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  • the best VJ Software biguel

    Thursday, 7th October 2010 07:21am


    i am new to this and wanted to hear from you what is the best VJ Software if you use pc.

  • VjTube community is growin'! VjtubeStaff

    Thursday, 5th March 2009 05:53am

    We wanna say THANKS to everybody help us growing the community day by day, sharing stuffs or just participating.

    As you can see, this blog is shared, too: you can use it for promoting events, gig reporting, job offers and everybody could be interesting for the community.
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  • Facade projections at Genius Loci Weimar Festival VjtubeStaff

    Sunday, 31st August 2014 11:02am

    Over 15,000 enthusiastic festival-goers were captivated by three days of facade projection shows in Weimar.

    The facade projection festival Genius Loci Weimar – now in its third successful year – closed with final performances on Sunday evening. Throughout the weekend (Friday - Sunday), artists presented spectacular facade shows – this year featuring the Anna Amalia Library, the German National Theatre Weimar and the historic city square at Herderplatz. From 9.30 pm until midnight, audiences could experience live these elaborate and unique productions. Despite the poor weather, some 15,000 visitors enjoyed the festival shows.

    Festival director Hendrik Wendler summed up the weekend’s events: ‘We are delighted to see that Genius Loci Weimar has once again really resonated with audiences. To see the festival shows live is a unique experience and we are proud that we could present these artists and their productions in Weimar. Our new features – the Genius Loci Lab and the mobile projections of short films – also went down well, adding an extra buzz to the festival atmosphere.’

    For audiences at the German National Theatre, the show was above all a sound experience. For their projection ‘Klang3’, Dresden-based artists and Soundselektor recorded sounds produced by the building itself. Using hands, bows and drumsticks, they ‘played’ columns, windows and doors like musical instruments. This sound composition was visually paired with abstract animated elements taken from theatre architecture.

    On the city’s Herderplatz, Xenorama presented their work ‘Moya Façade’. This projection show incorporated the bust of Ohm Kruger, leader of the Boers in South Africa, set in the one facade, and, facing him, the statue of the Enlightenment theologian Johann Gottfried Herder in front of the church bearing his name. Highlighting different aspects of the contrasting philosophical worlds of these two figures, the artists projected vibrantly coloured African patterns and symbols onto the building facade and a shadow play onto the church. As part of the show, a silhouette of Herder’s statue disappeared from the church facade only to reappear moments later on the building with Kruger’s bust.

    Similarly, the Italian artists mammasONica delighted audiences with their facade performance at the Duchess Anna Amalia Library, playing with images of fire – as a destructive force and also anima – and charred embers as lockets of time and memory. This was particularly apt, given this year’s tenth anniversary of the fire which heavily damaged the library. Focusing on the Genius Loci – the spirit of the location – the projection ‘Limen’ did more than simply dwell on that fateful event. It was innovative, too, with its diverse illustrative style, featuring stop motion techniques using clay figures, silhouettes and shadow play.

    A first this year was the Genius Loci Lab. Here, at the former Künstlerhaus (once an arts complex) behind the Bauhaus Museum, eight teams of young videomapping artists from Germany, Mexico and Argentina experimented with the possibilities of facade projection and held a workshop to examine and question more traditional forms of the genre. Leander Leinenbach, organiser of the Lab and student at the Bauhaus University Weimar, explained the idea behind the project: ‘During the preparation phase we worked together to develop an installation that builds on the existing architecture of the ruins. In this way, viewers can experience the reflection of the location also by day. We also chose to incorporate elements of stage productions, using a dance performance to establish interactivity and smoke and lighting effects to draw in the entire venue and not just one building.’ Working with a stage that was open on all sides allowed visitors to see how projections are made. All the shows were produced live and on location. In developing the projections in only four days, cooperation and dialogue between teams was needed. According to the organiser, ‘the friendly and informal atmosphere that developed amongst the teams shows that we achieved our goal and that everyone will be taking home with them new friendships, knowledge and skills’.

    The film walk hosted by A Wall is a Screen on Friday and Saturday evenings also proved popular. Having gathered in the courtyard of the university library, short film aficionados were taken on a city walk by the artists, from one facade to the next – each an unconventional film screen. To increase suspense, films and locations were not revealed in advance. Fans reacted enthusiastically to the many different films – from humorous to thought-provoking. A Wall is a Screen summed up their festival experience: ‘The Genius Loci Weimar Festival was a great opportunity for us to discover, together with our audiences, the spirit of everyday locations in Weimar. With our selection of short films and walls we sure opened up some new angles on the city. We really loved the responses of the audiences and both performances were lots of fun.’

    Rounding off Friday’s opening events, Gaswerk Weimar hosted the festival’s club night. Visual treats included an installation with violet-coloured laser light (Sebastian Wolf), inside the club, a perspex construction involving table tennis balls (SYç) and an exterior projection by Lotus Lumina. Club sounds were provided by Technotürken (Berghain, Berlin), Deer (Giegling Records), Peter Kirn/Nerk (V-Records Berlin) and Marcel Machedanz (Tanz und Klangkombinat).

    To accompany the installations and events on Friday evening, the festival held its first tweetup. Festival-goers with a Twitter account were invited to meet up to report live on the event. As they visited the projection venues, under the hashtag #glw14, users tweeted videos, photos and messages of no more than 140 characters on the facade projection shows. In turn, these messages were re-tweeted by followers throughout Germany. All the tweets can be found under this hashtag.
  • Accolade Competition 2014 VjtubeStaff

    Wednesday, 12th February 2014 04:01am

    Accolade is an independent, top-tier international film and television awards

    The Accolade invites entries from filmmakers, television producers, videographers
    and new media creators. It is a showcase for cinematic gems and unique voices.

    Awards go to those filmmakers, television producers, videographers and new media
    creators who produce fresh, standout productions.

    Accolade award winners receive recognition and publicity within the industry
    and via media outlets.

    Accolade is a well-known and influential award throughout the world.

    The Accolade has recognized productions from all over the world including Argentina,
    Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China,
    Columbia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France,
    Germany, Greece, Guam, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel,
    Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands,
    New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico,
    Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Sweden,
    Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela
    and Viet Nam.

    High quality, stand-out productions are honored by various awards each year:

    - Best of Show, Awards of Excellence, Awards of Merit
    - Fast Focus Short Film Public Television Award
    - In-kind $1500 production studio opportunity
    - In-kind $10,100 post production opportunity
    - Annual humanitarian award
    - Free $350 statuette for Best of Show winner.

    The Accolade Competition is user friendly.

    More info on:

  • Genius Loci Weimar 2014 VjtubeStaff

    Monday, 3rd February 2014 16:20pm

    Announcing an international competition for facade projection

    Prize money totaling €45,000 will be awarded to the best artistic works

    Now in its third year, the facade projection festival Genius Loci Weimar has again launched an international competition for projection art. Artists from the fields of video mapping, projection, interactive- and visual design as well as architecture are encouraged to apply as of now.

    The festival is seeking concepts for historic facades in the city of Weimar. This year, as before, the event has at its disposal three buildings that are as artistically challenging as they are historically interesting. These are the German National Theatre Weimar

    (DNT), the Duchess Anna Amalia Library and the house at Herderplatz, including the Ohm Krüger bust.

    A specific requirement for the artistic works is the development of an independent visual language that should avoid protracted historical retelling or clichéd motifs of the city of Weimar. In the foreground is the ‘genius loci’ – the spirit of the location – which

    will be rendered visible using the latest techniques of the media art of video mapping.

    Artists intending to participate should submit their work in the format of a 30-second clip by 15 April 2014. The three best and most popular works will be chosen by public voting on the website and in an exhibition in Weimar, as well as by expert jury. The winners will receive prize money totaling €45,000
    for the implementation of their projects.

    The finished facade projections will be presented in a live show during the festival, which will take place from 15 to 17 August 2014.

    The competition rules as well as detailed information on the facades are available on the website


    About the festival

    Genius Loci Weimar is an annual festival for site-specific audiovisual art and above all (interactive) projections for facades, spaces and buildings. The festival combines the historical spirit of Weimar and the contemporary technology of video mapping, a projection technique that incorporates the projection surface
    in the image design, giving an extra dimension to unmoving objects and creating the effect of optical illusions.

    Genius Loci Weimar – an international competition as well as exhibition and symposium – provides a thorough overview of current video mapping productions from around the world. All culture enthusiasts are invited to the award-winning projection shows as well as to the Genius Loci Club. Today, the
    festival is considered a meeting point for the international video mapping scene as well as a professional audience from the areas of architecture, media art, design, performing arts and visual arts. In 2013 the festival was attended by over 12,000 people.

