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  • 21.02.2014 – Jean-Paul Dessy + Jarek Frankowski “Cellectro” (piece for electronic & cello)

    18/02/2014

    BRAINE-L’ALLEUD > ACADÉMIE DE MUSIQUE > 20:00 Originally this project (created at Sonic Lab # 2 – Festival City Sonic 2013) is inspired by the Polish atmosphere proposed by Jarek Frankowski and a unique encounter between classical and contemporary universes. Jean-Paul Dessy (cello- Musiques Nouvelles) enters the world of electroacoustic created by Jarek Frankowski (composer and sound engineer born in Poland),

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  • 20-02 > 03-05-2014 – Résonances – Les Arts Sonores en Brabant Wallon

    16/02/2014

    BRAINE-L’ALLEUD > ÉCOLE DES ARTS > 20-02 >> 18:30 OPENING + DJ SET RAFAEL MUNOZ GOMEZ Curated by Philippe Franck (director of City Sonic & Transcultures), the Art School of Braine l’Alleud presents an exhibition exploring the relationship between sound and contemporary arts. On two floors, one can find installations by young Belgian international & artists Arnaud Eeckhout, Mauro Vitturini, Rodolphe

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  • Call : TransAwards Art(s) & Network(s) 2014 + spamm.be

    15/02/2014

    Transcultures, Digital and Sound Arts Centre present, with the support of Mons 2015, an introduction to the Net Art in 3 days dedicated to the various Net Art forms. On this special occasion, Transcultures launch a call for proposals for its 2014 TransAwards…

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  • Call for contribution – City Lights (Digital Video Windows) – VIA 2014 festival – deadline : 08-03

    13/02/2014

    City Lights (Digital Video Windows), is an evolutive and opened to citizen participation project. Initiated by thenumediart 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

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  • 12.02.2014 – Lecture François Zajega Touchless Interfaces from 2D to 3D – Mons

    06/02/2014

     MONS > FACULTÉ D’ARCHITECTURE ET D’URBANISME > 12:30 This lecture (in the framework the series of lectures and workshops ‘Augmented Digital Territories’ launched by Transcultures in partnership with the Dept of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Mons) traces the different image analysis systems which have been implemented in interactive installations for a wide audience (that is to say a

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  • 06.02.14 – Introduction to sound art (sound-espace-movement) – Lectures Philippe Franck + Todor Todoroff – Brussels

    06/02/2014

    How does sound art play with the urban space, both as a living vibrating organism and a source of pollution source  to transform it? From historical examples (Max Neuhaus, Bill Fontana, Christina Kubisch, …) but also many contemporary pieces with different site specific approaches (including productions of the soundart festival City Sonic), Philippe Franck will discuss some issues related to audio architectures,soundscapes to latest geolocative developments.(in French only) Todor Todoroff, electronic music composer, teacher and engineer / researcher will then talk about his experience as a

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  • 05.02.2014 – Résonances autres, une introduction au arts sonores, d’hier à aujourd’hui – Lecture Philippe Franck – Braine l’Alleud

    03/02/2014

    What are the roots of the sound art that cross disciplines? What are the main features of these forms and adventurous sound practices? How does site specific audio creation dialogue  with the urban space? How does it develop? What are the possibilities and these pitfalls? These are some questions and issues that Philippe Franck bring light to stimulate critical thinking and discussion. After an introduction to the genesis of the  sound art through the avant-gardes of the twentieth century and some great pioneering figures practices, Philippe Franck will also discuss his experience and approach of curator/ founder

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  • 01.02.13 – Musiques Nouvelles Andy Warhol’s night (Factory happening 1964-2014) – Brussels

    29/01/2014

    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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  • 24.01.2014 – Live Supernova (+ Oscar Martin, Constanza Piña) @ DATABAZ Angoulême

    20/01/2014

    ANGOULÊME > DATABAZ > 20:30 Founded in 2012 by Philippe Franck (aka Paradise Now – singing / playing guitar, other) and Gauthier Keyaerts (aka The Aktivist, Very Mashta – electronics, miscellaneous), Supernova (Brussels) explores electro-organic open territories, mixing songs, instrumental pieces and poetry fragments in an intimate atmosphere. Also invited to this event devoted to other sounds, by Philippe Boisnard and

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  • 25.01.2014 – Transcultures, experiences and approaches – Lecture by Philippe Franck – Angoulême

    20/01/2014

    ANGOULÊME > FASTERI At the invitation of Philippe Boisnard (digital artist, teacher), Philippe Franck will present the different sound art/digital arts/festivals activities and interdisciplinary approaches of Transcultures + discussion with the students of FASTERI (Angoulême Supervision of Technology, Relief and Interactivity Training) Pôle image Magelis Morning fasteri.org

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  • 25.01.2014 – Sonic workshop Margarida Guia : les champs de la voix

    20/01/2014

    LE CARROSSE > SAINT-SYMPHORIEN For the second year, Margarida Guia, Portuguese sound artist, comedian and poet, will lead a serie of workshops (starting in January) with the residents of Le Carrosse (centre for disabled persons near Mons). For these workshops sound poetry, the artist accompanies a group of adults with various disabilities. From the vocal work, these workshops (until this

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  • 13 > 17.01.14 Sonic translations (Atelier vertical) – Brussels

    11/01/2014

    This workshop called “sonic translations” organised by Balthasar Nathalie and Philippe Franck within the “vertical week” workshops at the School of Art Saint-Luc (Brussels) offers a series of lectures (by Philippe Franck/City Sonic introducing to the history of sound art and Sébastien Biset/Archipel on sound and situation) and practical initiations (by sound artists Arnaud Eeckhout, Stéphane Kozik, Sébastien Biset) introducing

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  • 16.01.2014 – Lecture Philippe Franck Sonic City, la cité espace d’interventions sonores

    11/01/2014

    How does sound art play with the urban space, both as a living vibrating organism and a source of pollution source to transform it? From historical examples (Max Neuhaus, Bill Fontana, Christina Kubisch, …) but also many contemporary pieces with different site specific approaches (including productions of the sound art festival City Sonic), Philippe Franck will discuss some issues related

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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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