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Exchange Conference Summary

Image: Eno Henze.

On 17 January, Alpha-ville EXCHANGE took over the fourth floor of London’s Rich Mix. Attracting a diverse range of artistic practitioners and creative professionals, EXCHANGE was presented as an evolution of the 2011 Alpha-ville Festival which offered a unique space for artist to present their work and inspiration and for everyone in the room to explore collaboration and shared interests across disciplines. Informal, open and engaging, the day was a rare chance for cross-pollination between the art, design and tech communities.

Eno Henze kicked off the day by giving a theoretical framew...

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POSTmatter media and content partner for Alpha-ville Exchange

We are very excited to have to POSTmatter onboard as official media and content partner for the upcoming Alpha-ville Exchange. POST is an online platform about the people and projects crossing boundaries. Where art meets science, where fashion crosses over with technology, and where the digital world collides with the physical world. It’s a hub about what’s exciting today and tomorrow.

As part of their contribution to Exchange, POST will be releasing a series of interviews with some of the artists participating in the event, so watch out for more information. “The Alpha-ville Exchange is equally interdisc...

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Alpha-ville Exchange Evening Programme with Carsten Jost

We are getting really excited for the next Alpha-ville Exchange event taking place on Friday 17th at London’s Rich Mix. The one day gathering is a conference style event and features presentations from 9 exceptional artists that will lead you through the current landscape and will talk about topics relevant to art, tech and digital culture. The conference will continue with a live drawing session by Shantell Martin.

From 20:30pm Alpha-ville will take over the Rich Mix Bar for a special evening with Dial Records co-founder CARSTEN JOST. Carsten will travel from Berlin to delight your ears with his utterly mel...

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Alpha-ville Exchange is Born

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Alpha-ville EXCHANGE, a new series of events designed to give the London art, tech and creative communities the opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, get inspired and discover new talent.

The concept “EXCHANGE” underlines the notion of crossing talents and further connecting the frontiers of artistic expression with design and technology. The first of the series takes place on Friday 17th January 2014 at Rich Mix Cinema and Arts Centre and brings together some of the world’s most talented artists, creatives and designers of today to talk about their practice, ...

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Japanese Masters

For the occasion of our upcoming event at BFI Southbank with multitalented Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa, we’ve compiled a list of our favourites Japanese masters. From sound artists, musicians and film-makers to designers and performing artists, the list illustrates a whole generation of artists who have the ability to unlock your imagination and take you on a journey of discovery.

RYOICHI KUROKAWA For the past 10 years internationally acclaimed Japanese multimedia artist Ryoichi Kurokawa has mixed video images, audio recordings, graphics and animations to produce stunning audio-visual installations, p...

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Alpha-ville Music Podcast Now Available on iTunes!

Because we love music, we want to give you the alpha-ville podcast now for free on iTunes. Now you can take it with you anywhere on your mobile or tablet.

Subscribe to the Alpha-ville podcast from this link:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/alpha-ville-podcast/id659932722

To download the podcast on your iPhone or iPad, you will need to download the Podcast app from the Apple Apps Market and then search for: alpha-ville-podcast.

Once you have found it, just subscribe, download and enjoy!

 

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Alpha-ville screening programmes available for touring and exhibition

Our 2012 screening programme is available for touring and exhibition in the formats of screening and installation.Our programmes have been screened at Hackney Picturehouse, Vortex Jazz Club and internationally at Transvisualia Festival, TodaysArt Brussels, Madiated Cities, Manitoba and Athens Video Art festival among others.

Unifinity (2012) 

Duration: 1:01:38

Eclectic programme of moving image works, featuring talents from different genres including animation, experimental, documentary, music video and CGI. The programme reflects on current ideas about how technology influences art and society. It includes t...

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The new Alpha-podcast series presents London-based label Astro:Dynamics

To celebrate the launch of our new podcast series, we present the London-based label Astro:Dynamics  Read the full interview here . Enjoy the podcast and donate to help keep this initiative going.
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Download The Alpha-ville Podcast 2013 Wallpaper

To celebrate the launch of our new podcast series, we would like to offer you an exclusive alpha-podcast wallpaper - designed by Graphset. You can download it for free for desktop, Ipad or Facebook cover. The new podcast series launches tomorrow, watch this space! http://www.alpha-ville.co.uk/wallpaper/
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Alpha-ville Director Joins Selector Panel for New Multimedia Photography Festival

Alpha-ville’s Director Carmen Salas has been invited to judge existing works as part of the Night Contact Festival open submission process. Night Contact is the new London multimedia and photography festival taking place on Friday 27th September in Dalston, East London. The panel is formed by leading professionals from the field of photography, film and new media including:

Aaron Schuman: Photographer and Curator Celia Davies: Acting Director, Photoworks Ravi Amaratunga: Media Project Manager, Channel 4 Carmen Salas: Creative Director, Alpha-ville

Summary of requirements: - the work will be projected - to be ...