    Genius Loci Weimar takes place as part of Weimar Summers and in cooperation with the festival organizers MXperience gUG, the Foundation of Weimar Classics, the Department of Media Architecture at the Bauhaus University Weimar, and the Gaswerk

    Weimar project- and design workshop. The festival is also supported by the Thuringian Ministry of Economy, Labour and Technology, the Cultural Foundation of the State of Thuringia, the City of Weimar, the Best Western Premier Grand Hotel Russischer Hof, Barco GmbH, and by AED Rent GmbH. Media partners this year are De:Bug magazine,

    ByteFM and Whisper.

    For queries, please contact:

    Friederike Schmidt

    +49 (0)361 - 212 75 75

  • MIRA Lab 2013 VjtubeStaff

    Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 05:35am

    MIRA Lab reunites for three days technology and live visual artists and collectives

    9 workshops, 3 conferences, 3 debates, 2 Av Shows, screenings, performances and competitions, in the first edition of MIRA LAB, the bet of MIRA 2013 to promote the exchange of knowledge among all those involved in the creative industry and new media.

    During the next November 14th, 15th and 16th, artists, developers and groups specialized in research and training of real-time visual arts, will meet at Centre de Cultura Contemporània of Barcelona (CCCB).

    This is one of the bets of MIRA 2013 to promote the exchange of knowledge among all those involved in the creative industry, an international event that encourages participants to face each other, emphasizing processes and creativity through innovative activities.

    All activities from each day correspond to one different topic:

    - Space and Projection: Thursday, 14th
    - Creative Programmation: Friday, 15th
    - Interactivity: Saturday, 16th

    All focused to learn, show and share the fusion between art and technology.

    MIRA Lab Programme:
    Thursday 14th, Friday 15th and Saturday 16th, MIRA Lab with artists Philippe Chaurand (Millumin software creator),  Yannick Jacquet (artist of AntiVJ), Miguel Espada and Juan Santacruz (Espadaysantacruz), Eloi Maduell (Playmodes), Anna Carreras (ETC inventions), Arturo Castro (OpenFrameworks), Kike Ramirez (vjspain), and Santi Vilanova (Playmodes); collectives: vjspain, SENSE, Telenoika, Dorkbot, Visual Brasil, 9ard; and the AV shows of Electronic Performers and NOBU_LAB, among many others.

    More confirmations coming soon: You can view the programme here:

    AV Shows open to the public
    With the objective of promoting and spreading the different disciplines of visual arts related with experimentation, MIRA Lab programs on Thursday, 14th, in Sala Teatre of CCCB, two shows open to the public:

    Electronic Performers present Trinity, an interactive audiovisual dance project produced by Oscar Sol, Iris Heitzinger and Ramon Prada, that builds a functional dialogue between the elements of movement, sound and visuals.
    NOBU_LAB (Paola Roberti, Manfredi Borseti and Andrea Giomi) present IN-STRUCTURE/MOOGGER FOGGER, a show where music is highly physical and full of textures due to the use of analogic/digital electronic instruments and field recordings, creating in this sense an instrospective and darky experience.

    MIRA 2013
    MIRA Lab is integrated into MIRA, Music & Visual Arts Festival which celebrates its third edition with the aim of involving different areas of the city with one goal: transform Barcelona into the capital of Visual Arts. Research, concerts, exhibitions, installations and visual projects in three days (November 14th,15th and 16th) and three different spaces: CCCB (MIRA Lab), Fabra i Coats (MIRA) and Razzmatazz (MIRA Club).

    Tickets on sale
    There are 3 different types:

    Day tickets for MIRA Lab's activities.
    MIRA LAB PASS for the three days of activities.
    MIRA Festival GENERAL PASS for all activities of MIRA Lab, MIRA FESTIVAL and MIRA CLUB.

