Urban Festival of Electronic Music and Arts - Manchester, 20-23 July
Share NYC end the tyranny of the lone laptop musicians monopolising the input sockets, presenting an open jam session in collaboration with the UK's SoundNetwork, inviting you to improvise on each others' signal. Audio Jam: Bring you noise-maker of choice and an XLR, quarter-inch or RCA cable to join in. Video Jam: Multi-user live video synthesis. bring your clips, camera or laptop / Amiga and VGA, S-Video, or RCA cables to join in. http://share.dj
Museum of Science and Industry
12-5pm, Sunday 23 July
FAST AND SLOW NETWORKS, INTERVAL
Join Interval as they set out on a barge journey along Manchester's canal network, in a collision of technologies of the information age
and older, slower networks of the industrial past. Interval host a project by Bandung Center For New Media Arts aboard this 'mobile media' space, and live work created aboard the boat will be streamed over a custom-built wireless network, linking to a collaborative project inside a shipping container located at the Museum of Science and Industry. www.interval.org.uk
21-24 July 10am - 4pm, Slate Wharf, Bridgewater Canal & Museum of Science and Industry
(Barge sailings start on Friday 21st, and embark from Slate Wharf approximately every 11/2 hrs, 4x daily, and are free.)
URBAN INTERVENTION MACHINE, MIMOSA
mimoSa have been mapping Brazilian cities since 2005 through 'urban interventions'. Using these special machines built by local people
from found objects and makeshift electronics, mimoSa re-appropriate technology to reveal places, people and their tales in a new light.
They bring their project to the UK for the first time, and will collaborate with local group UHC to build their Manchester 'urban intervention and information correction machine' and take part in an intervention ...