ELEKTRA FESTIVAL 2018

Live performances

By ELEKTRA

The 19th edition of the International Digital Art Festival - Montreal. Theme: AUTOMATA - Sing The Body Electric

END(O), Alex Augier & Alba G. Corral, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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END(O), Alex Augier & Alba G. Corral, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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END(O) is an original and immersive piece specifically created for the Satosphere. It merges the aesthetics and technical researches of musician Alex Augier and visual artist Alba G.

Corral into a transversal and coherent artistic proposition, focusing on what turns out to be an original and hypermedia-specific pathway.

Trajectories (2018) by Chikashi MayamaELEKTRA

In the performance, the performer wears Qgo, a pair of sensor gloves that detect the absolute direction and the angle of the hands. 

The host computer analyzes the data from the gloves in real-time and maps them to various parameters of the audiovisual synthesizers, developed exclusively for this performance.   

UNCAN VLLEY (UNCANNY VALLEY), FREEKA TET, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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UNCAN VLLEY (UNCANNY VALLEY), FREEKA TET, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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UNCAN VLLEY is a satirical live presented as a musical & visual multifaceted project focused on finding an instinctive and radical audio language generated by the intermediary of sensors, DIY Softwares, GameEngines, Face-tracking and Internet browsing/borrowing.   

L'objet de l'Internet (2017) by Projet EVAELEKTRA

The Object of Internet is an installation evoking the idea of a mausoleum for the End of the web, visitors are projected into a dystopic future where, on social networks, they remain in the form of a vestige where traces of their selfies are artificially animated.

πTON, Cod.Act, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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πTON, Cod.Act, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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πTON (2018) by Cod.ActELEKTRA

πTON (2018) by Cod.ActELEKTRA

Tattoo Hacking (2018) by NSDOSELEKTRA

Tattoo Hacking questions the relationship between the tattoo artist’s gestures, technology and body. By connecting the needle to his machines and software, while using an old tattoo technique called Stick and Poke, NSDOS begins a dialogue, a musical story, between his body and his tools.

Tattoo Hacking (2018) by NSDOSELEKTRA

The Présence, La compagnie générale des André Girard Inc, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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The Présence, La compagnie générale des André Girard Inc, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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The Présence, La compagnie générale des André Girard Inc, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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The Présence project by the Compagnie générale des André Girard Inc. offers to the public a playful and immersive experience by giving them, inter alia, access to exhibitions through remotely guided robots or to partake in cultural events without being there per se.

V.DREAM (2018) by Li AlinELEKTRA

V.DREAM is a Virtual Reality installation using the technological potential of sound and visual immersion of VR to induce the natural phenomenon of lucid dreaming (a dream where we are conscious that we dream).

The goal of Trajectories is to realize an interactive relationship between human body movements and generative audiovisuals in an immersive space, the SATosphere.

Some Songs, Anne-James Chaton, 2018, From the collection of: ELEKTRA
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Credits: Story

Photos - Video: Christian Pomerleau GRIDSPACE
Motion Design: Studio Baillat

Artistic Director - ELEKTRA: Alain Thibault
Partners:Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
Ministère de la culture et des communications du Québec
Ministère des relations internationales et de la francophonie du Québec
Canada Council for the Arts
Canadian Heritage
Conseil des arts de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Filaction - Fonds de développement
Arsenal Contemporary Art
SAT - Society for Art and Technology
ZKM - Center for Art and Media - Karlsruhe (Guest Curator: Peter Weibel)
Goethe Institute
Consulat de France à Montréal
Pro Helvetia
Ministry of Sports, Culture and Tourism - South Korea
Korea Arts Management Service
Independant Curator: DooEun Choi

Credits: All media
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