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9 artists of European SHAPE platform for Maintenant 2017

SHAPE is a platform for innovative music and audiovisual art from Europe. It consists of 16 festivals and art centres and aims to support, promote and exchange innovative and aspiring musicians and interdisciplinary artists with an interest in sound. SHAPE …

Rokolectiv is coming and NSDOS joins SHAPE platform

Rokolectiv is coming and NSDOS joins SHAPE platform. April sees SHAPE – the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art – returning to concert-goers via the Rokolectiv festival in Romania (April 20 – 23), which will feature six performances …

SAVE THE DATE: Maintenant 2017

The next edition of Maintenant festival will take place from 10 to 15 October 2017.   Maintenant 2017 will be: innovative and poetic proposals exhibitions, performances, concerts and gigantic installations Demain! two days of meetings evolving around digital creativity international …

Open Call College Degree Arts & Technologies: the laureates of 2017!

Electroni[k] organization invited Arts & Technologies applications from higher education students in 2017.   A lot of students submitted their projects for the 2017 edition of Maintenant. Many thanks to you all! Here are the represented institutions: HEAR (Haute école …

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21 swings designed by Daily tous les jours, in Rennes soon!

Designed by Daily tous les jours, 21 swings are a collective music instrument, a game and an exercise of musical cooperation. When it is moving, one swing triggers several notes. As soon as they move altogether, the 21 swings create …

Black Zone Myth Chant performed at Novas Frecuencias for SHAPE showcase 2017

In the frame of its participation to the SHAPE platform, Electroni[k] will present Black Zone Myth Chant in October 2017 ; oddly he is better known abroad than in his hometown. In 2017, Black Zone Myth Chant will release his …

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SHAPE platform announces 2017 list of artists

The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art is announcing its 2017 list of artists. The artist selection for the platform’s third year traditionally places a diverse selection of audiovisual projects and sound artists alongside musical acts …

SHAPE November showcases and other news

November sees the member festivals of SHAPE, the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art, organizing the final showcases with SHAPE artists of 2016. The 2016 editions of Cynetart and Schiev are coming, and so are one-offs …

OPEN CALL college degree « Arts & Technologies » – Maintenant Festival 2017

Create an innovative project linking art and new technologies! The Electroni[k] organisation launches a call for projects to students for the 2017 edition of the Maintenant festival that will take place in October 2017 in Rennes ; it consists in …

Spirodraw, an installation to draw with its voice

Spirodraw is an installation that encourages the audience to draw with its voice. The pictures created by the installation are affected by the surroundings. How? Spirodraw captures the sounds and transforms them into movement. You can control these movements by …

SHAPE at Novas Frequências and October showcases

October proves to be one of the busiest months for SHAPE and its artists and festivals, with no less than 8 festivals across Europe presenting dozens of SHAPE artists. musikprotokoll (29 Sept – 9 Oct, Graz), UH Fest (2 – …

Interview of Lokier, before the Nuit Électronique 2

Friday October 14th, it’s the Nuit Électronique 2 of Maintenant festival 2016 ! Nuits Électroniques gather new talents on stage, sought after visionaries and emblematic figures who shape tomorrow’s electronic music and invite you to dance until dawn. A lineup …

Tsugi Podcast 425 x Festival Maintenant : Andre Bratten

Andre Bratten will be present at the Nuit Électronique # 1, Saturday 8th October, MJC Antipode, alongside the British Pearson Sound, the American Avalon Emerson and the Collectif Deuxcentdix. Following his ambitious creations, Norwegian producer André Bratten has become one of …

Interview of Collectif Recif, for Uluce

  Uluce is an interactive structure that counts 13 sides of fabric created by Collectif Recif in response of the Arts & Technologies call for action towards college students launched by Electroni[k] and supported by Stereolux. Before the offical presentation …

Interview of Joris Strijbos & Daan Johan for Parsec

  In a dark space, sixteen sound and luminous robotic arms turn around themselves, by turns in slow motion and then at full speed, composing an hypnotic choreography at the mercy of a strident whirring. Hello Joris Strijbos & Daan Johan …

Discover Maintenant 2016 in music with The Drone

  Listen Maintenant 2016’s musical artists thanks to a mix by Arnaud Briens (Electroni[k]) for The Drone. Discover the artists of this 16th edition: Masayoshi Fujita, André Bratten, Pura Pura, Petit Prince, 9th cloud, Gidge, KCIV, In Love With A …

Maintenant Festival 2016: a member of SHAPE!

