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Call for proposals - Transcultures "Art(s) in Network(s)" Mobile Awards 2013

Sun Sep 01, 2013 23:59

Brussels, Belgium

Within the framework of La quinzaine numérique (The digital fortnight) of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels (21 September>06 October 2013), Transcultures, in partnership with the Municipality of Saint-Gilles (Brussels) launches Les Transnomades 2013 (arts en réseaux - meaning Net Art-s), an event dedicated to the Net Art today in its innovative diversity.

On this occasion, Transcultures with its partners is happy to announce the creation of a new prize : "Mobile" - the first of the kind in Belgium - to support net art works (connected performances, interactive or generative installations, applications and other new connected devices...) and creators who use the Internet/networks to create new connected art forms.

Les Transnomades 2013 will also be an opportunity to launch the Belgian version of the Super Modern Art Museum (http://spamm.fr) that you can find on the following address http://spamm.be.

  • Call for proposals launch: June 24th, 2013[/*]
  • Call for proposals: September 1st, 2013[/*]
  • Les Transnomades 2013 will be held during La quinzaine numérique October 4-6 2013[/*]

The three Mobile Awards 2013 categories are :

  • "Art(s) in Network(s)" Mobile Award : Installation / Performance[/*]
  • "Connected Digital Emergences" Mobile Award[/*]
  • "Art(s) in Network(s)" Mobile Award : Public prize[/*]

more infos about this call : please, check the Transcultures Website


Open Call - Park in Progress / City Sonic International sound art festival

Thu Jun 06, 2013 23:59

Mons, Belgium

In the framework of the European Park in progress and the next edition of the international festival of sound art City Sonic, proposed in September 2013 Mons, Transcultures, Centre of digital and sound arts, launches a call for projects/residences for the realizationof small forms/formats (performances, installations, concerts...) inter or multidisciplinary with a sound dimension.

Start of the residency period : August 28, 2013
End of the residency period : September 5, 2013
Place of the residence : Mons - Belgium

Public presentation to the Nuit Européenne de la Jeune Création (European night of the young création) : September 6, 2013 in Jardin du Beffroy (garden of the belfry - in the evening).


The proposal may come from individual European artist or a group of European artists
inter/multidisciplinary projects must include sound.
Particular attention will be given to young artists/cultural professionals and projects With a poetic dimension or innovative approach in the exploration of new forms of expression.
The proposal may be an artistic adaptation or a new version of an existing work, but can't be a simple distribution of an earlier project.
The site specific participation must be thought and feasable for the specific site of the Jardin du Beffroy in Mons, the work must be thought for the outdoor and should be technically light, easily shown and removable
The presentation of the project can be a "work in progress" and collaborative approaches with other artists/cultural professionals selected will be encouraged
The final public presentation in the Jardin du Beffroy should not exceed 12 minutes (they will be included in walking tour)
Each residency will not exceed 8 days before the final public presentation in Mons.

please, check the link for more details


Conferences and Workshops European project M4m - "From Culture to Creative Industries" - 14 et 15 March 2013

Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:30 - Fri Mar 15, 2013

Mons, Belgium

From culture to creative industries: which mutations for the artistic production?
14 15 March 2013

We would be happy to welcome you on Thursday, March 14 – 10.30am at Mundaneum, 76 rue de Nimy - Mons (see detailed schedule below) and on Friday, March 15 – 9.30am at Numediart/University of Mons, 31 Boulevard Dolez.

On March 15th - 7.30pm, you are also invited to attend the M4m residencies event (featuring Paulo Dos Santos Pao Paixao Phil Maggi, Régis Cotentin, Gauthier Keyaerts/Very Mash’ta) at the Médiathèque, Îlot de la Grand'Place, 24 Rue de la Seuwe

Participation is free, please confirm your attendance by contacting Lucie Knockaert by e-mail or phone:
32 (0)484 07 78 57 (mobile)
32(0)65 59 08 89

Sincerely,Philippe Franck
Director Transcultures


Thursday March 14th

10.30 am: Introduction of the workshop, welcome of the participants and visit of Mundaneum (archives and exhibition space) in Mons (by Philippe Franck, director of Transcultures), presentation of the “google of paper” and visit of the exhibition, meeting with the exhibited media artist Jacques Urbanska

11:00>11.30 pm: Mauro Del Borrello (general manager of le manège.mons) - Presentation of le manège.mons

12.00>12.15 pm: Robert Stéphane (ex-director of RTBF, Vidéographies@Liège) - Presentation of relation between culture and economy

12.15>1.00 pm: Discussion

12.30>1.00 pm: Lunch break

2.00>2.15 pm: Presentation of MU (sound and urban art group - Paris) : artistic project and the link with companies.

2.15>3.30 pm: Presentations and discussions on the theme “new technologies, new artistic hybrid practices, a new economy for culture” (moderator: Philippe Baudelot - digital performances and cultures)

3.30>3.45pm: Presentation of Mons 2015 (European capital of culture) by Pascal Keiser (in charge of the digital technology dept for Mons2015, director of Technocité)

3.45>4.00pm: Présentation of Sophie Chartier (ex manager of Marseille 2013 and consultant in economy and culture projects)

4.00-5.30pm: Discussion about the European capital of culture and the new ways of funding (moderator: Sophie Chartier).

Friday March 15th

9.30>10 am: Visit of Numediart (University of Mons): presentation of this consortium and Institute of Research Art&New Technologies by director Thierry Dutoit and the link between Art, Research, technology and Funding @ Numediart

10.00>10.30am: Presentation of Tanec Praha & M4m by Alzbeta Lupiskova (coordinator of M4m and Manager of Tanec Praha) @ Numediart
10.30>11.00: Presentation of Imaginarium by Laurent Tricart (Director of Plaine Images - Tourcoing) - Creation of a economic and artistic platform

11.00>12.30am: Presentations and discussions on ‘”From Culture to the Creative Industries shift" (moderator: Philippe Baudelot)

12.30>2.00pm: pause

2.00>2.30pm: Presentation of the link between research economy and art by Nicolas d’Alessandro(researcher, musician) @ Numediart

2.30>3.00pm: Presentation of Werner Moron (interdisciplinary artist and member of Paracommand'art - Liège) Other ways to rise public awareness on contemporary art.

3.00>6.00pm: Discussions between partners, artists and curators: open to the partners invited by Transcultures @ Numediart conclusions (Ph Baudelot Ph Franck)

6.00pm: Buffet and drink @ Numediart

7.30pm: Public presentation of the final M4m residency at Transcultures and Paulo Dos Santo, Paixao, Régis Cotentin, Gauthier Keyaerts/Very Mash’ta @ Lamédiatèque.

La médiathèque/le manège.mons
19:30 Ouverture des installations - Opening of the installations Paulo Dos Santos + Pao Paixao @ La médiathèque / auditorium + Régis Cotentin Fade out to you @ La médiathèque
20:00 Derush#1 AV performance avec / with Phil Maggi (music) + Video (Paulo Dos Santos+Pao Paixao) @ La médiathèque / passage
20:30 Very Mash’ta live alter electro set @ La médiathèque / centre de prêt
21:00 Meeting with the artists and participants + drink