Dutch Electronic Art Festival - DEAF

The Power of Things

16 May 2012
20 May 2012

The Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF) is an international and interdisciplinary biennial that focuses on art, technology and society. DEAF presents a wide range of program segments, including a large exhibition of interactive artworks and installations. There will also be concerts, performances, seminars, workshops and an academic symposium.


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The international festival is characterized by a thematic approach. Its aim is to bring current developments and themes around art in our technological culture to a diverse audience.

DEAF 2012 Thema: The Power of Things

How things relate to each other, how they connect to each other, and how biological, cultural, social and technological structure, form and networks arise from out of those processes will be the focus of the artists, designers and scientists at DEAF2012.

The main exhibition in the former Post office at Coolsingel runs till June 4th.

Other locations:
V2_Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam (workshops)
WORM, Rotterdam (music and club program)
Gouvernestraat, Rotterdam (debates and theater)
De Balie, Amsterdam (symposium)

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