Exploring innovative digital music, art and research which investigates the impact of networking technology on musical creation and performance practice, Network Music Festival presents a weekend of cutting edge and hi-tech musical performances, installations, workshops and talks.
The third Network Music Festival will take place 26-28th September 2014 in Birmingham (UK) at the heart of Birmingham’s creative community.
The main theme for 2014 is collaboration through online environments and networked live coding*, exploring the aesthetics, performance practice and technologies around topics such as multi-location performance, web-streaming, collaborative live coding environments, interactive participatory activities and more.
Hosted in Digbeth, at the centre of Birmingham’s creative and digital quarter Network Musical Festival boasts an international line-up including some of Birmingham’s best home-grown hi-tech musical creators and performers.
Organisers: Shelly Knotts, Charles Celéste Hutchins, Holger Ballweg, Jonas Hummel, Antonio Roberts.
*Live coding is a new direction in electronic music and video: live coders expose and rewire the innards of software while it generates improvised music and/or visuals. All code manipulation is projected for your pleasure. http://toplap.org/about/