Mal au Pixel 7
For its 7th edition, Mal au Pixel festival, devoted to open source cultures, will set up an exhibition, a series of workshops and several public meetings at la Gaîté Lyrique, in Paris. Artists, hackers, researchers and activists are invited to present their works and prototypes, aiming at subverting surveillance techniques and control societies. The exhibiton will be accompanied with a series of workshops and debates.
Mal au Pixel takes a look at this major issue and reveals new twists at the crossroad of arts and hacking, through the works of: !Mediengruppe Bitnik, Julian Oliver & Danja Vasiliev, Telekommunisten, Timo Toots et Benjamin Gaulon.
Several experimental movies dealing with the current festival topic are scheduled, films by Manu Luksch, Gorgomancy.net, Dominic Gagnon et Gwenola Wagon.
On Oct. 27-28th and Dec. 8-9th, two seminars are proposed, gathering the aforementioned artists, activists and theoreticians as well as other invitees, in order to discuss the issues of surveillance technologies.
On the fringe of the exhibition, and in cooperation with "Laboratoire ouvert", a series of practical workshops are organized for anyone who wants to improve his/her technical knowledge, every Tuesday from Oct. 30th to dec 18th.