For immediate release
Summer calendar at the
Society for Arts and Technology | SAT |
Friday June 4, 2004 – Involved since 1996
in developing digital culture and it’s many artistic expressions, the SAT
reveals itself as a public window on technology open to beginners as well as
enthusiasts. This summer, the program at the SAT is as follows:
Please note that the SAT[mix_sessions]
will be held on Friday evening during the month on June.
JUNE 2 TO 6
SAT welcomes the fifth edition of MUTEK Festival. All details
FRIDAY, JUNE 11
:: 5 pm. As part of SAT[metalab]: Synthétik
night. 4th edition: gathering of architects and designers. Conference by Jean
Beaudoin about interdisciplinarity, followed by an exhibition: Best
of the new generation. Free admission. All details at: www.synthetik.info
:: 9 pm. SAT[mix_session] Robo/tek
v.3 night. Yet another evening of cybersounds presented by robo/tek
hosts Jan Pienkowski and Cyan. Robo/tek tackles common themes between the industrial
assembly line and the production of digital art, themes such as repetition,
replication and automation.
Music (DJ) : Jan Pienkowski & Cyan. Visual
(VJ) : Fluid. Special guests: VJ Heide Aufgewekt (Swirl,
Elektra, ACREQ, FCMM, …), DJ db (Center Records) &
DJ Sarcastic (Level 4 productions).
SATURDAY, JUNE 12
:: 10 pm. Saboteur Musique & the SAT
present “Music From the Heart” the first edition
of “The Season Series” staring Montreal electronic
label artists: Saboteur. Live sets from Noah Pred and Champion
aka Maxime Morin, DJ sets by Leo Cruz, Maüs, Martin
Dumais (Les Jardiniers) and a special guest from NYC’s
Intrinsic Design, Mike Bryant. $10 + s.c.
JUNE 13 TO JULY
:: 12 pm to 7 pm. SAT[junior]: workshops around
the different disciplines of digital culture for students aged 13 to 24.
The SAT launches its inaugural urban music workshop series SAT[junior]. DJ mixing,
turntablism (scratching), production using software and hardware, and urban
culture are subjects that will be introduced in a dynamic, hands-on way at SAT[junior].
The workshop is an opportunity for students to develop their knowledge alongside
a network of music professionals with access to the finest technology available.
SAT[junior] is a program that runs on 5 consecutive Sundays starting June 13th
until July 11th.
FRIDAY, JUNE 18
:: 8 pm. SAT[mix_sessions]: Fare anima presents:
La maison de poupée by Henrik Ibsen.
Performance with visuals and electronic music. Doors open at 7 pm in a musical
ambiance. Show at 8 pm followed by VJ Euterke (visuals &
music) & VJ Crazy Tapis. DJ Olivié
& DJ Baya. Disconcerting, emotional and inspiring music.
$12 + s.c. at the door.
FRIDAY, JUNE 25
:: 8 pm. SAT[mix_sessions] Last mix_sessions
of the summer!!!
LIPSTIK PROPAGANDA Exhibition by graphic designer LIPSTIK.
Sex Shop, Junk Culture, fetishism and cold medical atmosphere with a small touch
of Disco. Installation with mannequins, neons, TV screens, posters, illustrations,
pictures, S&M dolls and more… Screenings of TV Ads. All details at:
ALSO : A VJ-DJ electro-trash-clash night. Free admission.
JULY – AUGUST – SEPTEMBER
In July, most members of
the SAT team will be taking it easy! Meanwhile, several artists in residency
will be preparing works for the new season.
At the beginning of August,
we will be preparing a major exhibition and a program of conferences. Following
the “Vitrine transdiciplinaire” exhibition in 2000, the SAT will present
a second international exhibition featuring works by fifteen artists. With SAT
support, these works will see their Montreal and international debut alongside
works from international artists affiliated with SAT. From August 31 to October
A press release will come
soon and more details will be available on our website in August.
Founded in 1996, The
Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a transdisciplinary centre
dedicated to the creation, dissemination and conservation of digital culture.
It brings together creators who work with digital technologies, fostering collaboration
among diverse artistic and scientific disciplines, establishing partnerships
with industry and educational institutions and promoting its members at home
Source: Ménaïc Raoul, communications