    More information on ticket sales:
    More information:

  • Kernel Festival 013: Call for proposals areaodeon

    Friday, 8th February 2013 04:17am

    The Kernel Call /013 is officially open: the objective is to gather proposals form emerging artists and professionals interested in channelling and promoting their work through the third edition of the Festival and through all other event and meeting opportunities that will arise from the Kernel Platform.   The Call, is in fact free and without deadline, and available on the official website The application is open to art projects and performance, as well as proposals for workshops, meetings, conferences and round tables, related to technological and digital experimentation applied to: Electronic Music, Audiovisual Mapping, Interactive & Digital Art, Temporary Architecture   For more information and details   Kernel Festival   Telephone: +39 039. 5964994 Fax: +39 039. 5960863 Email: Website:
  • Kernel Festival 012 areaodeon

    Thursday, 21st June 2012 06:20am

    Reopens, in its second year, the Kernel Festival: event aimed to promote art and the experimental expressive languages related to new technologies.   The appointment is in Desio (MB) from June 29th to July 1st in Villa Tittoni Traversi.   67 artists from 16 different nations, selected in the four areas of the Festival, Electronic Sound & Music, Audiovisual Mapping, Interactive & Digital Art, Temporary Architecture, will become part of the rich program of the Festival.   During the day, the noble rooms and the park will host installations of digital, sound and interactive art, projects of temporary architecture, workshops, meetings and performances.   The evening program will offer different sounds, audiovisual performances, interactive and live shows that will enliven and make us rediscover, in a charming atmosphere created by sound and light, the neoclassical Villa.   Expected, several guests of international fame who will take turns on stage between Dj sets and live.   Friday June 29th: The Analog Session, Jahcoozi, Floating Points + 14 artists. Saturday June 30th: Aquarius Heaven, Spektrum, Mass Prod, Onor Özer + 12 artists. Sunday July 1st: Hate Boss + 2 artists.   The entrance to the Festival is free from 11:00 to 20:00. To follow the evenings performances, from 21:00 to 03:30, you must purchase your ticket. Tickets and info :
  • KERNEL FESTIVAL 012 - OPEN CALL areaodeon

    Wednesday, 22nd February 2012 05:57am

    After the first successful edition, that involved more than 90 artists and professionals from all over the world, the Kernel Festival is back, for the second time in Desio at Villa Tittoni Traversi.
    The event, scheduled from June 29th to July 1st 2012, is intended as a platform of experimentation around the contemporary art languages, particularly focused on digital and technological applied research.

    Festival launches an international open call addressed to young talents under 35, with the intent of giving them exposure alongside established artists during the three-day event. The Call's deadline is April 30th 2012.

    Participation in the competition is free. The artists are encouraged to submit a proposal in one of the four sections of the Festival: Electronic Music, Audiovisual Mapping, Interactive & Digital Art, Temporary Architecture.

    In details, the AUDIOVISUAL MAPPING section is addressed to artists from different fields of research and background, submitting proposals in one of the categories below:
    - LIVE performance (20 minutes max)
    - SHORT FILM: closed audiovisual clips (7 to 10 minutes long)
    - VJING: visual accompaniment to the concerts and DJ sets taking place on the Festival main stage. (about 40 minutes)
    - PUBLIC INTERACTION: performances that involve the public in actions defining the audiovisual solutions in real-time. (about 10 minutes)

    Full text of the Open Call and all attachments related to this section are available on line at
  • concours de videos 2011 - clips ou VJ vjayLT

    Friday, 25th March 2011 08:35am

    CONCOURS DE VISUS inscription avant le 25/03 check le site :
  • VJ TORNA BRASIL 2010 - São Paulo VJZAZ

    Monday, 26th July 2010 06:21am

    VJ TORNA BRASIL 2010 is the first Brazilian VJ tournament happening in São Paulo next August. The competition brings together the best of the national VJ scene and the winner will go to Budapest to represent Brazil in the VJ TORNA INTERNATIONAL next fall. The event will also have workshops taught by the renowned international New Media Artists: Boris Eldestein & Ilan Katin from Modul8, the most popular and flexible software for VJs. They will also be leading a 2 day workshops on: building modules, using sensors for interactivity, using Modul8 for Video Mapping and hardware controllers MIDI, OSC and DMX.

    The VJ TORNA BRASIL 2010´s winner will perform alongside the creators of Modul8 and CINETRIP at the closing ceremony. The event is the product of collaboration between the groups CINETRIP (Budapest) plus VJ Spetto & VJ Zaz (United VJs).
  • Call for Entries VJ Festival (Erlangen - 5.-7.11.2010) stadtkind

    Sunday, 20th June 2010 04:56am

    The FETE crew (Freunde Elektronischer Tanzmusik Erlangen) invites you to the first VJ festival in the metropolitan area Erlangen-Nuremberg from November, 5th to 7th 2010.

