Transcultures, Centre interdisciplinaire des cultures électroniques et sonores (direction artistique : Philippe Franck), est une association qui a été créée en 1996 à Bruxelles pour promouvoir et développer les croisements entre les pratiques artistiques/culturelles contemporaines et les enjeux arts/société/technologies. Elle explore plus particulièrement les champs de la création numérique et des arts sonores. Depuis 2016, Transcultures est installée à Charleroi dans les bâtiments du Vecteur pour y développer un centre interdisciplinaire alliant production, médiation et réflexion pour les créateurs et les cultures électroniques et sonores.


Transcultures, Interdisciplinary Center for Sound and Electronic Cultures (Artistic Director: Philippe Franck) is an association born in 1996 in order to promote and develop crossings between contemporary artistic practices and arts/society/technology stakes; focusing in particular on sound art and digital creation. Since 2008, Transcultures is settled in Charleroi (Belgium) and through its new interdisciplinary center, is working on production, mediation and reflection regarding electronic and sound projects.


Call for contributions - City Lights – VIA 2014 festival - deadline : 08-03

City Lights (Digital Video Windows), is an evolutive and opened to citizen participation project. Initiated by the numediart Institute in April 2013 (175th anniversary of the UMONS Engineering Faculty), it aims to create an indoor architectural facade mapping of the Houdain street UMONS building. 
Numediart (Research Institute for Digital Arts technologies) and Transcultures (Center for Digital Cultures - Mons) today launched call for contributions for the VIA 2014 festival (exhibition between 20 to 22 March 2014 - evening). 
We are still looking for content for this in progress device evolving towards a final version shown as part of the event Mons2015 European Capital of Culture.

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  • The artistic proposal can be produced by a single artist or a collective.
  • The project can be a new work, an adaptation or a new version of a previous project.
  • The video content should be for all types of audience (no offending content).
  • The presentation of the artwork can be a "work in progress", but in a technical-artistic state can also be shown at this stage.
  • Please send a project note describing your artistic proposal and a link with your previous art works.

Technical criteria

  • You can make 14 videos that are 14 parts of a single large final video (mapped on the windows of the facade of the Faculty of Engineering building).
  • You can make 14 independent videos that will be projected at the same time and which have a interest global mood or atmosphere.
  • The duration of the video is 3 minutes minimum.


  • 800 euros for the 14 video work that are 14 parts of a single large final video.
  • 200 euros for 14 autonomous videos.

Contact – deadline

  • Please send your proposal to Jacques Urbanska (Transcultures) : - object : City Lights VIA 2014
  • Deadline call to send your application: March 08, 2014
  • We need your final files by maximum March 16, 2014


Musical cellular automata

  The Game of Life, cellular automata devised by John Horton Conway in 197
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