SHAPE is a platform for innovative music and audiovisual art from Europe. It consists of 16 festivals and art centres and aims to support, promote and exchange innovative and aspiring musicians and interdisciplinary artists with an interest in sound. SHAPE …

Interview of Lena Willikens

Before the Nuit Électronique 3 of Maintenant 2016 (October, 15th in Rennes), Electroni[k] interviewed Lena Willikens, signed on Cómeme (label of Matias Aguayo) and resident at Salon des Amateurs (famous nightclub in Düsseldorf).   Hello Lena and thank you for …

Maintenant 2016: Tickets online!

Don’t miss out, book your tickets today!   NUITS ÉLECTRONIQUES: • NUIT ÉLECTRONIQUE 1: André Bratten (NO), Avalon Emerson (US) & Pearson Sound (UK) Antipode Mjc: Saturday, October 8th, from midnight to 6.00am     • NUIT ÉLECTRONIQUE 2: LINEUP 100 % …

Demain ! #2 – Meetings for digital creativity

Maintenant & the French Tech Rennes Saint-Malo present Demain ! #2, meetings about digital creativity – taking place at Le Mabilay from the 13th until the 15th of October 2016.   Demain ! is an adventure open to ambitious artists, …

Nuits Électroniques – Box office online!

Nuits Électroniques gather new talents on stage, sought after visionaries and emblematic figures who shape tomorrow’s electronic music and invite you to dance until dawn. This year, find Electroni[k] at the Antipode Mjc on two Saturdays : the 8th and …

Interview with Collectif Deuxcentdix, for Point à Point

  Interview with the collective Deuxcentdix, for Point à Point Point à Point is a interactive performance, a collaborative and playful experience created by the collective Deuxcentdix in the framework of the call for projects Arts & Technologies launched by …

August news from SHAPE platform

Read about upcoming concerts and lectures at participating festivals of SHAPE – the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art. The Hague’s TodaysArt festival has announced its program, whilst Ska?u Mežs and Rokolectiv have prepared special events …

Call for Submissions results – Arts & Technologies

Launched in april 2016, the international call for submissions Arts & Technologies was a success.  Electroni[k] took the time to analyze the whole 239 proposals and decided to postpone the presentation of the 5 projects selected to October 2017:   …

Interview of Masayoshi Fujita, a SHAPE artist

Before Maintenant 2016, Electroni[k] interviewed Masayoshi Fujita, a SHAPE artist (SHAPE is a three-year initiative, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union).   Hello Masayoshi. As a teenager you were playing drums in a rock band, but it is only …

Jackson, a SHAPE artist

Chosen by Electroni[k] for the SHAPE* platform, Jackson will perform in Rennes in October 2016 for the Festival Maintenant, but also in Montreal for MUTEK in June 2016. Known for his albums under the name of Jackson & His Computerband, …

Maintenant 2016 through Katie Scott, interview by Étapes:

Maintenant 2016 visual identity is a creation from London-based artist Katie Scott   Strongly influenced by anatomic and ancient botanic boards, she feeds her work with that tradition to turn it into a contemporary piece. The meticulousness of her line, …

Call for Submissions “Arts & Technologies” 2016: closure of the applications

Propose an innovative project linking art and new technologies, to live insolites and poetics experiencies!   The Electroni[k] organization launched an international call for submissions evolving around the theme « Arts & Technologies » for the 2016 edition of the Maintenant festival …

SHAPE platform’s summer showcases and other news

Summer sees SHAPE – the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art – showcasing artists at various cities throughout the continent and beyond. Read more about these events, new mixes and small changes to this year’s artist …

