UM FESTIVAL | experimental intermedia festival | Lisbon, PT | 12>15Nov

UM: 12 - 15 NovemberUM 2009: International Festival of Experimental Intermedia. Lisbon, Portugal
UM: International Festival for Experimental Intermedia is a four-day festival programme taking place between 12-15 Nov 2009, across various venues in central Lisbon, with the exhibition continuing until 23 Nov.The event includes exhibitions, workshops, talks, concerts, performances and public works, with internationally renowned artists, musicians, academics, designers, architects and practitioners taking part.
UM aims to go beyond the limited term of ‘media art’ and instead present ‘intermedia’ practices, as a combination of art forms, which focus on concept, communication, realisation and implication. Within the exhibition, talks and workshops emphasizes is placed on cross-over, experimental and socially engaged practices, which take risks, extend ideas and bring together different approaches and techniques.
As one of the only kind of festival’s currently taking place in Portugal, UM aims to support the presentation and dissemination of contemporary intermedia practices from Portugal, as well as bring leading international artists to the country. Drawing on open curational approaches to programming, this year music promoters and curators, QuJunktions (UK) and Prof. Jussi Ängeslevä (FI/DE) from the Digital Media class, The Berlin University of the Arts/Universität der Künste Berlin have been invited to input into the programme selection.
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