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  • Until 30.11.13 – Sound installations of Arnaud Eeckhout & Claire Payement – Valenciennes

    03/11/2013

    Still to be seen and heard at le Phénix, 3 great sound installations (premiered at Festival City Sonic) by young and talented Belgian and French artists who had previously a residency in Valenciennes (Art Zoyd, Phénix) and Mons (le manège.mons), in the framework of the transborder platform for innovative music, Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s). Free entrance Until 30.11.2013 – 13.00 >

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  • 29.10.2013 Ordinaire : Dernier inventaire avant déménagement – Liège

    25/10/2013

    Stephan Ink (musician, laptop, bass) + Eric Therer (writer/performer) = Ordinaire. Togther they will use recorded sounds from this ancient library of the the Palace of Justice of Liège and found forgotten books as material for a unique sonic/spoken word. 3€ Ancient library of the the Palace of Justice of Liège, Place Saint-Lambert, Liège 12:00  

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  • 09-10-13 – Introduction to sound arts – Conference by Philippe Franck – Le Phénix-Valenciennes

    08/10/2013

    Sound art is a term which appeared relatively recently in the panorama of  the contemporary arts. It has opened a vast field at the crossroads of contemporary and electronic music , visual arts , experimental poetry, radio art and now digital arts as well. What are the roots (in the avant-garde of the twentieth century)  of the sound arts ?

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  • 27.10.2013 – Memento Body – Monographie de Thomas Israël – La Lettre volée Bruxelles

    16/09/2013

    Release of Memento Body – Thomas Israël’s Monograph and exhibition at La Lettre volée, within the context of la Quinzaine Numérique.   Exhibition from Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 of September 2013, 2pm – 6pm. The artist will be in attendance. Friday, September 27 6pm > opening and book signing 7pm > sound performance by Gauthier Keyaerts, musician and Thomas

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  • August2013 – Residency @Transcultures Arnaud Eeckhout – Silence is more

    09/08/2013

    IN THE FRAMEWORK OF ESPACE(S) SON(S) HAINAUT(S) MONS > MACHINE À EAU Inaudible polyphonic composition that uses sound frequencies outside of the human range of hearing, Silence is more is an installation that questions the limits of our senses and our perception. Through a mechanical filtration of the vibration wandering the matter, sounds emerge through the silent beats speakers. This process generates

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  • 07.07 – Meeting with Bobvan about his installation at Ascenseur funiculaire de Strepy-Thieu

    06/07/2013

    In the framework of the ARTour, biennale of contemporary art and patrimony (theme of this ninth edition: metamorphosis) organised by the Centre de la Région Centre in several locations, Bobvan (Belgian multimedia artist, electronic musician) presents through ‘Offspring’ his artistic vision of eternity, cosmic order, universe, life and humanity and asks us: what will our Offspring look like? This immersive

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  • 11.07.2013 – Opening of the installation “Hélix” of Sonia Paço Rocchia – Site des anciens abattoirs, Mons

    03/07/2013

    After conducting research on the different possibilities of acoustic Slinky (metal toy shaped spring), Sonia Paço Rocchia worked the visual and aesthetic appearance of these devices. She presented different performances in Montreal, London, Rijeka and Oka. In Mons, she proposes an installation this time handled by controllers that also gives rise to a performance on the opening night. Production :

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  • 6 et 20.07.13 – Workshop Sonic Kids – Perinne Joveniaux + Stéphane Kozik – La Nature en musique LaM – Villeneuve d’ascq

    01/07/2013

    Inspired by the work of  Livescape (Mons interdisciplinary group which built his entire performances and installations on the salvage of organic elements), this workshop proposes children to create unique, organic and original instruments: wood branches are transformed into electric guitar or harp, fruits into synthesizers, rollers into rhythmic sequence … the kids are invited to tinker the instrument they imagin

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  • 18 > 19.06.13 – HyperUrbain.4 : Hybrid Mobility – Workshops – LarbitsLab

