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. It is for Mutek that Franck Vigroux and Kurt D’Haeseleer come to present their audio-visual performance Centaure. Depicting a future where technology merges into Mankind, Centaure is an organic performance where one can almost hear the pulses of a machine’s heart. We met them prior to the performance to…

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Why do we dance in the darkness? What is it that makes us come back to it? And dance longer and longer each time? To reduce this social gathering to simple entertainment would be closing our eyes to something that has shaped a new form of artistic experience. One in which we surrender to our…

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Copyright : Trung Dung Nguyen Rrose’s performance at Mutek 2015 was the fifth appearance at the festival for this artist of multiple identities. This year, he performed alongside Lucy at Metropolis as her psychedelic and androgynous alter-ego, dressed in a geometrically patterned dress and with an air of David Bowie….

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Our collaborator and electroacoustic-geek, Sylvain Paradis sat down with one of the most recognizable and versatile names in sound design and a true master synthesist; Richard Devine, an electronic force of nature.  When you approach a synth, especially one you’ve never touched before, do you have pre-conceived sounds in…

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Presented within the A/VISION series of Mutek festival, the Japanese contemporary dancer and choreographer Hiroaki Umeda offered two perfermances: Split Flow and Holistic Strata. The multidisciplinary artist merges his sonic and visual realms to create a confused reality. Using basic technology, the two pieces create impressive optical illusions through the use…

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Piano notes. Drones. Echoed Lullabies. A Poem. A Breath. An Enounter. A Journey. What is the importance of sensitivity in the Album Sleepstep? Could we describe the aestetic of it as romanticism? For me sensitivity is a major element of music in general. When you are sensitive to everything…

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As one of the most anticipated festivals to happen in Montreal, could it be that Mutek is the actualisation of the title “Montreal: Digital Arts Capital”? A hub for electronic music and digital creativity, Mutek welcomes close to one hundred local and international artists each year to create an…

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