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Athens Video Art Festival Call for Entries

Our friends from the Athens Video Art Festival are now calling for entries for the 2013 festival edition.

Athens Video Art Festival invites all contemporary artists to find inspiration in the urban environment and the inexhaustible potential of new media, experimenting and freeing themselves from all stereotypes. Proposals can be submitted by post or online, closing date is 10 April 2013.

The festival will take place on June 7-9, in the Historic and Commercial Centre of Athens. For more information: www.athensvideoartfestival.gr

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Summer Sessions 2013 Call for Artists

Summer Sessions Talent Development Network

The Summer Sessions are short-term residencies for young artists organised by a network of cultural organizations all over the world including Baltan Laboratories, iMAL, V2_ Chronus Art Center and Dundee Contemporary Arts.

The duration of a residency is roughly 8 weeks in the period between June 1st and September 30th. As an artists you can apply by submitting a video, in which you briefly explain your project, the support you need and why you should be a part of the Summer Sessions before the deadline. You can find more information about how to apply and previous pr...

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Alpha-ville January News

It’s 2013, we hope you’ve had a fantastic kick off to the new year and that you are filled with plenty of positive energy.

Here at the Alpha-ville HQ’s we continue our development phase, planning the exciting year ahead, introducing innovation and research projects as well as special events. Dates haven’t been confirmed yet, but don’t worry you will be the first to know. In the meantime, check the new festival page that gives a good overview of previous years and presents some of the artists involved at alpha-ville.co.uk/festival (http://www.alpha-ville.co.uk/festival/)

Picks of the week continue to flow every...

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Field Energy Flow App Out Now

Field Studio have released their brand new app experience: Energy Flow, a non-linear film that explores the physical, social and spiritual tensions in our world. Translating real-life events and processes into digital paintings in motion, Energy Flow weaves multiple story lines into an immersive, audio-visual experience that is unique every time it is played.

Visit the website for more infomation and behind the scenes or read a feature in Creative Applications.

Download it for free for IOS and Android: iOS: http://x.field.io/ef-ios Android: http://x.field.io/ef-android

Supported by The Creators Project.

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Emptyset at Sonica Festival

EMPTYSET + CLAYTON WELHAM Presented by Sonica & Alpha-ville Friday 30th November at Klub K4, Ljubliana, from 23h.

Our ICAS friends MoTA – Museum of Transitory Art present the 4th edition of Sonica, the Festival of Transitory Art that takes place in Ljubliana, Slovenia. A showcase of experimental audio, visual and cross media artistic practices. Sonica transforms classical gallery spaces into an interactive field of events, performances, installations, workshops and lectures, with a different theme each year.

This year’s theme refers to the “third culture”, raising questions about a new culture that is bor...

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Video of Byetone Live AV at Alpha-ville LIVE

Watch the video of BYETONE's performance at the last Alpha-ville LIVE at Hackney Empire on Saturday 6th October 2012. Alpha-ville LIVE presents BYETONE from Alpha ville on Vimeo. Camera: Nye Williams, Omar Barchetta Editor: Omar Barchetta Supported by Arts Council England and XL Video.
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Video of Alpha-ville Live with Murcof and Simon Geilfus

Watch the video of the latest Alpha-ville Live event with Murcof and Simon Geilfus of AntiVJ. It was the London premiere of their collaboration, presented at the Hackney Empire theatre in London on Saturday 6th October 2012. The evening featured also performances by The Field and Byetone.

Music: Murcof Visuals: Simon Geilfus antivj.com/murcof Camera: Nye Williams, Omar Barchetta Editor: Nye Williams

Alpha-ville LIVE: Murcof + Simon Geilfus, AntiVJ (Hackney Empire 06.10.12) from Alpha ville on Vimeo.

