Pixelache Festival 2007

Nordic VJ Meeting

29 March — 1 April 2007, Helsinki, Finland

The aching Pixels are back!

Pixelache Nordic VJ meeting: The Nordic/Baltic VJ scene is gathering in Helsinki and showing their skills in club events (organised in collaboration with Basso and ALAS), audiovisual jamming sessions as well as covert guerrilla actions around the city. The invited 30+ VJ acts are coming from all corners of Nordic/Baltic region: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Architectures for Participation seminar: ‘Designing the Weapons of Mass Creativity’. Presentations from a wide range of artists, researchers, curators, organisers, entrepreneurs, hackers and activists about strategies for self-organisation and alternative approaches to Web 2.0 buzz.

Pixelache Lounge exhibition: Placard #10 headphone festival, Parasite & Living Letters by Gunnar Green (GER), Sound Interactives installation by UVA (UK) and Transit Radio Lounge project by Jodi Rose (Australia) are presented in the lobby of Kiasma during the festival time.

Neoscenes workshop: In the ubiquity of networked media spaces where we distribute our wireless lives, what happens to our creative processes? ‘Remote Presense: Streaming Life’ is a workshop by nomadic network builder John Hopkins.

Also in the program: Prix Möbius Nordica competition, audiovisual performances (HexstaticLia + @c, Värähtelyä!), trip to Digitally Yours exhibition in Turku, generative art and design, do-it-yourself art + tech and much more….