17-19 May 2019
Central venues, Sheffield UK - DINA, Site, Sidney+Matilda, Winter Garden, Pinball Park
is a festival of algorithmic and mechanical arts. Taking place over one
weekend in May, the packed programme explores the creative potential
of both code and machines.
The theme for the festival's third edition is interlace – taking a
look at unlikely and unusual inter-weavings of different art practices.
As well as the usual algorithmic rave, there'll be handmade dancing robots making braids on a maypole,
make-your-own-mechanical-techno, algorithmic Siberian trance,
interactive textiles, invented mystical instruments, live pop music made
from code, and much more.
Algo/Mesh club night with Algorave + Friends [17 May, 8pm-2am]
An algorithmic rave, Sheffield style. Algorave and friends come together in a packed line-up of top-notch "live coders", with one room for algorithmic dance floor bangers and another for chill-out experiments. Featuring Leafcutter John, ALGOBABEZ, CCAI, Graham Dunning, Deerful, TYPE, UDAGAN, Linux Lewis and loads more..
[18 May, 7pm-9pm]
A contemplative concert of handmade, mechanical music. Thereminist and inventor Sarah Angliss
will create dreamlike music, featuring folk-horror robotics, theremin,
percussion, electronics and the rare Latvian clavisimbalum. Ryoko Akama will perform a live sound work with small, fragile machines. Simon Blackmore will collaborate with two drummers to explore rhythm as a form of code.
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