    The festival offers two days full of creative exchange and discussions about the latest innovations, current projects and experiences around VJing in general.

    The focus lies on a playful approach to visual art through Live Performances, Installations as well as VJ sets.

    In addition, the FETE crew will create a medial playground, a room full of screens, which will tempt our guests to leave the conventional 4:3 format behind.

    In the evening you will have an exciting program to choose from: We offer AV-sets and DJing as well as an interactive program at the in-house cinema, media installations and a visual lounge.

  • Störung Festival 5.0, 21- 24.04.2010, Barcelona VjtubeStaff

    Monday, 29th March 2010 03:34am


    The fifth annual festival of electronic and experimental music and visual arts organized by the platform Störung
    will start next Wednesday 21st of April offering us, during four days, the performances of outstanding national
    and international artists of the electronic and experimental scene.

    Störung Festival 5.0 features, besides the performances of the invited artists, a cycle of conferences, a perma-
    nent screening of audiovisual works in the exhibition room, and a thematic day on Friday 23rd of April titled
    Hydrophonia, dedicated exclusively to subaquatic sounds.
    With this program the festival wants to offer the audience the chance of getting to know in detail different ten-
    dencies of the electronic music scene, continuing the work that the multidisciplinary platform Störung has been
    doing since 2006.

    Störung's aim, in short, is to promote and support a variety of creative tendencies of the electronic music field,
    providing concerts, radio programs, and records, to enable the audience to hear and enjoy these musical and
    artistic tendencies.

    Störung Festival 5.0: 21st-24th of April, in La Farinera del Clot, Barcelona
    Presentation of the festival: 3rd of March, at 12:30 p.m. in Convent de Sant Agustí, Barcelona
    More information:






  • Promoter vs VJ Anisha

    Wednesday, 17th March 2010 06:09am

    Hello!I wanted to share this video I did with a great site ( Based all in true stories :) for watching!
  • abstractvisuals by jim sullivan abstractvisuals

    Monday, 22nd February 2010 00:42am

    Jim Sullivan has produced a great deal of new visuals recently and these are now available from VJLOOPS.
    Loop footage in PAL & NTSC Quicktime MOV or HD 720p. Or the entire work in sequences on 50 minute DVD's. Thumbnails  
  • Sonic Acts, 25 - 28.02.2010, Amsterdam VjtubeStaff

    Thursday, 18th February 2010 07:24am

    Sonic Acts - The Poetics of Space Spatial explorations in art, science, music and technology 25 – 28 February 2010, Amsterdam

    Deep Spaces - 25 February 2010 The opening event Deep Spaces presents a selection of audiovisual adventures in spaces defined by sound, light, smoke and lasers. Immerse yourself in Thomas Köner’s mesmerizing spatial sound tapestries, while his colleague, Jürgen Reble, takes you on a visual journey through the darker side of h is alchemical chemograms. Haswell & Hecker will perform their radical UPIC Diffusion Session, an infinity of extreme sound and engulfing lasers. And Monolake and Tarik Barri will transport you through their spatial audiovisual universe.

    Expanded Space  - 26 February 2010 The Expanded Space programme revisits the heyday of Expanded Cinema. The magnificent film Color Sound Frames by Paul Sharits is dusted off for the big screen, Bruce McClure will show us a new performance he made with beautiful 16mm recordings of pelicans, from a 1950s nature documentary, and Greg Pope en Gert-Jan Prins will join forces to bring an homage to the 70s solid light film Line Describing A Cone by Anthony McCall.

    Acoustic Spaces  - 27 February 2010 This more than four-hour-long programme is devoted to various approaches to soundscape composition and features works produced by several generations of composers and musicians. From acoustic ecology to extreme field recordings: BJ Nilsen will present his latest thunderstorm recordings, Booming dunes from the Oman deserts by Jacob Kirkegaard, and Gilles Aubry will take us on a sonic journey across european airports.

