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My installation “What do machines sing of?” will be part of this years “MÈQ FESTIVAL – Festival international d’art numérique performatif et de création audiovisuelle contemporaine” in Montpellier (France). MÈQ FESTIVAL takes place 12 October — 14 October at Humain trop humain CDN Montpellier. I will also give a talk on friday, so please check the festival webpage for more info.

Festival Teaser



Festival: Friday 12 – 14 October 2017
Festival Exhibition: 12 – 14 October 2017

Festival Location

MÈQ FESTIVAL @ Chateau de Grammont
2733C Avenue Albert Einstein
34000 Montpellier, France

More info here

Mèq Festival
Program as PDF