Choreographic Coding Lab Amsterdam 2019 | 26 – 30 MayWhat interesting new experiences can be brought to life when the worlds of dance and creative coding meet? How can dance data be used as a starting point for the creation of new performances and even installation art or music? These questions are only a few of the many topics to be explored in the coming Choreographic Coding Lab Amsterdam 2019; the nomadic and experimental laboratory for dance and coding happening in Amsterdam from 26 to 30 May at Dansmakers.
Press Release: FIBER completes programme for first edition of FIBER Weekends 2018Taking place in Amsterdam on 23 November and 1 December, FIBER Weekends 2018 is a new, decentralized art event dedicated to emerging developments in audiovisual art, electronic music, creative coding, and advanced technologies. FIBER now completes the Weekends’ programme with the addition of 11 new speakers and performers, including Utrecht-based electronic musician upsammy, Italian interdisciplinary artist TeZ, live-coding performance duo Joana Chicau & Jonathan Reus, American researcher and...
Press Release: FIBER launches new audiovisual art, digital culture and electronic music event FIBER Weekends 2018FIBER is proud to present the launch of FIBER Weekends 2018, a new, decentralized art event dedicated to emerging developments in audiovisual art, electronic music, creative coding, and advanced technologies. Taking place in Amsterdam on 23 November and 1 December, the inaugural edition of FIBER Weekends features an opening concert of mesmerizing live performances at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, an extended conference edition of the Coded Matter(s) series at Lab111 and a club and performance nigh...
Terra Fiction – art and sci-fi in the new age of space colonisationOn Thursday 27 September FIBER and De Brakke Grond present 'Coded Matter(s): Terra Fiction' an evening programme about digital culture and imagining future worlds and sustainable living on earth and beyond. Speakers working on the cross-section of art, literature, science and design reflect on the new relationship between man, technology, earth and life in space.
FIBER presents 'Big Bias': An Evening About The Hidden Prejudices In Smart Technologies | May 17On Thursday 17 May, the first edition of the new season Coded Matter (s) will take place in collaboration with De Brakke Grond. The lecture program is based on the theme 'Big Bias' and uses three presentations by artists Zach Blas, Mimi Onuoha and Femke Snelting to show the embedded power structures and prejudices in 'smart' technology. Since 2013 FIBER has been exploring in the events series Coded Matter(s) how current issues concerning digital technology are dealt with within contemporary a...
FIBER Festival presents Art & Music programThe fourth edition of FIBER Festival takes place from 11 to 14 May in Amsterdam and remains THE international hub for lovers and makers of innovative digital culture, audiovisual art and electronic music. FIBER Festival attracts over 50 participating speakers and artists, 2500 visitors and a wide selection of local businesses and organizations, who will gather in the city of Amsterdam. FIBER connects with both a local and international audience of young, professional creators and enthusiasts ...
FIBER Festival and Club Shelter organize an innovative multisensory concert and club nightFIBER Festival and Club Shelter join forces and organize a full concert and club night collaboration on Saturday May 13th. During this FIBER Festival night the visitor will be submerged in an experimental sonic experience in which all senses will be fascinated. The Amsterdam based FIBER organization has confirmed the popular Club Shelter as their third location for the next FIBER Festival 2017. The fourth festival edition takes places from 11th to May 14th in Amsterdam and presents new voices...
FIBER & The Rest is Noise presents: ‘Paul Jebanasam & Tarik Barri en Scott Monteith & Rainer Kohlberger’ (06/01/2017)FIBER x The Rest is Noise is a multi sensory concert night where sound and image converge to an intense overall experience. Two acclaimed audiovisual duo’s - one composer / musician and a visual artist - take the audience on a journey along hypnotic landscapes, massive electronic sounds and mesmerizing voices. FIBER x TRIN is a transcendental experience offering a window to unknown worlds.
FIBER & De Brakke Grond present: ‘Coded Matter(s) #13: Compiled Landscapes’ (24/03/2016)On Thursday March 24, 2016, FIBER & De Brakke Grond present ‘Coded Matter(s) #13: Compiled Landscapes’. In the final Coded Matter(s) edition before summer we go in search of the sublime and hidden transformations of 21st century landscapes. An evening with extraordinary presentations interspersed with short films by artists, scientists, and designers. Through new ways of storytelling - using innovative technologies such as Virtual Reality, LIDAR scanning and experimental data visualizations -...
FIBER & De Brakke Grond present: Michel Bauwens & The Promise of the Blockchain – 25/02The rise of the infamous cryptocurrency Bitcoin has sparked interest in another revolutionary technology: the blockchain. On Thursday the 25th of February Flemish Arts Centre de Brakke Grond & FIBER present a debate programme about the decentralised database technology, that has been predicted to greatly alter the world we live in. Michel Bauwens talks with leading artist, designers, and thinkers on the applications and implications of the blockchain.
FIBER presents audiovisual art at SPEKTRUM (Berlin) on January 23 & 24, 2016As part of CTM/Transmediale Vorspiel 2016, Amsterdam based FIBER presents a collaborative two day programme at SPEKTRUM with audiovisual performances, an artistic meetup and a screening programme. The event is co-created with LIMA, Berlin based Retune and SPEKTRUM’s local communities. This cultural exchange is part of an ongoing research trajectory to setup an artistic production network for emerging artists between European festivals.
FIBER & de Brakke Grond present: ‘Coded Matter(s) #11: Cinematic Specimens’ (10/01/2016)On January 10, 2016, FIBER & De Brakke Grond present ‘Coded Matter(s) #11: Cinematic Specimens’; a Sunday matinee full of exciting multi-sensory audiovisual performances. In the first Coded Matter(s) edition of the new year we will explore how artists and musicians use self-built systems and generative processes to produce sound and visuals.
