4PM - DAZZLE
GIRD (AUSTRALIA / AUSTRIA)
GIRD is a gesture-based interactive audio and lighting system that allows audiences to play with music and lights through dancing and gesture. GIRD was chosen for incubation as part of the EU funded #MusicBricks project.
Tracy Redhead and Jonathan Rutherford
An instrument that produces out of this world sounds using the combination of laser light, spinning perspex discs and solar panels.
Stan Lewry - Conductor
Faraz Sayed - Laser Beats
Tanya Boyarkina - Laser Keyboard and Laser Pendulums
Aiste Noreikaite - Laser Gloves
Natalia Kieniewicz - Soprano
Takeshi Nishimoto - Laser guitar
Playtronica is an interactive playground exploring new ways to make music accessible to people of all ages through DIY technology and interactive design.
LIGHT SEQ (NETHERLANDS)
LightSeq = Raspberry PI + 2 arduinos + puredata + 32 light sensors.
DELUGE (NEW ZEALAND)
A portable synthesizer, sequencer and sampler: Making electronic music easy and accessible to everyone.
Kinetronic: a motion capture music installation by Ivaylo Chichanov
Ivaylo Chichanov & Martin Ruskov
Fanni Fazakas better known by her stage name RUMEX is an audiovisual artist, music producer, music video director and vocalist from Budapest. Her mission is to preserve the rich elements of classical music as well as the sound of nature, integrate it into today’s popular music and live performance through combining genres like techno, glitch pop or even dubstep.
6PM - WE ARE THE HUMANS
COLD WAVES (UK)
Cold Waves is a live electronic music performance inspired by childhood anxieties of growing-up during the Cold War listening to spooky, coded broadcasts on shortwave radio. Original transcripts of real coded messages from the cold-war era (courtesy of The Conet Project) will be transcoded into a live music performance using a specially developed MAX-MSP patch/enigma device.
Paul Borg, Larry Whelan, Nino Auricchio
BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION (UK)
Find out more about the British Music Collection online, the recently relaunched living archive of scores and recordings which started life in a small back room in London in 1967, and has continued to develop and grow ever since.
COLLABORATIVE SITUATED MEDIA (COSIMA) (FRANCE)
The CoSiMa research project explores recent web standards and mobile platforms for creating collective performances and participative events.
The presentation will give insights into ongoing work on the design of scenarios, technologies, and applications. It includes various live demonstrations as well as a collective performance that involves the audience using their own smartphones.
MARTIN MOLIN (WINTERGATAN) (SWEDEN)
Martin Molin, the man behind the Marble Machine has created two other instruments, a Music Box and a Modulin to demo at #MTFBerlin.
Award winning artist & entrepreneur Matan Berkowitz (Ma Tan) will play a live demo of the Airstrument - a wearable, wireless instrument that translates hand movements into music. Airstrument’s first prototype was created at MTF Scandinavia, where it won the #MusicBricks incubation award. It aims to create an intuitive, accessible way to learn, understand and play music via motion.
KICKING THE MIC (UK)
Kicking the Mic is the new show from WIRED/The Space Creative Fellow Laura Kriefman and her award-winning company the Guerilla Dance Project. Kicking the Mic fuses live tap dance, looping and a fully reactive LED dress to create a show that breaks the rules: Percussive tap sounds become different instruments, are looped and layered in a live composition of movement, sound before appearing as light
Laura Kriefman & Annette Walker
8PM WE ARE THE ROBOTS
TOA MATA BAND (ITALY)
Toa Mata Band is the World’s first LEGO robotic band. It’s a project by Italian interaction designer and music producer Giuseppe Acito.
VIKTORIA MODESTA (UK) WITH CLAUDIA ROBAINA (MIT) (USA)
Viktoria Modesta is a Bionic Artist. She is an accomplished singer/songwriter, performance artist and creative director who uses high-tech fashion wearable technologies incorporating sensors and cutting edge controllers in prosthetics. She’s a major statement representing the new music industry vision and an icon of empowerment who is creating in our #MTFLabs. Viktoria, an MIT Director’s Fellow, is in conversation with Claudia Robaina, Program Coordinator of the Director’s Fellows Program.
Viktoria Modesta & Claudia Robaina
FELIX FAIRE (UK)
Felix Faire has always been fascinated by the inherent connections we have between our different senses. This is a preview performance of a new audio-visual system he has been developing that uses the detailed physical expression data of the Seaboard RISE to create real time ‘visual music.
SOMAPHONY is an audiovisual composition embedded into a sensitive self-made electronic object – the SOMAPHONE. It reacts subtly to the performer’s heartbeat, her muscle tension and her movements.
Created by Antoni Rayzhekov and performed by Katharina Köller.
Macrodactyl is an open platform code/art/music collective which anyone can join. Founded as a live audiovisual techno performance band, all tracks & software are open source and distributed via a GitHub group.
Adam John Williams & Miri Kat
SPECIAL GUEST - GUNK (GEEK PUNK) PERFORMANCE (UK)
11PM EMIKA PRESENTS: HOW TO MAKE A SYMPHONY (GERMANY)
The premiere of Emika’s Symphony No: 1 in a live mix, and intimate discussion about her creative process.