    Beyond Space - 28 February 2010 An extraordinary programme in a remarkable location: the Beyond Space event in the Artis Planetarium includes the international premiere of a composition by the recently deceased innovative composer Maryanne Amacher, a new audiovisual work by t he Italian multi-talent TeZ; Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand will explore the space with laser and soap bubbles, accompanied by live audio by Francisco López; and the British designer Paul Prudence brings a visual spectacle specially designed for the Planetarium dome.

    • New festival website with complete programme online As of this week the new festival website is online with the complete programme, background information, a timetable and much more.
    Also now available for download the programme booklet as PDF.

    • Tickets for all Sonic Acts events available now Ticket pre-sale for all Sonic Acts events has started via de Balie, Paradiso, Ticket Service, and other regular pre-sale addresses.

    Sonic Acts Weteringschans 6 - 8 1017 SG Amsterdam the Netherlands p +31206264521 f  +31206222721 e
  • Visionsonic 09, 29 - 31 october 2009 VjtubeStaff

    Tuesday, 20th October 2009 10:22am

    Digital art festival from October 29th to 31st in the centre Madeleine Rebérioux (Créteil) and le Cube (Issy-les-mlx). Show for youth audience, A/V performances, installations, workshops, ... every performances will be streamed live on the web.

    The VisionSonic festival is an initiative of the Pixels Transversaux, the label V-Atak and the center Madeleine Rebérioux with the participation of the Cube and the support of the DICREAM, the Local Union of the MJC, the city of Créteil and the Ministry of Culture (MCC and DDAI) and the Caisse des Dépôts et des Consignations.

    THURSDAY OCTOBER 29th (Créteil)

    Show for youth audience

    15h15 RVB en ALPHA (fr)

    FRIDAY OCTOBER 30th (Créteil)
    From 14h30 to midnight

    chdh (fr)
    RYBN (fr)
    OUANANICHE (fr, ca)
    NTH SYNTHESIS (usa, fr)
    VJ MEAT (va)
    IQBIT & LASAl (es, it)
    ETIENNE DE FRANCE (is, fr)

    SATURDAY OCTOBER 31st (Créteil)
    From 14h30 to midnight

    TETSU KONDO (ja)
    1n0uT (aus)
    UPDATE (fr)
    NOHISTA (fr)


    SATURDAY OCTOBER 31st (Le cube)
    From 14h30 to midnight

    OLIVIER RATSI (Antivj, fr)
    SATI (fr)
    REP (fr)

    All the line-up and information :

    Festival VisionSonic

    Direction Artistique
    Yro (Les PIXELS Transversaux)
    & Rko (V-ATAK)

    Relation Presse & Public
    Amélie Dessaux

    Création Vidéo & Design
    Jesse Lucas (SATI)

    Création Sonore
    Erwan Raguenes (SATI)
  • SEE THIS SOUND, 28/08/09 - 10/01/09, Linz VjtubeStaff

    Sunday, 23rd August 2009 05:34am

    28 August 2009 - 10 January 2010

    Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz
    Ernst-Koref-Promenade 1
    4020 Linz

    Artists today take an engagement with the sound of this world for granted. The former predominance of the visual has meanwhile been replaced by a multifaceted interplay of image and sound. Even though contemplative quiet still largely predominates in museums, sound, experimental composition, audiovisual media and pop culture have become central references for visual art in the 20th century. See This Sound documents this development from the perspective of visual art and refers to the respective contemporary discussions and promises.
    In eight separate sections, See This Sound exhibits a number of important milestones and socio-historical reference points, in connection with which artists have worked with sound and composition and reflected on the medial relationship of image and sound.
    Starting from the filmic sound visualizations of the 1920s - so-called Eye Music - it traces the topos of traversing genre boundaries in the 1960s and questions psychedelic trance machines and multimedia sound environments about their social-political potential. The illusion of a "natural" interplay of image and sound, for instance in Hollywood movies, is countered by works that disclose the discrepancies of this purported synthesis, all the way to the loss of sound and the power of speech. In addition, there is a special focus on the local production conditions of sounds (industrial cities and industrial sounds), and on sound as a medium of institutional critique. Astonishing promises have always been associated with the interplay of image and sound, with the crossover of visual art and music, in short: with "intermediality" - and sometimes still are up to the present, if we think of the idea of an "expanded visual culture" in the era of YouTube.

