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

    November 3, 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)

    November 3, 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

    November 3, 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

    October 25, 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

    October 8, 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

    September 16, 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

    August 9, 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

    July 6, 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

    July 3, 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

    July 1, 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

    June 15, 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

    June 13, 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

    June 13, 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

    June 3, 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

    May 29, 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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