FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Thursday, November 3

18.00
Press conference and curator's guided tour through the exhibition (kim? in Spikeri, Riga)
19.00
Opening of the festival and TECHNO-ECOLOGIES exhibition (KIM? Center at Spikeri Quartier)

Friday, November 4

10.00 – 17.00
Conference "Techno-ecologies", Day 1. Panels: 1. Technology and Nature, 2. Technology and Society, 3. Technology and the Environment (RIXC Media Space, Riga)
12.00 – 18.00
Workshop "SonicDrift" by memelab / CA (kim? in Spikeri)
20.00
Video programme: eteam (US/DE) "Prim Limit", Pilvi Takala (FI/NL) "Players", Sebastian Diaz-Morales "Oracle" (AR/NL), Ne?l Beloufa (FR) "Kempinski", Yin-Ju Chen & James T. Hong (NL) "End Transmission" (RIXC Media Space)
Entrance 2.50 Ls, students – 1.50 Ls.

Saturday, November 5

10.00 – 17.00
Conference "Techno-ecologies", Day 2. Panels: 4. Technology and People, 5. Technology, Art and Ecology, 6. Technologies and Open Systems (RIXC Media Space)
12.00 – 18.00
Workshops: "Talking to the Plants" by Popkalab and "Symptoms Riga" by Martin Howse / UK (kim? in Spikeri)
20.00
Closing of the festival: "Imaginary Media", audio-visual lecture-performance by Eric Kluitenberg and presentation of the Latvian edition of "The Book of Imaginary Media" (RIXC Media Space)


November 4 and 5, 10.00 - 17.00 (in parallel to conference ) blablabLAB (ES) will hold the 3D printing project "Be Your Own Souvenir!" (RIXC Media Space)

November 7 - 13iWeek 2011 programme - international new media art week: workshops, "show and talk" sessions, lectures, performances, exhibitions in Liepaja (MPLab, Liepaja).

November 4 - December 11 - exhibition "Techno-ecologies" open to visitors (kim? in Spikeri, Riga).
Opening hours: Mon.: closed, Tue., Wed.:  14.00 - 19.00, Thu.: 14.00 - 20.00, Fri.: 14.00 - 19.00, Sat., Sun.:12.00 - 18.00. Free entrance.


Venues and addresses:

RIXC Media Space, 11. novembra krastmala 35, entrance from Minsterejas street, Riga. (http://rixc.lv)
kim? Contemporary Art Center in Spikeri Quartier for Creative Industries, Maskavas street 12/1, Riga. (http://kim.lv)
MPLab, Art Research Laboratory of Liepaja University, Kurmajas prospect 13, Liepaja. (http://mplab.lv)

For attending the festival and conference, please register beforehand by sending an e-mail to: rixc @ rixc.lv
If you are interested to participate in workshops, please contact: Agnese Baranova <agnese@rixc.lv>, ph. +371-67228478