[spectre] Participate at Futuresonic 2007
drew at FUTURESONIC.COM
Fri May 4 16:05:50 CEST 2007
Be a part of the festival... get your hands dirty in participatory
events, get skilled up at expert sessions, show your stuff alongside
international and local artists, get involved in building another world.
Participatory projects at Futuresonic 2007 :
SATURDAY KRO LAB
DJ by swinging tiny computers in tennis balls and socks around your
body; discover where gaming meets mobile social software; take a
gallery tour of Manchester's main shopping arcade; hack wireless CCTV
while talking a stroll through the streets of Manchester, and fly
kites equipped with CCTV cameras.
BARRY MILES / FAUST / WOLFGANG FLUR (KRAFTWERK) - ARTIST TALKS
A rare chance to meet up close and enter into conversation with some
of the key figures from the last 40 years of popular music culture.
USE YOUR IMAGINATION
A major one-day event: meet the makers of the mobile phone ads that
feature flexible city scapes and collapsing buildings; discover where
art meets social technologies; get involved in writing the future of
the next few hundred years; come find your new collaborative partner.
A cross section of speakers launch a wide-ranging project on the
sustainability of future arts and technologies. Introducing a
masterplan to take eco-clubbing to the world, including an
electricity-generating dancefloor; plans to provide mobile phones
with new "super-senses" so that you and I can join together to
monitor environmental change; and investigate the question "how green
is the internet".
There is today a grass roots open source movement that is sweeping
across Brazil like wild fire and captivating the world's imagination.
Join the leading figures from Brazil in discussions and presentations
and help to establish a local group based on the Brazilian model.
Manchester's first Dorkbot, an informal gathering and Show 'n' Tell
for artists, musicians, video makers, inventors, hackers,
engineers ... anyone doing strange things with electricity
Social Technologies Summit :
A part of FUTURESONIC 2007
10-12 May, Manchester
Features a sensational line-up of over 300 inspirational artists from
around the world at more than 30 major events, crammed into 3 days of
sounds, sights and delights.
Download Advance Brochure (9.5mb)
FUTURESONIC 2007 TICKET INFO
Weekender Wristband £30
(Access to over 30 events)
Delegate Pass £45 / £10 Students
(Includes Social Technologies Summit)
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