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  • 08 + 09.01.2014 Musiques Nouvelles Andy Warhol’s night (Factory happening 1964-2014)

    03/01/2014

    Andy Warhol has definitely marked a “pop” culture with multiplied icons and fascinating superstars. In 1963, he launched the Factory in Manhattan, a factory to create images that attracts talent, poets, musicians and distinguished visitors from around the world. From this rich heritage essential to our contemporary life and in the framework of the Warhol’s exhibition “Life, Death and Beauty”

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  • 17.12.13 > 04.01.14 – Gauthier Keyaerts : Fragments 43/44

    07/12/2013

    Fragments # 43-44 is based on both technology (IT mediation, various digital interfaces, …) and on instinct, on improvisation. When the user activates this interactive AV device, it can trigger and transform collections of sounds, as well as take the controls of different visual worlds, all moving in space, or using precise movements. This device (in collaboration with François Zajéga,

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  • 19.12.13 – Aymeric Hainaux aka Émotional + Ordinaire

    07/12/2013

    Aymeric Hainaux (French nomadic artist, designer, beatboxer and performer aka Dent-de-Lion)uses its human beatbox with two microphones, an echo pedal and a cassette player. His rule # 1 is “No loop, live action only”. Everything is designed in-house, under the eyes of the public. Emotional is the new alias and new Aymeric Hainaux’s new project. A raw, physical, poetic, low-tech and

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  • 18.12.2013 – Park in Progress Workshop – Montreuil

    07/12/2013

    A dozen of european artists from the program Park in progress meet young artists from La Plaine Saint-Denis, particularly related to urban artistic fields and the Hip-hop culture. Claudio Stellato along with Stéphane Broc carry on the project initiated on the previous Park in progress editions of Pannonhalma (Hungary) and Nottingham (UK) and share their approaches with young dancers from

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  • December 2013 – Simon Dumas + Philippe Franck : Chœurs poétiques – Quebec

    07/12/2013

    As an extension of our recent collaboration Les Transatlantiques (photo of the participants after the performance the Sonic Garden Party at the recent festival City Sonic Mons ), Simon Dumas, artistic director of Rhizome Productions ( Quebec) and poet, and Philippe Franck, artistic director of Transcultures (Mons) and sound designer are working on a multi-video projection 360 degrees device with a

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  • Decembe 2013 – Stéphane Kozik + Arnaud Eeckhout – Mons

    07/12/2013

    These two artists combining audio and digital practices are welcomed to the Fridge (Site of former slaughterhouse) for a new step in their performance ‘Digital Breakfast’ transforming objects of our daily breakfast in unusual musical instruments http://stephanekozik.be/index.php/live/digital-breakfast

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  • 04.12.2013 – Pascale Barret : Tchiki Boum (Workshop Sonic Kids)

    01/12/2013

    DJ’s for one day, in a cabaret spirit given par Pascale Barret (performer, media artist, glamour DJ aka Frau Picha), children will be the players of a colourful party. Masks, colored stickers, sequins, feathers, turntables, microphones … let the party begin! In the framework of Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s), platform for innovative music supported by FEDER-Interreg IV France-Wallonie-Vanderen Free entrance Info

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  • 19.11.13 – Damien Caille-Perret : Actéon (opera) – Le Phénix – in the framework of ESH

    13/11/2013

    This lyrical show with a spectacular set is inspired by Ovide’metamorphoses (with music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier and Jean-Baptise Lully) is a good way to (re)discover a masterpiece of the Greek-Roman history. 19-11-13 – 20.00 Price : 9€ instead of 32€ – billetterie@lephenix.fr In the framework of Espace(s) Son(s) Hainaut(s)  the transborder platform for innovative musicsupported by le fonds européen FEDER-Interreg IV France-Wallonie-Vlanderen Le

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  • 06>09.11 Isa Belle + Paradise Now : Massages sonores

    03/11/2013

    In early November, Isa Belle + Paradise Now are invited in Valenciennes by Le Phénix (in association with various events in the framework with Europalia India) and also by the city of Saint-Sebastien-Sur-Loire (in the framework of Festival Allez au lit !) to propose sound massages introducing to the organic body-sound relationship. One can discover the benefits and physical properties of sound and

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  • 06 & 07-11-13 – Workshop & show Kapila Venu – Valencienne (in the framework of ESH project)

    03/11/2013

    Workshop Kapila Venu An initiation to Kuttiyattam, traditional theatre from South India by the great actress Kapila Venu. 06-11-13 – 19.00 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-Vlandere  Le Phénix – Boulevard Harpignies, Valenciennes Show Kapila Venu  A gestual theatre in the tradition of Kuttiyattam by Kapila Venu revisiting Indian legends with a spiritual

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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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