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February 21, 2024
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MUTEK Barcelona announces the return of its Symposium, with a strong presence from Québec

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MUTEK Montréal is pleased to share details of the Professional Symposium taking place at MUTEK Barcelona from April 10 to 12. This 4th edition is shaping up to be a landmark event for actors in music, digital art, and digital creativity, under the theme Nurturing Networks in Digital Creativity.

Three days of enriching activities are on the agenda, including panels, conferences, workshops, and networking sessions, all aimed at fostering dialogue on the importance of networks for a supportive digital creative ecosystem.

Jointly organized by MUTEK Montréal and MUTEK Barcelona, the programming emphasizes the importance of networks in the evolution of digital creativity and the role of cultural diplomacy. This event is an exceptional opportunity to highlight avant-garde initiatives from Québec on the international stage.

On the first day, Martin Messier and DATUM CUT will kick off the ‘Sculpted With Light & Sound’ series, exploring the relationships between space, light, and sound, as part of the festival's fifteenth anniversary.

On April 11, the day will be dedicated to celebrating innovative projects that define the global landscape of digital creativity. Organizations, studios, and artists from Québec and Catalonia will meet in a B2B format, through short presentations designed to inspire and encourage future collaborations.

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Among the conference highlights, Sarah Mackenzie, Creative Director of MUTEK Forum, will engage in a dialogue with Ludovica Michelin on MUTEK 2024: Reflecting on Anniversaries and Future Directions in Digital Creativity, unveiling the intricacies of the cultural collaboration network established by MUTEK.

The Symposium will conclude with a roundtable titled Fest Forward: Forging New Horizons for Festivals, featuring renowned speakers and moderated by Sarah Mackenzie, promising rich exchanges on the future of festivals in the digital ecosystem.

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This edition promises to be a crossroads of innovative ideas and meaningful collaborations, celebrating the interconnection between Catalonia and Quebec. It's a unique opportunity for professionals to capture the latest trends, share knowledge, and create new partnerships.

Tickets for the Symposium are available for sale, with pre-registration possible for MUTEK Passport holders, highlighting MUTEK's commitment to providing enriching experiences to its community.


MUTEK Montréal invites the creative community, from Quebec and beyond, to join this exciting exploration of digital creativity at MUTEK Barcelona, a must-attend opportunity to connect, learn, and celebrate innovation in the field of electronic music and visual arts.

This event has been made possible thanks to the financial support of the Government of Quebec.

MUTEK would like to thank the support of the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and XN Québec.

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