    Laurie Anderson, Martin Arnold, Atelier Hopfmann (Judith Hopf und Deborah Schamoni), John Baldessari, Gottfried Bechtold, Jordan Belson, Manon de Boer, George Brecht, Mary Ellen Bute, John Cage, Ira Cohen, Tony Conrad, Josef Dabernig, E.A.T. -  Experiments in Art and Technology, Einstürzende Neubauten, Viking Eggeling, VALIE EXPORT, Oskar Fischinger, Andrea Fraser, William Furlong, Kerstin von Gabain, Jack Goldstein, Douglas Gordon, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Granular Synthesis, Brion Gysin, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Gary Hill, Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack, Heidrun Holzfeind, Derek Jarman, Jutta Koether, DIE KRUPPS, Peter Kubelka, Louise Lawler, Bernhard Leitner, LIA, Alvin Lucier, Len Lye, George Maciunas, Christian Marclay, Norman McLaren, Jonas Mekas, Michaela Melián, Robert Morris, Christian Philipp Müller, Wolfgang Müller, Max Neuhaus, Carsten Nicolai, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, Nam June Paik, Nam June Paik & Jud Yalkut, Norbert Pfaffenbichler & Lotte Schreiber, Rudolf Pfenninger, Adrian Piper, Mathias Poledna, Hans Richter, Jozef Robakowski, David Rokeby, Constanze Ruhm / Ekkehard Ehlers, Walter Ruttmann, Peter Saville, Michael Snow, Imogen Stidworthy, Matt Stokes, Nina Stuhldreher, Atsuko Tanaka, TeZ, Throbbing Gristle, Tmema (Golan Levin und Zachary Lieberman), Ultra-red, Steina Vasulka, Ryszard Wasko, Peter Weibel, Hans Weigand, Herwig Weiser, James Whitney, La Monte Young, La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela sowie Audiobeiträge von Matthias Dusini und Thomas Edlinger.
    The Exhibition Area Site.Sound.Industry was planed by Petra Erdmann and Christian Höller.

    The comprehensive project See This Sound. Exhibition | Web Archive | Symposium is realized in close collaboration between Lentos Art Museum Linz, Linz 09 and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research as an exhibition, research, and multimedia project.

  • LPM 2009, 28 - 31 may 2009, Rome VjtubeStaff

    Friday, 24th April 2009 08:03am

    From 28th to 31st of May 2009, at Brancaleone in Rome, will take place the seventh edition of LPM - Live Performers Meeting: International encounter of live video performers, visual artists and vj meeting, dedicated to live video performances.

    The Rome 2008 edition, followed in September by a special mexican edition, registered the partecipation of 257 artists from: Algeria, Argentina, Austria, France, Germany, Japan, Guatemala, UK, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Hungary. 142 shows and performances gave life to the 900 square meters of the Macello IV - Mattatoio di Testaccio, setup during the four days with 13 beamers and screens.

    This edition will take place in brand-new exclusive location, the historical Brancaleone. Its spaces perfectly fit the needs of the Meeting, which during this years has definetely enlarged its range of contents, artists and audience.LPM will again use its 4-day formula, creating a unique and unforgettable event, which every year grants a program full of workshops and showcases of projects, softwares and brand-new products.

    LIVE VIDEO is the main focus of the four days and each day is highly characterized by the diverse themes and scenes contributing to the event.DIGITAL FREEDOMS
    The protagonists of this first day will be all the vj and visual performers of the broad roman scene, reunited for the first time in one only day and location. At the core of LPM there is the ideology of free software for audio/video mixing. Thanks to the community of "FLxER" and the Linux Club in Rome, LPM has been able to flourish and give back to worldwide community of live video performers. This year there will be a whole day dedicated to the live video scene connected with the concept of digital freedom. Not just Free softwares, Free hardwares, Open contents, Open sources, Hacking, among the protagonists of workshops, showcases, performances and vjsets, but also REFF, with the exhibition of the first artworks submitted to the contest RomaEuropaFakeFactory, curated by ArtisOpenSource and Marco Scialdone, dedicated to the artworks of artists, creativity passionates, law professionals with special interest in copyright, all inspired by the theme "Freedom Remix".8 BIT + ELETTROPOP
    A whole audio-visual culture surrounds the 8bit scene; the video performers interested in these specific sounds and aesthetics will perform with 8-bit - and electropop musicians. With beats generated by nintendo sounds, samplers or synthetizers and toys, human voices processed with vocoders or various strange filters, we shall see what comes out of the mix. It certainly should be amusing for audience and participants alike.

