* MUTEK 2005: Program preview and upcoming dates *
For its 6th edition, taking place in Montreal from June 1st to 5th, the MUTEK Festival will be exploring new channels of originality, within dynamic new venues, and is proposing a multi-dimensional itinerary focusing on the visionaries and leaders involved with the most current forms of audio and visual digital creation.
Thanks to a program bursting with performances, conferences, workshops and many other surprises, MUTEK reaffirms its role at the vanguard of digital discoveries. With more than a hundred original artists from 15 different countries uniting in Montreal for the occasion, the festival invites the curious and connoisseurs alike to explore the richly diverse spectrum of creativity through unadulterated offerings and vivid experiences destined to charm your senses·
With the programming for the 6th edition, MUTEK allows you the chance to benefit from numerous international newcomers, each sharing special delights from their native goodie baskets: performance artists from Norway, Austria, Chile, and Argentina, among others, will be featured. Explore various sonic and visual horizons with these artists as your guide:
Akumu _ Canada
Andres Bucci _ Chile
Apparat _ Germany
Bas van Koolwijk _ Netherlands
Biosphere and Egbert Mittelstädt _ Norway/Germany
Bruno Pronsato _ U.S.A.
Diane Labrosse _ Canada
Discom _ France
Emisor _ Argentina
Galoppierende Zuversicht _ Switzerland
Günter Müller _ Switzerland
John Duncan _ U.S.A.
Kapital Band 1 _ Austria/Germany
Klimer + Tim Hecker _ Germany/Canada
Luci _ Canada
Marcus Schmickler _ Germany
Martux_M _ Italy
Mathew Jonson - Canada
Melchior Productions _ United Kingdom
Mendoza _ Mexico
Monolake _ Germany
Nanalog _ Canada
Nego Mocambique _ Brazil
Pablo Reche _ Argentina
Pan/Tone (aka Sid LeRock) _ Canada
Pheek + Off the Sky _ Canada/U.S.A.
Pommasl _ Austria
Radian _ Austria
Sense Club (Ricardo Villalobos + Luciano) _ Chile/Germany/Switzerland
Si-Cut.DB _ United Kingdom
Serafin _ Switzerland
Skipsapiens _ Chile
Soul Phiction _ Germany
Stephen Beaupre _ Canada
Vertex _ Canada
And even more to come·
The events will take place at Ex-Centris (www.ex-centris.com), the Just For Laughs Museum, the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (www.macm.org), Metropolis, and Parc Jean-Drapeau (www.parcjeandrapeau.com).
For the total festival experience, festivalgoers can take advantage of the online presale to obtain a MUTEK_PASSPORT, by logging onto the new festival website starting April 11th: www.mutek.ca. The unveiling of the complete programming line-up and activation of the main online ticket outlet will occur on April 26th.