MediaCityUK September 2014

MET MCUK Sep 2014 Poster

Metanast would like to invite adventurous sonophiles to our most ambitious endeavour yet – an extended event at the fascinating MediaCityUK featuring a diverse programme of sonic arts from local and international artists.

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On Friday 26 September 2014 the Metanast collective will be taking over the University of Salford’s state-of-the-art concert halls at MediaCityUK; the serene Egg Suite and multifaceted Digital Performance Lab, as well as the futuristic adjacent foyer. Over the extended 5 hour programme, the event will showcase the distinct sounds and sights making up contemporary sound art, delivered by established UK and international performers, alongside emerging artists and submissions from around the world.

Metanast is a non-profit collective. All event proceedings are divided among the participating artists. The concert series is a result of support and in kind contributions by the University of Salford, Sound and Music, the Sonic Arts Forum, and the Hellenic Electroacoustic Music Composers Association.

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Event info:

17:00 – 22:00 Friday 26th September 2014
University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Plot B4, Salford Quays, M50 2HE
£3 advance tickets

Event Page:

Programme: Metanast at MediaCityUK – Programme (download pdf)

17:00 – 18:00
Foyer: Scaffold #4 – Frances Kay & Manoli Moriaty Interdisciplinary performance/installation. Funded by IdeasTap.

Egg Suite: Listening Room  Fixed media works from international artists available to browse and audition in a calm environment. Check pdf for full list of artist.

18:00 – 19:30
Digital Performance Lab:  Acousmatic concert featuring tape and video works presented over a 16 channel diffusion system and one of the largest HD projection screens in Europe.
Works by Coryn Smethurst, Diana Salazar, Dixie Treichel, Grant Petrey, Jon Panther, Julius Bucsis, Karin Senff, Lidia Zielinska, Simon Le Boggit, and Stelios Giannoulakis.

20:00 – 22:00
Digital Performance Lab: Live performances of audiovisual noise electronics, self-made instruments, infrasonic feedback systems, field recordings diffusion, and electroacoustic improvisation.
Performances by Robert Curgenven, Alexandros Drymonitis & Alessandra Leone (Self-Absorption), Rodrigo Constanzo, Iain Armstrong & Annie Mahtani (SOUNDkitchen), and Jessica Aslan & Emma Lloyd (KUBOV).