    15/06/2013

    The research platform LarbitsLab from Brussels has been invited by the organizers of the conference HyberUrbain.4 on Hybrid Mobility in Valenciennes, to present its project the Flanograph. The Flanograph is a mobile application for smartphones, based on augmented reality, which captures, stores and reproduces patterns of movement – digital tracks – by registering a number of sensory data. Hereby, the urban environment is

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  • 23.06.13 – ARTour (opening) – Bobvan Offspring Strépy-Thieu – funicular lift

    13/06/2013

    In the framework of the ARTour, biennale of contemporary art and patrimony (theme of this ninth edition: metamorphosis) organised by the Centre de la Région Centre in several locations, Bobvan (Belgian multimedia artist, electronic musician) presents through ‘Offspring’ his artistic vision of eternity, cosmic order, universe, life and humanity and asks us: what will our Offspring look like? This immersive

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  • 16.06.13 – Transcultures @ Supervoisins – Halles de Schaerbeek

    13/06/2013

    14:30 to 16:30 Isa Belle + Paradise Now : Sound massages In the context of the « Supervoisins » event (super neighbours) organised by Les Halles de Schaerbeek in Brussels,” Isa Belle + Paradise Now propose their sweet sound massages introducing to the organic body-sound relationship. One can discover the benefits and physical properties of sound and the use of

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  • Call for proposals – Transcultures “Art(s) and Network(s)” Mobile Awards 2013 – deadline : 01 sept

    03/06/2013

    Within the framework of La quinzaine numérique (The digital fortnight) of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels (21 September>06 October 2013), Transcultures, in partnership with the Municipality of Saint-Gilles (Brussels) launches Les Transnomades 2013 (arts en réseaux – meaning Net Art-s), an event dedicated to the Net Art today in its innovative diversity. On this occasion, Transcultures with its partners is happy to announce the creation of

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  • Bernard Stiegler, conference & workshop at Mundaneum (Mons) and at BELSPO (Bxl) 4 & 5 june

    29/05/2013

    Conference & Workshop : « Les chemins numériques vers la connaissance » Mundaneum at Mons, conference 4 june – 8 p.m (modérateur : Philippe Franck) Belspo at Bruxelles, workshop : 5 june – 9>12 a.m Bernard Stiegler is a French philosopher at Goldsmiths, University of London and at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne. In addition, he is Director of the Institut

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  • 07 > 09.06.2013 – City Sonic @ festival les Folies – Maubeuge

    28/05/2013

    More than fifteen years after its creation, the Festival “Les Folies” organized by Le manège.mons (national scene Maubeuge) changes size and invests Remparts Maubeuge (France) to large outdoor concerts. This year, the festival offers a carte blanche to City Sonic, an international festival of sound arts initiated byTranscultures, Interdisciplinary Center and digital sound cultures in Mons (Belgium) in co-production with the manège.mons. read more on

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  • 31.05 + 01.06.2013 – Festival Nightshot #7

    23/05/2013

    MALVES > FRANCES Transcultures, regular partner of the festival Nightshot (artistic director : Philippe Baudelot) initiated by the Graph, presents, in the framework of the event Mai Numérique, two young interdisciplinary artists from Mons Arnaud Eeckhout and Vivian Barigand with their recent project Twist, which is an entirely acoustic installation with metal and organic tone. This immersive work, created at the Festival of Sound Art City

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  • 31.05.2013 – Sound up #2 – Dangereuses liaisons

    16/05/2013

    MONS > THÉÂTRE DES ARBALESTRIERS (MAISON FOLIE) > 20:00 This second edition of Sound up initated by Art Zoyd in the framework of the European transborder project Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s), which has been prepared during the year involving young artists from North of France and Wallonia, explores the man-machine relation with a specific dramaturgy for each art piece and a itinerary between innovative music, scenary,

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  • 22.05.2013 – Workshop Isa Belle + Paradise Now – Sound Massages

    15/05/2013

    HUY > CENTRE CULTUREL > 13:00 In the context of the day of “Stress and well-being managing,” Isa Belle + Paradise Now propose anintroduction to organic body-sound relationship course. In this workshop, you will discover the benefits and physical properties of sound and the use of “singing bowls” (ancestral Tibetan bowls et crystal bowls) and essential oils…a sacred moment! 3€ Avenue Delchambre

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  • 22.05.2013 – Workshop Sonic Kids Arnaud Eeckhout + Emilien Baudelot Electronic Music

    15/05/2013

    MONS > MAISON FOLIE > 14:30 – 16:30 For this electronic music workshop, young musicians and sound producers Arnaud Eeckhout and Emilien Baudelot will introduce the children to the world of electronic instruments and treatments to introduce them to a group composition. After the workshop, the children will be able to “make their own band.” In the framework of Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s) transborder platform for innovative

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  • 15.05.2013 – Workshop Sonic Kids – Alice Pilastre Ritournelle

    13/05/2013

    Mons > Théâtre du Manège > 14:30 – 16:00 
Led by young artist Alice Pilastre, this entertaining, poetic and interactive workshop for the kids appeals to auditory and tactile senses to create music and sounds: punching, coloring, pasting and creating your own partition for a musical box! In the framework of Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s) transborder platform for innovative music supported by le

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  • 09 > 11.05.2013 Digital Breakfast, Paradise Now, Gauthier Keyaerts, Stéphane Kozik @ Nuits Sonores – Lyon

    06/05/2013

      Transcultures is invited to participate to the electronic & indie music festival Nuits Sonores with a focus on Brussels for its 11th edition. A selection of artists supported by Transcultures and Festival City Sonic present performances, dj sets and workshops for the youngsters at Les Subsistances (stage 2): Digital Breakfast (performance by + workshop Sonic Kids), Paradise Now (sound

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  • Open Call – Park in Progress / City Sonic international sound art festival @ Mons – Belgium

    02/05/2013

    In the framework of the European Park in progress and the next edition of the international festival of sound art City Sonic, proposed in September 2013 Mons, Transcultures, Centre of digital and sound arts, launches a call for projects/residences for the realizationof small forms/formats (performances, installations, concerts…) inter or multidisciplinary with a sound dimension. please, read the details bellow before

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  • Open Call – Park in Progress @ Mons – Belgium (in the international City Sonic sound art festival)

    02/05/2013

    In the framework of the European programme “Park in progress” and the next edition of the international festival of sound art “City Sonic” that will take place in September 2013 in Mons, Transcultures launches a call for projects/residences for the production of small forms (performances, installations, concerts…) inter or multidisciplinary with a sound approach.   Through the European project “Park

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  • 04.05.13 : “Before and After Ambient – Homage to Brain One”

    01/05/2013

    Past February, the Catholic University of Leuven awarded Briano Eno with an honorary degree. The occasion for this was to honour the music of a person who isn’t just the cofounder of Roxy Music, worked with David Bowie on the ‘Berlin trilogy’, is a genial producer, but who is also the author of a series of decisive solo albums. The

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  • 04.05.13 : “Before and After Ambient – Homage to Brain One”

    01/05/2013

    Past February, the Catholic University of Leuven awarded Briano Eno with an honorary degree. The occasion for this was to honour the music of a person who isn’t just the cofounder of Roxy Music, worked with David Bowie on the ‘Berlin trilogy’, is a genial producer, but who is also the author of a series of decisive solo albums. The

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  • New CD 48 Cameras + Scanner dans le cadre de M4m

    30/04/2013

    In the framework of the European project M4m (m for mobility), Transcultures is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the CD We would bring you silk in May (Interzone) which is the outcome of a new collaboration which began several months ago between London electronic musician Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner and 48 Cameras,  an internationalist combo featuring talented musicians

