Biennale de Montréal
The 6th edition of La Biennale de Montréal is held May 1 - 31, 2009. Brainchild of the CIAC - Centre international d'art contemporain de Montréal and its artistic director Claude Gosselin in 1998, La Biennale de Montréal enhances the city's reputation on the international scene of biennials. It bears witness to contemporary culture and provides insight into various artistic fields such as visual arts, graphic design, video and camera.
"Editorial Vision: As new media artists and educators we often face the challenges of a lack of familiar guideposts for assessing excellence both for our selves and our students and in articulating these standards to the institutions with and in which we do our work. In reviewing submissions we will look especially for those artworks, research reports and essays which will help our community define itself in academic and professional contexts. To this end submissions will be subject to a rigorous peer review process based on criteria articulated by the editorial board. As well as showcasing the work of new media artists, we are looking for submissions that will launch new inquires or prompt debate. Artists and authors should ask themselves what is at stake more generally in their submissions, how their ideas advance and support the nature of and our understanding of new media. Most of all, we would like submissions to be provocative, lively, engaging, distinctly voiced, and well executed."
Tate Intermedia Art Podcasts
Infrequency is an ongoing podcast series of live performance recordings and artist commissions, in conjunction with Tate’s Intermedia Art programme.
The podcasts will be infrequent and intriguing, building on and developing a legacy of avant-garde and contemporary sound and electronic music.
Current episodes include a performance recording of Tony Conrad (See current programme for further details). Previous event recordings are also available, including work by Christian Marclay, Alvin Lucier, John White, Achim Wollschied, Robert Henke (aka Monolake), Ryoichi Kurokawa, Sachiko M and Toshimaru Nakamura.
Artists from the international electronic music scene converge on Montreal for the tenth installment of Mutek, the city's shout out to experimental music and art.