Digital springtime in Montreal

This year, famous festivals MUTEK & ELEKTRA celebrate their 15th anniversary and join their forces for the first time from may 27th to June 1st. The event, named EM15, is representing all disciplins in fields of digital art, electronic and new medias. You’ll see musicians well known on the dance floor like Ricardo Villalobos, Marc Houle or  Richie Hawtin, as well as experimental artists like Nonotak, Holly Herndon or Oneohtrix Point Never.

An international video contest is launched on "The Crystal Interface" thema. The competition is open to less than 30 years old persons, deadline is on May 11th. All informations on the website. .

Both festivals are part of a bigger event, Printemps numérique, that las until June 21st and federate many digital partners in Montreal.

BIAN will be an important stage from May 1st to June 19th with 30 exhibitions’ places related on Physicality thema. From green Cloud by Hehe to thick clouds of birds by Heewon Lee, all presented forms will attempt to reflect the complexity of these questions in our contemporary world. Complete program will be on line on April 9th. A short view in video.

For professionals, but still open to public, MIAN will stand from May 29th to 30th at Phi center.

(Photo on top, Infinity III by Heewon Lee @ Nemo festival. Photo © Quentin Chevrier)