Open call results college degree “Arts & Technologies” 2016

Electroni[k] has selected 3 creations from the open call college degree « Arts & Technologies ». They will be supported for a production during Maintenant festival 2016.   The open call « Arts & Technologies » for college degree in Europe in 2016 was: …

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Maintenant 2016: SAVE THE DATE

MARK YOUR CALENDARS, Maintenant 2016 will happen from 7 to 16 October 2016! Maintenant 2016 is : innovative and poetic proposals electronic nights exhibitions, performances, concerts and gigantic installations a new Arts, Science & Technologies night Demain! two days of …

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Arts & Technologies – Maintenant 2016

Propose an innovative project linking art and new technologies,to live insolites and poetics experiencies!   The Electroni[k] organization launches a call for submissions for the next edition of Maintenant festival that will take place in October 2016 in Rennes.   …

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Open Call for higher education: closure of the applications

The open call “Arts & Technologies“ for higher education on a European scale resumes in:   Create an innovative project linking art and new technologies!  The Electroni[k] organisation launched a call for projects to students for the 2016 edition of …

Call for projects, college degree, « Arts & Technologies » – Maintenant Festival 2016

Create an innovative project linking art and new technologies! The Electroni[k] organisation launches a call for projects to students for the 2016 edition of the Maintenant festival that will take place in October 2016 in Rennes ; it consists in …

SHAPE artist announcement 2016 !

2016 SHAPE SELECTION ! The Creative Europe-supported SHAPE platform for innovative music and audiovisual art is announcing its 2016 list of artists. The artist selection for the platform’s second year traditionally places a motley selection of audiovisual and sound projects. Each …

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Interview of ALI for All on one roof

Arthur-Louis Ignoré, a.k.a. ALI, is a young artist from Rennes painting mandala arabesques with passion through the city and often improvising to produce his black and white creations. All on one roof is a monumental fresco of more than 1 …

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Paysages volcaniques by Joanie Lemercier

From 4 December 2015 to 24 January 2016 at Champs Libres (Rennes – France) Joanie Lemercier presents Eyjafjallajökull (2010), a piece inspired by the Islandic volcano wich in April 2010 provoked an ash cloud that stopped flight traffic, and Fuji …

SHAPE showcases of 2015 in November

SHAPE’s closing showcases of 2015 in November Several showcases in November will be this year’s closing activities for SHAPE, the Creative Europe supported platform for innovative music and audiovisual art which unites 16 festivals from the ICAS network. Each year, …

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Maintenant 2015 is now over: thanks!

Maintenant 2015 is now over: thanks! You were more than 30,000 to go and discover local and international artists scheduled for Maintenant 2015. Along with concerts, performances and exhibitions, we shared with you such a great adventure filled with sensitive, …

Interview Nils Völker

Interview Nils Völker Interview in October 2015 by Clémence Vole So Nils, you were born in Aalen in Germany, am I right? And then why did you move to Berlin? It was actually when I studied graphic design. After my …

Lorenzo Senni’s Interview, a SHAPE artist

Lorenzo Senni’s Interview, a SHAPE artist Lorenzo Senni is an Italian musician, a self-proclaimed champion of “pointillistic trance”. He deconstructs elements of dance music, especially 90s rave culture, and reappropriates them with repetition and isolation as key concepts. His work …

Interview de Myriam Bleau

Après Vancouver, Zagreb, Rome et le festival Scopitone à Nantes, l’artiste québécoise Myriam Bleau posera ses toupies lors de la Nuit Arts & Sciences Lumières le 15 octobre prochain et pour Super Week-end ! les 17 et 18 octobre dans …

Interview d’Hildur Guðnadóttir, une artiste SHAPE

Hildur Guðnadóttir (née en 1982) est une violoncelliste, compositrice et chanteuse islandaise qui se place à l’avant-garde de la scène expérimentale et de la musique contemporaine (notamment grâce au groupe múm). Dans ses travaux solos, elle brasse un large spectre …