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Handmade Music Night

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Every 3rd Thursday, 7:30p to 10:30p, FREE admission

Part party, part mixer, part Science Fair, and part performance, this is an informal chance for geeksters and the geek-curious to come together, relax, and discover new sounds. The evening is a gathering of inventors of new instruments & music technology. Featuring circuit-bent toys, custom software and patches, interactive digital & visual instruments, custom electronics, electricity-powered noisemakers, DIY robots and new acoustic instruments. And it’s open to everyone from hard-core hackers & newcomers to music lovers who want to learn about the DIY music scene.

New from Handmade Music Night: Open Lab, August 20th

6 to 10:30 p, 7:30 p Featured Guest, All night: lots of surprises, noisy, working, not working - the lot.

Our workshop is now your workshop. In addition to our regular Handmade Music science fair - sonic party series, we’re now offering open lab events during which people can bring hardware and software projects to work on. Whether you’re an absolute beginner trying out a new kit for the first time or an advanced programmer or hardware maker, it’s an open space in which you can spend several hours getting something accomplished. Get that fuzzy synth / strange noisemaker ready to make a racket at a Handmade Music event!

Bring your work and any tools or cables you may need. We’ll provide space, power, and inspiration and ideas from other like-minded DIYers, experienced and newbie alike.

ARS Electronica – Call for entries

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

Since 1987, the Prix Ars Electronica has served as an interdisciplinary platform for everyone who uses the computer as a universal medium for implementing and designing their creative projects at the interface of art, technology and society.

The 23rd Prix Ars Electronica - International Competition for CyberArts is open for entries now! The ‘Computer Animation / Film / VFX’ category has been part of the Prix Ars Electronica since its very inception. It recognizes excellence in independent work in the arts and sciences as well as in high-end commercial productions in the film, advertising and entertainment industries. In this category, artistic originality counts just as much as masterful technical achievement.

Categories: Computer Animation / Film / VFX; Digital Music; Interactive Art;
Hybrid Art; Digital Communities; [the next idea] Grant; Media.Art.Research
Award; u19 - freestyle computing. Total Prize Money: € 122.500.

Online Submission Deadline: 6 March
For further information, E-Mail: [email protected], or visit the website

Wearable Computers Symposium, Austria

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

ISWC’09, the thirteenth annual IEEE International Symposium on Wearable Computers, is the premier forum for wearable computing and issues related to on-body and worn mobile technologies. ISWC’09 will bring together researchers, product vendors, fashion designers, textile manufacturers, users, and related professionals to share information  and  advances  in wearable computing.  ISWC’09 explicitly aims to broaden its scope to include cell phones and cell phone applications as they have become the most successful wearable computer to date.

ISWC’09 invites participants to submit original work in one or more of thefollowing formats: full papers, notes, posters, late breaking results, demonstrations, videos, tutorials and workshops. As already successfully performed in the past, this year’s ISWC also invites for a  contest  of wearable system  designs, encouraging academic  and  industrial  design, media  and  art authorities to submit conceptual work in a creative, inspiring, innovative and future oriented style.

ISWC’09 will be held from September 4-7, 2009 in Linz (Austria)
For further information contact [email protected] , or visit the website at: