The ICAS Festival, coordinated by CYNETART and CTM Festival, together with all the ICAS partners, will take place from April 27 to May 3, 2015 in Dresden, Germany.
More than 20 music and media art festivals will join forces to feature international artists, special projects and ICAS commissioned works. The first announcement features:
Lorenzo Senni [IT] | Gábor Lázár [HU] | Mørk [NO] | Bocca al Lupo (Kathy Alberici + Federico Nitti) [INT] | Low Jack [FR] | HUMATIC ft. Mieko Suzuki [DE] – MNM stage version | Alexander Dorn [DE] – Phantasialand | Random Logic + Izland [SI] / Teun Verkerk + Joris Hoogeboom [NL] – Buqs | Environmental Auditors [INT] | Jozef Deville [BE] – The Sound of Belgium | Piers Sanderson [UK] – High on Hope | Nathan Budzinski + Theo Cook [CA/UK] – Nine Futures: Sounds Fragmenting
The following organisations will be present at the festival:
Biennale Némo – ARCADI (Paris, FR) / Cimatics (Brussels, BE) / CTM Festival (Berlin, DE) / Cultures Electroni[K] (Rennes, FR) / CynetArt (Dresden, DE) /
FutureEverything (Manchester, UK) / Insomnia (Tromsø, NO) / Les Siestes Electroniques (Toulouse, FR) / MeetFactory (Prague, CZ) / MoTA – Museum of Transitory Art (Ljubliana, SI) / Novas Frequências (Rio de Janeiro, BR) / ORF musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst (Graz, AT) / RIAM (Marseilles, FR) / Rokolectiv (Bucharest, RO) / Schiev Festival (Brussels, BE) / Skaņu Mežs (Riga, LV) / SOCO (Montevideo, UY) / TodaysArt (The Hague, NL) / UH Festival (Budapest, HU) / UNSOUND (Kraków, PL) / and more to come
Installations and sound excursions throughout the Garden City of Hellerau, intense film experiments, public forums, lab formats, as well as audiovisual performances and clubbing will transform Dresden into a bustling networking platform. A meeting ground and showcases for international artists and professionals dedicated to music, sound art, and adventurous creativity.
The event will also close the ECAS project while serving as a launch event for a brand-new project born within the network, titled SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe). SHAPE and ECAS are supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
More info: http://icasfestival.net