Supported by XL Video and Arts Council England.

Videos of the other performances coming soon…

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Alpha-ville News Post Events Report

MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone who came along and took part on the events on Saturday 6th October, it was an overwhelming response after months of preparation.

The ALPHA-VILLE SCREENING DOUBLE BILL took place at Hackney Picturehouse and featured an eclectic selection of moving image works. The Future of Moving Image Award 2012 winners were revealed by London Short Film Festival director Philip Ilson:

1st Prize: ‘The Pub’ by Joseph Pierce (UK, 2011) 2nd Prize: ‘Sigh’t by Daniel Lazo and Eran (Israel, 2012)

Aneta Piotrowska pick ups the award for The Pub.

And the Audience Award also went to ‘The Pub’, congratul...

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Set Times for Alpha-ville Live

SET TIMES FOR TONIGHT 19:00-20:00 Special guest DJ: Ulrich Schnauss 20:00-21:00 Murcof & Simon Geilfus, AntiVJ 21:00-21:20 Latete Atoto DJ 21:20-22:05 The Field 22:05-22:15 Latete Atoto DJ 22:15-23:00 Byetone Please make sure you arrive early. The theatre policy is that once the performances have started we can't let you in, so for the Murcof show, make sure you arrive before 20h. Doors will totally close at 21:15h.
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Alpha-ville Live Special Guest Ulrich Schnauss

We are excited to announce a special guest added to the Alpha-ville LIVE at Hackney Empire Line Up: ULRICH SCHNAUSS DJ Set // 7-8pm All event info here.
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Alpha-ville this Saturday Full Programme

Alpha-ville presents a full day celebrating the richness of the digital culture in Hackney on Saturday 6th October 2012. Head over to Hackney Central/London Fields area to discover the day, use the journey planner to get travel information. If you make it early enough we recommend that you visit the lovely local market Broadway Market.

The events take place in 2 venues: Hackney Picturehouse and Hackney Empire. As you can see from the picture below, both venues are across the road, both in Mare Street, just by the Hackney Town Hall.

At 12pm we open the events at Hackney Picturehouse with an interactive install...

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Feature and interview with directors on Creators Project

Read a feature about the upcoming events alongside an interview with the Alpha-ville directors on The Creators Project blog: "Alpha-ville LIVE Brings A Showcase Of Audiovisual Talent To Hackney".
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FUTURE OF MOVING IMAGE AWARD FINALISTS

We are excited to announce the 10 finalists for the Future of Moving Image Award. These films will be screened on 6th October at Hackney Picturehouse:

Brave New Old“, Adam Wells (Animation, 2012, UK) “Clouds, a Computational Documentary“, James George & Jonathan Minard (Documentary, 2012, USA) “Gamma“, Factory Fifteen (Short Film, 2011, UK) “Medium“, Sam Williams & Clayton Welham (Music Video, 2012, UK) “Not over”, Toru Hayai (Animation, 2012, Japan) “Robot Readable World“, Timo Arnall (Experimental, 2012, UK) “Sight“, Eran May Raz & Daniel Lazo (Short Film, 2012, Israel) “The Natural Order of Things“, Sarah ...

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Call for Volunteers

Alpha-ville would not be possible with the dedication and enthusiasm of it’s volunteers. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and hard-working volunteers to help us deliver our October events. Volunteering with Alpha-ville is a fun and rewarding way to gain insight into running events and a great way to network and gain industry contacts.

 

We are looking for volunteers for the following roles:

Front of House  FOH volunteers will assist the Front of House Manager Manager in running the event on the day as well as being the first point of contact for guests attending the event.

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Alpha-ville 2012 SCREENING Trailer

A taste of the upcoming screening programmes at Hackney Picturehouse on Saturday 6th October 2012. Music by The Field Edited by Nye Williams

Alpha-ville 2012 SCREENING Programme Trailer from Alpha ville on Vimeo.

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New Partnership with XL Video

We are very proud to announce a new partnership with XL Video, the multi-award winning provider of audio-visual equipment and services to concert touring, theatre & the arts, corporate, indoor/outdoor events, and television. From creative LED solutions to video equipment hire, XL Video is an industry leader for professional audio & video equipment.

XL have supplied equipment and services at the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival and they have also worked in the first true ‘digital scenery’ at a theatre at Woman in White and with some other amazing names including Glastonbury Festival and Mas...

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