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  • 20.04.2013 > Lecture by Armando Menicacci > Mons > 12h30

    18/04/2013

    Around the relation between contemporary dance forms and new stage/interactive devices Mons > Faculté d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme/UMons > 12:30 This lecture (in French only) by Armando Menicacci (musicologist, dance researcher, teacher at the Media Art school of Châlon sur Saone, co-founder of D flesh and media artist) on the relationship between interactive devices, contemporary dance and sound arts, part of the ‘augmented/digital territories‘

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  • 20.04.2013 > Le Placard > Liège > 19:30

    18/04/2013

    Ordinaire also participates on the 20th of April to the nomadic and intimate festival Le Placard with among other experimental musicians Yannick Franck, Phil Maggi, Alex Valz, Sébastien Biset… Free entrance Rue de l’Official 1, Liège Le Placard

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  • 19.04.2013 – Ordinaire > Ateliers d’art et d’essais “L’an vert” > Liège

    18/04/2013

    Under the pseudonym (Grand) Ordinary, Eric Therer creates in collaboration with Stephan Ink (low-laptop), creates experimental poetic sound art works. The approach chosen by this particular Liege duet is to collect images and sounds in our everyday immediate environment that have the characteristics of the valuable-unavoidable icons. The dance clubs along national roads, chip shops, the administrative burden … many

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  • Transcultures @ M4m Forum in Prague @Ponec – 14 > 16.04.2013 – Performances > 16.04.2013 – 21.00

    13/04/2013

    M4m (M for mobility) – is an European project initiated by the European Pépinières for young artists (co-organised by Tanec Praha/Czech Republic, Workshop Foundation/Hongria, Serde/Latvia, Pépinières européenes pour jeunes artistes/France, Déjà Donné/Italia, Transcultures/Belgium) whose objective is to contribute to the mobility of young interdisciplinary artists and professionals of culture. The M4m Forum in Prague organized by Tanec Praha (leader of

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  • t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e 2003 > 2013 : 10 years… Exhibition “dés-orienté(s)” @ L’ISELP

    12/04/2013

    t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e. retrospective exhibition 2003-2013 @ l’iselp – Brussels Since “Insert Coin”, the first site spectific performance-installation successfully presented at Festival Les Transnumériques in Brussels in 2006, Transcultures has accompanied t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e. collective’s productions and helped distribute their art works at Folies Maubeuge, Nuit Blanche in Paris and of other events dedicated to the digital or performing arts. Being in a special relationship with urban space, body,

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  • 15 > 19.04.2013 > Digital & sound art workshop for art students > Mons > Machine à Eau > 9:00 – 18:00

    12/04/2013

    Transcultures in partnership with Arts², School of Visual Arts of Mons organizes throughout the year lectures and also workshops to support art students and young talents of Wallonia-Brussels working on digital and sound art projects. This first workshop is open to all students who wish to create a sound installation (interactive, digital art work…) and is supervised by Stéphane Kozik, musician and sound

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  • Nout variation & Time unversed (a spectral recollection) > L. Bruttin, J. Sirjacq & E. Bonhomme – 5 april 13

    01/04/2013

    NOUT VARIATION & TIME UNVERSED – video, live music and reading by Laurent Bruttin Julien Sirjacq and Etienne Bonhomme Friday 05 april – 5p.m > 8pm @ Galerie Mario Mazzoli – Berlin “Nout” is a video with sound originated by a slide-show based on pictures taken by a strange character called Boris de Vinogradov. This man was a conductor who in the

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  • Impala Utopia – Residency M4m – Transcultures – April 2013 – Mons

    01/04/2013

    The Impala Utopia group is composed of 4 young French artists/sound and multimedia designers, welcomed in residence by Transcultures within the framework of the European project M4m (M for mobility), supported by the Culture Programme 2007-2013 of the European Commission. The main objective of their residency is to work on a new version of their mobile device Bumpers (triporteur with

