IMPAKT FESTIVAL 2009 // Accelerated Living

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Hi all,

Just a small note to say that we've done a program for the Impakt Festival, which will take place from October 14 till 18 in Utrecht (Netherlands). The program draws on this year's central theme - "accelerated living" - and explores notions of time and speed.

We'll be screening works by Gary Beydler, Bruce Conner, Ivan Ladislav Galeta, Chris Garrat, Dryden Goodwin, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Jean-François Guiton, Gerard Holthuis, Philip Hoffman, Peter Hutton, Ken Jacobs, Jim Jennings, Kurt Kren, Malcolm Le Grice, Mark Lewis, Jeanne Liotta, Rose Lowder, Gordon Matta-Clark, Pavel Medvedev, Marie Menken, Dietmar Offenhuber, Rafael Montañez Ortiz, Yo Ota, D.A. Pennebaker, Ilppo Pohjola, Michel Pavlou, Artavazd Pelechian, Norbert Pfaffenbichler, William Raban, Joost Rekveld, Nicolas Rey, Emily Richardson, Guy Sherwin, Morten Skallerud, Michael Snow, Stom Sogo, Scott Stark, Makino Takashi, Leslie Thornton, Andrei Ujica, Chris Welsby, Joyce Wieland, Fred Worden and Iván Zulueta

Furthermore there will be performances by Guy Sherwin, Dirk de Bruyn & Joel Stern, Bruce McClure, Thomas Köner, Arnold Dreyblatt Ensemble, Thomas Brinkmann, Oren Ambarchi & Robbie Avenaim, Charles Curtis, Carol Robinson & Bruno Martinez (performing Eliane Radigue’s Naldjorlak I, II, III), Leif Inge, Mount Kimbie + James Blake, Cooly G, The Bug + Flowdan and Kode9.

There will also be an exhibition with works by Julieta Aranda, Jonas Dahlberg, Vadim Fishkin, Glenn Kaino, Guy Sherwin, Thomson & Craighead and Guido van der Werve

… and a conference dedicated to the theme, with Mike Crang, Dirk de Bruyn, Charlie Gere, Steve Goodman, Glenn Kaino, Sybille Lammes, Carmen Leccardi, Stamatia Portanova and John Tomlinson.

Besides that, there's a bunch of other stuff and of course the traditional selection of recent film and video work, compiled by Impakt.

You can find a preview of the program on The full program will soon be online on

If you happen to be in the neighbourhood, please come and join us.

looking forward!

Stoffel Debuysere & Maria Palacios Cruz