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(Algo|Afro) Futures

July 23 @ 18:00 - 20:00 BST

Please join us for the live project conclusion for (Algo|Afro) Futures, celebrating the work of four early-career Black artists who, since April 2021, have been exploring the creative potential of live coding.

The event will feature pre-recorded and live performances and artworks from:

Samir Saunders
Emily Mulenga
Rosa Francesca
Jae Tallawah

You can join the event here in Digbeth, or online  – there will be a simultaneous live stream to the Eulerroom youtube channel

Free but places are limited. Please book in advance here

Live coding is a performative practice where artists and musicians use code to create live music and live visuals. This is often done at electronic dance music events called Algoraves, but live coding is a technique rather than a genre, and has also been applied to noise music, choreography, live cinema, and many other time-based artforms. The project has been running at Vivid Projects and online. It was developed and delivered by mentors Antonio Roberts and Alex McLean, two leading artists within the UK and international live coding scene. You can read more about the project artists here .

(Algo|Afro) Futures is a mentoring programme for early career Black artists who want to explore the creative potential of live coding, organised by Antonio Roberts and Alex McLean with Then Try This and Vivid Projects, in collaboration with and funded by the UKRI research project “Music and the Internet: Towards a Digital Sociology of Music”.

 

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
18:00 - 20:00 BST
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.vividprojects.org.uk/programme/algoafro-futures-algorave/

Venue

Vivid Projects
16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B5 5RT United Kingdom