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  • Supernova live – Les Transatlantiques > Québec > Mois de la Poésie – 19 – 21 & 23.03

    18/03/2013

    Result of an exchange initiated by Rhizome Productions (Quebec) and Transcultures (Mons), Les Transatlantiques invite adventurous author-performers (Hervé Bouchard, Jean-Marc Desgent, Sebastian Dicenaire, Werner Moron) and musicians (Martin Tétreault, Érick of Orion Keyaerts Gauthier, Stephan Ink) from Quebec and the Federation Wallonia-Brussels to create together 4 audio poetic performances. The first phase will be presented on 21 and 23 March at Festival Le

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  • 20.03.2013 – eVanescens – Laura Colmenares Guerra + Todor Todoroff – Brigittines – Brussels – 20h00

    18/03/2013

    This interactive audiovisual performance which was first presented at the Digital Music Days (JIM) in Mons in collaboration with festival Les Transnumériques in 2012, is a journey through different states, moving the border between the real and dream worlds. The musician-composer Todor Todoroff and videographer Laura Colmenares Guerra explore hybrid territories. With Belgian cellist Sigrid Vandenbogaerde, they perform live mixing acoustic, electroacoustic and video. evanescens

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  • 03.2013 Ars Musica – Installations City Sonic @ Marelle Bruxelles > Maison de la Création > 16:00 & 20:00

    15/03/2013

    The international festival of contemporary music Ars Musica invites Transcultures to present 3 City Sonic installations : Arnaud Eeckhout + Sébastien Herickx (Pingsong), Baudouin Oosterlinck (Instruments of listening), Nicolas d’Alessandro Aura Pon + Johnty Wang (Chorus / Quod / Fundit). This original nomadic event called Marelle also features30 short music pieces (by Luciano Berio, Jonathan Harvey, Ligeti, John Cage, Fausto Romitelli, Thierry De Mey,

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  • Lectures and workshops – european project M4m – “De la Culture aux Industries Créatives” – 14 et 15 mars 2013

    05/03/2013

    Invitation to participate to the M4m workshop@Transcultures-Mons From culture to creative industries: which mutations for the artistic production? 14+15 March 2013 Join the Facebook Event    Download the brochure We would be happy to welcome you on Thursday, March 14 – 10.30am at Mundaneum, 76 rue de Nimy – Mons (see detailed schedule below) and on Friday, March 15 – 9.30am

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  • April > June 13 – Sonia Paço-Rocchia – Résidence Transcultures – Mons

    25/02/2013

    Within the framework of MAP project initiated byEuropean Pépinières for young artists (coordonnated by Transcultures for the Federation Wallonia-Brussels),Sonia Paço-Rocchia (Québec) will produce a sound installation in the garden on the Site of the renewed slaughterhouse in Mons. ‘Helix’ has two parts: the first is an interactive sound installation and the second is a performance. After Sans Escalier, a piece for solo

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  • 20.02.2013 Sonic Kids Guillaume Codutti – Bricophorythme

    14/02/2013

    Mons > Auditorium Abel Dubois > 14:30-17:00 Bricophorythme is about creating musical instruments with found, used, daily and recycled objects. Entrance : 4€ Esplanade Anne-Charlotte de Lorraine, 7000 Mons Reservation : tickets@lemanege-mons.be or 065 39 59 39 In the framework of Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s) transborder platform for innovative music supported by le fonds européen FEDER-Interreg IV France-Wallonie-Vlanderen.

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  • 07.02.2013 – Lecture L’art des systèmes – Cycle Émergences sonores et numériques

    11/02/2013

    MONS > ÉCOLE D’ARTS VISUELS ARTS² > 12:30 In the framework of the cycle Émergences sonores et numériques   2 lectures by Brussels urbanism and digital art group Lab, The 1st at the Architecture and Urbanism Department of the University of Mons will question the permeability between the digital media and architecture. For the 2nd lecture at the Visual Arts School

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