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Welcoming words from Sophea Lerner, the Pixelache Radio project lead: "We are happy to host Pixelache Festival Radio on {openradio} 6-13 June. Pixelache is an artist run organisation that presents Pixelache Helsinki Festival, a long running celebration of...
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It has taken a few days for the Pixelache Festival producton office to come to terms with the statement below by Užupis Ambassador H.E. Max Haarich, that they have come so far, and decided to stay. In Hyrsylä, 1hr from Helsinki. As co-director, I (Andrew...
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Pixelache Festival
Press release: https://burn.pixelache.ac/press Soon 20-year-old Pixelache Helsinki, a transdisciplinary platform for emerging art, design, research and activism, explores this summer collapse from psychological, social and environmental perspective as well...
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Pixelache Festival
Unfortunately it is necessary to postpone Mandarina Collective's The Rain Theatre on Sunday 6th June due to Coronavirus space restrictions. However, do keep up with Pixelache & Mandarina Collective's social media channels to learn about when after the...
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Open calls / Pixelache Festival
Burn_Slow unites experienced and young sound artists and art students from 6 Nordic and Baltic countries to create a Sound and Radio Art programme exploring mental ecology and the therapeutic aspects of sound making in times of social seclusion. Online...
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In Autumn 2020, following half a year of the Coronavirus Pandemic, it started to become clear that it was necessary to develop a forked path in Pixelache Festival planning for June 2021: Radio! One of the oldest media forms at physical distance from each...
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Pixelache Helsinki announced an Open Call titled #Burn____ in Spring 2020. Andrew Gryf Paterson, festival’s co-director, opened up the theme with his ‘Letter fae the Other Side’. We are now writing hopefully from the destination on the other side of the...
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Pixelache Festival
I’ve learnt to work with and within insecurity. It might even be that many times I have actively chosen the lack of certainty. Rather than a disruption, not-knowing the outcome has been a method in my life and work. In early 2020 Andrew Gryf Paterson...
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How to plan a festival based on open calls? Our Pixelache Helsinki 2021 Festival #Burn____ Open Call for Audio was announced the day after Winter Solstice, looking towards the festival planned for 6.-13. June 2021, a few weeks before mid-summer. I write to...
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Pixelache welcomes submissions to the Second Open Call for its 2021 Festival in Helsinki, 6-13th June, with a focus explicitly on audio-based contributions for the planned festival RADIO -stream. This audio programme will be presented locally as a public...
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Open calls / Pixelache Festival
How to respond to submissions to an open call? Our Pixelache Helsinki 2021 Festival 1st Open Call was one of the concerns during Spring and early Summer 2020 for Pixelache production office. A few months earlier in April, as part of that production office,...
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Pixelache Festival
The ambition was to try and write an open open call for a transdisciplinary arts festival. One where the theme is laid out on the table, thrown into the air, catching the breeze of joy and discontent. Dropped in an ocean, opened at any page in a book. There...
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