Digital in Berlin is proud to present the Semibreve Festival in Braga. Semibreve is an event focused on the universe of electronic music & digital art.
Through a meticulous artist selection and a wary perspective on current research trends, Festival Semibreve intends to spread the state of the art in the field of digital art and to promote performances from some of the most relevant electronic music artists from our time.
The first edition of Festival Semibreve will take place in Braga, from 10 to 13 of November 2011, integrated in the European Youth Capital 2012 programme.
The Monastery of Tibães will held an extension dedicated to lectures and conferences from leading artists and researchers in the field of art-applied technology.
Theatro Circo, one of the city’s highlights, will be the heart of the event, hosting concerts, installations and works created by the Computer Graphics Center and the Department of Information Systems of University of Minho.
Performing at the Teatro Circo on 11–13 November are Qluster with Luma.Launisch, Taylor Deupree and Stephan Mathieu performing Transcriptions, Jon Hopkins, Fennesz joined by video artist Pedro Maia, Blac Koyote, alva noto, Murcof with AntiVJ and Vitor Joaquim & Hugo Olim.
St. Barbara Garden in Braga
Lectures take place on 10 November at the Tibães Monastery. The speakers are Hans Joachim Roedelius, Taylor Deupree, Stephan Mathieu, Vitor Joaquim and Tony Herrington.
Braga is the oldest archdiocese and Portugal’s third major city. Braga is the oldest Portuguese city and one of the oldest Christian cities in the World. With an urban population of 175,063, Braga is the largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and Oporto.
Semibreve Festival 2011
with Qluster/Luma.Launisch, Taylor Deupree and Stephan Mathieu performing Transcriptions, Jon Hopkins, Fennesz joined by video artist Pedro Maia, Blac Koyote, alva noto, Murcof with AntiVJ and Vitor Joaquim & Hugo Olim
10 – 13 November 2011
Theatro Circo | Av. da Liberdade, 697 | 4710-251 Braga, Portugal
http://www.festivalsemibreve.com | http://www.theatrocirco.com