MAL AU PIXEL #4 / Mal au futur ?
Electronic subcultures festival
June 2nd to 7th 2009 /

EXHIBITION • opening on Tuesday June 2nd • From 6pm to 11pm
Until Sunday June 7th • free entrance

Mal au Pixel festival brings together young digital artists and unconventionnal electronics : unexpected technologies, prototypes and open ended events. For the 4th edition of the festival, we will once more be looking  at connecting technology, urban electronics and environmental issues, this time to investigate our ecological beliefs.

With : Richard Box (UK), HeHe (Fr), Beatriz da Costa (US), Nicolas Montgermont et Nicolas Maigret (Fr), Jenny Pickett et Julien Ottavi (UK, Fr), Djeff Regottaz (Fr), Calvacreation (Ve, Fr), Maja Djordjevic (Sr).

At 8:30pm, performance Sonopoly by Maja Djordjevic, inspired by J.G. Ballard.

FILM • wednesday June 3rd • 8:45pm
At Espace 1789, Saint-Ouen • 6€ / TR 4,5€

« Addicted to Plastic », documentary movie by Ian Connacher (Ca), and discussion with HeHe et les Amis de la Terre / Friends of the Earth.

CONCERTS • Friday June 5th • from 9pm to 3am
Free entrance before 10pm, 10€ after (7€ en prévente)

The « greenhouse gas concerts » event gathers freakish audiovisual and
electronic performances provided by Artkillart label and collective
Pixels Transversaux. /

With : Valentina Vuksic (NL), JoDi (Nl), Diego de Leon (Es), Projectsinge (Fr), Michaël Sellam (Fr), Repulsive Society (Fr/Be), Sonom (Es), NellaTestaGomma (It), Yroyto (Fr), NTH Synthesis (Fr) + DJ sets…

PUBLIC MEETINGS • Saturday June 6th • from 2pm to 11pm
Free entrance

Dorkbot, from 2pm : open meeting to showcase concepts or prototypes that produce  energy.
Info: carol(à)craslab(.)org,

Blank Page meeting, from 3pm : Open “live coding” sessions on Pure Data, « no load, no save » is the only rule!
Info: carol(à)craslab(.)org,

VJing masterclass for kids, with Carol Nogueira, from 4pm

Dance research meeting by Prue Lang, at 6pm : how might a dancer be autonomous in terms of energy production?

Improvisation concert by la Section Amour, 6pm to 11pm : submit your own pictures or text as to give inspiration to the musicians, through the EventLive interface :

Open stage Live Coding, 20h-23h : Pierre Mersadier & G-mO, Pascale Gustin, Milovann Yanatchkov, NOHISTA, Thomas Thiery, Renaud Rubiano… Info: yroyto(à)gmail(.)com

SEMINAR • Sunday June 7th • from 4 to 7pm • free entrance
Seminar on « Art, technology and environment. With artists Richard Box, HeHe, Beatriz da Costa, free researcher Philippe Langlois (Hacker Space Lab, Bricolabs) and philosopher Frédéric Neyrat (Biopolitique de la catastrophe, MF éditions, Paris, 2008).

Mal au Pixel festival is produced by Mains d’Œuvres non profit org, in the context of the Futur en Seine biennal, in partnership with Conseil Régional d’Ile-de-France and Cap Digital. With the support of French Ministry of Culture-DICREAM, British Council and Finnish Institute in Paris.
Mal au Pixel is part of Pixelache festival network :
Media Partners : MCD, Chronic’art, Tsugi, Radio WNE


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Parcours WEST DIGITAL, June 6:
Free bus ride between four art centres, from la Générale en Manufacture and la Maison des Métallos, via le Cube and Mains d’Œuvres. RSVP: 09 50 54 54 04

1, rue Charles Garnier, 93400 St-Ouen
T. +33 (0)1 40 11 25 25 /

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