musicians, performers, engineers, VJs, etc.,
you are all welcome!
We will also support site-specific projects by granting artistic
residencies and providing other production resources.
- the Mal au Pixel staff apologizes in advance for not being
able to send feed-back to all the applicants individually. Please
also note that submission material will, in principle, NOT be returned.
- Submissions sent to previous Mal au Pixel calls are still
valid and can be updated as necessary.
- Please fill in the submission form (http://
- The deadline for sending in applications is November 1st,
- Submission can be sent either by email to submissions2007(-
a-)pixelache.ac or by regular post:
Festival Mal au Pixel
1, rue Charles-Garnier
Check out the Mal au Pixel 2007 documentation !
www.malaupixel.org Video documentation of « Democracy ? Do it
yourself ! », Mal au Pixel 2007 edition and other videos to be added
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8080319@N05/ Selection of photos
from Mal au Pixel festival 2007. Other tags : malaupixel / mal au
pixel / pixelache / pixelazo
-----------------pixelache network news--------------------
Pixelache festival originally born in Helsinki, continues traveling
around the world, with upcoming new events in the Nordic region and
SWEDEN * Pixelvärk October 5-6 2007 / www.pixelvark.se
Mejan Labs is organising the second edition of Pixelvärk in Stockholm
as a part of their Game Art exhibition. The Pixelvärk programme will
be announced soon.
Mejan Labs was founded by the Royal University College of Fine Arts
in Stockholm to be an arena for experiments within art. The mission
of Mejan Labs is to introduce artists and forms of art that is never
shown anywhere else in Sweden. (www.mejanlabs.se)
NORWAY * Piksel November 15-18 2007 / www.piksel.no
BEK, independant medialab in Bergen, has organized the Piksel
festival since year 2003, an event for artists and developers working
with Free/Libre and Open Source audiovisual software and art.
FINLAND * Pixelache Helsinki march 13-16 2008 / www.pixelache.ac
Additional information about the next edition of Pixelache in
Helsinki coming soon...
FRANCE * Mal au Pixel May 17-25 2008 / www.malaupixel.org
* Pixelache @ "Printemps (im)médiat!" May 2008
"Printemps (im)médiat!" is a series of events organized by the
Finnish Institute in Paris in collaboration with several Finnish
cultural organizations including Pixelache. It will take place in
Paris during spring 2008, as part of the "100% Finlande, un festival
finlandais en France" event and in parallel with the Mal au Pixel
ICELAND * Pikslaverk spring 2008 (dates to be confirmed) /
Lorna organises Pikslaverk for the first time in spring 2008. Lorna
is an independant medialab founded in 2002 in Reykjavik that brings
together artists, teachers and researchers.
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