The Simultan Festival is an annual festival for video, media art, experimental electronic music and a/v projects.

The festival wishes to sustain and to stimulate the creative ways of the most modern visions of perceiving and recording the cultural realities in contemporary art. It presents the current processes and the way in which technology and society give rise to new forms of artistic expression by using the new media.

Based on a different theme every year, the festival presents video art projections, live performances, installations, lectures.

This year’s edition runs under the theme Trans-position and will take place on 21-23 May, 2009, in Timisoara, Romania.

Press release [comunicat de presa-in romana]

The festival locations are:
Sinagoga din Cetate [str. Marasesti nr.6]
Faculty of Art [str. Oituz nr.2]
Inside [str. Marasesti nr.7, ap.3]

Admission:
Screenings & presentations: free entry
Concerts: 10lei/evening

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SIMULTAN05 | video
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As in the previous years, the festival will present the most challenging and innovative video art works submitted for the competition program by artists from all around the world.
More than 100 video works will be screened in the festival, which also includes hosted selections.
More info about the works and artists in the program

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SIMULTAN05 | music & sound
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On the 22nd and 23rd, in the evenings, at the Synagogue will take place live concerts and
sound performances by the following artists:

Bernhard Gál [At] - info
eRikm [Fr] - info
Robert Piotrowicz [Pl] - info
Makunouchi Bento [Ro] -visuals by VJ Spuchi info
Tetsuya Hori [Jp/De] - info
Manami N [Jp/De] - info

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the festival poster [here]

 
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