    Video performances and vj sets are typically found flowing with the intense sounds and the relentless beats of electronic club music. And you'll find that here too, imagery following and interpreting the rhythm of the freshest Breakbeat and Drum n'bass, and from 2am to 4am going with the pulsating Techno and Electro sounds.

    A full day of Queer independent culture, a manifestation of the several projects which are working on a national and international level to experiment with the language of representation in terms of gender, politics and sexual orientations with the aim of deconstructing stereotypes and ideological power relationships.

    There will be background videos and music for dinner, and after dinner dedicated AV performances and vjsets. As usual, at the end of the evening, open time for VJs will take place: vjs can perform freely, taking advantage of the many available video consoles, beamers and monitors.LPM 2009 maintains the spirit of a meeting, which has been its main characteristic since the first edition. It is conceived to be a place for comparison and exchange of information and ideas among vjs, visual artists, live-video performers and passionates. Experimentation is one of the founding elements of its ideology. LPM is a non-profit organisation where any gained funds are invested back to support the research and development of the live visual field.

    Similarity of ideals and common roots has prompted the LPM to become member of the Avit network, whose aim is to improve and promote the culture of veejaying events worldwide. After the first festivals in England, the Avit network expanded worldwide, establishing collaborations as in C23 in Germany (AVIT Berlin) and Vision'r in France (AVIT France) and LPM in Italy. This partnership of "network" and "meeting" is possible thanks to the common cultural background and the strong affinity of spirit and purposes.

    LPM is not a festival, it is an opportunity of meeting to get a glimpse of what visual-artists are creating or, even better, what they could create. Therefore, and in order to allow the many interesting artists to perform, the maximum length of a performance is 30 minutes.

    The subscription to join LPM is FREE and is open now until the 30th of April, 2009. For details on how to subscribe, see the "participate" section of the website.
  • STRP Festival, 2 - 13 April 2009, Eindhoven VjtubeStaff

    Friday, 3rd April 2009 16:10pm

    Following the successful debut in 2006 and a sold out edition in 2007, the third edition of the STRP Festival is taking place 2 - 13 April 2009.

    The STRP Festival is one of the largest art & technology festivals in Europe and the mix of music, art & technology makes it unique. The multidisciplinary programme appeals to a wide audience. The focus during the opening weekend in 2009 is on impact and experience, while the second part will concentrate on delving deeper, amazement and quieting down. In addition to the festival, the STRP Foundation also organised the 5MM (five minute museum) in cooperation with Eindhoven’s MU art space.

    Why STRP?
    Stripe, strip, sssttttrrrrrppp: you can pronounce it any way you like, but you might be wondering just exactly what it means. You are not alone; we still often get asked what STRP stands for. STRP stands for Strijp, the name of the industrial site where the STRP Festival is held. The Strijp-S location is a huge industrial area where Philips came up with practically all of its revolutionary inventions during the previous century. This is where the audio cassette, the CD and the video 2000 system were born. In addition to all of these technological advances, Strijp-S was also the scene of an honest-to-goodness creative revolution. Philips worked closely with a considerable number of artists and gave them the opportunity to fulfil their dreams using the latest technology. Even back then Strijp-S was a creative breeding group where art and technology fused together.

    After Philips left the area, it was time to find a new use for Strijp-S. The solution was to provide and develop a home for the creative urban centre of Eindhoven: ‘The Creative City’. And what better place to host the STRP Festival than the former Philips premises, where decades were spent experimenting with art and technology. We think you will agree.

    Opening Hours

    Friday April 3                19:00-06:00
    Saturday April 4            19:00-06:00
    Sunday April 5              closed
    Monday April 6              closed
    Tuesday April 7             only open for high school students
    Wednesday April 8        19:00-23:00
    Thursday April 9           15:00-23:00
    Friday April 10              13:00-03:00
    Saturday April 11          13:00-04:00
    Sunday April 12            13:00-23:00
    Monday April 13            13:00-19:00
  • Vjtube link exchange campaign VjtubeStaff

    Thursday, 19th March 2009 15:20pm

    We are interested in link exchange with relevant vjing non-commercial websites, portals, webzines, organizations.

    Feel free to make your proposal sending us a mail.

    Thanks for your support, keep in touch.

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