FIBER & de Brakke Grond present Coded Matter(s) #10: Algorithmic Wildlife (10/09/2015)On September 10, FIBER & De Brakke Grond present Coded Matter(s): Algorithmic Wildlife. For this jubilee edition, Coded Matter(s) invites artists and researchers to explore and reflect on algorithms, their nature, morals and ethics, and our relation to them.
FIBER & De Brakke Grond present Coded Matter(s) #9: High Fidelity full programmeOn 18 June FIBER will present its next event at De Brakke Grond: Coded Matter(s) #9: High Fidelity. This edition of the popular event series will feature an immersive evening of presentations and discussions, alongside an advanced two-day workshop. The theme ‘High Fidelity’ will focus on the powerfully interconnected relationship between light, code, calibration and resolution. FIBER now presents the full programme line up, including details on the speakers, workshop, and ticketing.
FIBER & de Brakke Grond present: Coded Matter(s) #9: High Fidelity (18/06/2015)FIBER has announced its next event in collaboration with De Brakke Grond. The highly anticipated Coded Matter(s) #9: High Fidelity will take place on 18 June at the exquisite Brakke Grond cultural centre. This specially curated programme consists of an intensive evening of presentations and discussions as well as a two-day workshop, all led by forerunners in the fields of art and advanced computer vision research. More info http://www.codedmatters.nl/event/high-fidelity
Volkshotel Confirmed as Symposium Location For FIBER Festival (NL/ENG)Amsterdam-based organization FIBER has confirmed Volkshotel as its last location for the upcoming FIBER Festival 2015. The festival takes place 15 & 16 May, and focuses on audiovisual art, digital culture and electronic music. One of the more prominent festival components is the symposium titled 'Exploring the Subterranean', which will be hosted by the popular Volkshotel. This symposium presents a full day of talks and discussions focusing on the influence of digital technologies on contempor...
Press release: FIBER Festival 2015 presents full line-upOn May 15 and 16 FIBER returns with the third edition of FIBER Festival, which will take place at A Lab and Radion (Amsterdam). After three years of organising smaller events, such as Coded Matter(s) and Bring Your Own Beamer, the Amsterdam based organisation will present a new edition of its festival as a meeting point for admirers and makers of audiovisual art, digital design and electronic music. The programme is complete and filled with an excellent selection of critical ánd inspiring art...
Press Release: FIBER Festival 15 & 16 May 2015, AmsterdamAfter a break of almost three years the Amsterdam based FIBER festival returns on May 15 & 16 with a packed programme of audiovisual art, immersive performances, electronic music, workshops and a symposium. This edition is focused on the theme 'The Subterranean: Exploring Networked Tools and Matter' and questions the often invisible influence of digital technology on our daily lives. FIBER festival takes place at two cultural hotspots A Lab (symposium, meetup, exhibition) and club Radion (per...
FIBER & de Brakke Grond present: Coded Matter(s) #7: Extended Senses (01/06/2014)On Sunday 1 June, FIBER and Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond present Coded Matter(s) #7: Extended Senses; a day and evening of discovering and exploring how technology enables new sensory experiences of nature and networks.
FIBER & STEIM present: Algorave (21-23/03/2014)On Saturday 22 March, FIBER and STEIM join forces to present the Netherlands’ very first Algorave (Algorithmic Rave). The Algorave brings the cerebral world of live coding and the dirty dancing of raves together to form a new wave in club culture in which performers improvise their music live on stage by writing and re-writing code. If you're looking for a new kind of raw, unpredictable night of dirty industrial techno sounds and truly live electronic music: this is it.
FIBER & 5 Days Off present: Coding the Club (06/03/2014)On Thursday, March 6th FIBER and music festival 5 Days Off present 'Coded Matter(s) #5: Coding The Club'; an evening about new developments in the production of dance floor environments, groundbreaking audiovisual live shows and electronic music. During Coding the Club you’ll explore the cutting edge of the club: from self-built controllers for music and DJing to the enormous light shows and engaging club experiences. Made by collaborations between DJs, producers, artists and coders. With per...
FIBER & MU present Coded Matter(s) #3: Transmaterials – 10/1/14On Friday 10 January 2014 FIBER and MU present Coded Matter(s) #3: Transmaterials. During this evening programme artists, designers and theorists explore how digital fabrication technologies, such as laser cutting and 3D printers, provide unprecedented possibilities to translate coded virtual forms and digital processes into physical materials. MU’s current exhibition The Sculpture Factory by the London-based artist Quayola exemplifies how merging computational aesthetics with physical matte...
FIBER presents Coded Matter(s) #2: Sound Hackers – 10/11/13FIBER and Flemish Arts Centre de Brakke Grond present the second edition of Coded Matter(s), titled ‘Sound Hackers’ 10/11. During this Sunday afternoon matinee you’ll experience the rising possibilities and new expressions in sound and music due to emerging technologies and code. The afternoon will be filled with a talk and various performances by artists like audiovisual performer Paul Prudence, Soundlings and Pieter Jan Pieters (OWOW). Everyone with an interested in sound & music is invited
FIBER presents: Coded Matter(s) – 10/09, De Brakke GrondOn Tuesday September 10, FIBER presents the first edition of “Coded Matter(s)”, together with Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond (Amsterdam). Coded Matter(s) is a new series of events exploring the explosion of digital processes taking place in hybrid art, design and music and the ripples this causes. During these events artists, designers, musicians and other creatives will demonstrate the limitless possibilities offered by digital systems and creative coding platforms.
FIBER is an Amsterdam based interdisciplinary organisation, that presents new developments in audiovisual art, digital culture and the experimental and deeper corners of electronic music. The team works year round with a vibrant network of artists, designers, researchers and developers, who aspire to introduce mind bending experiences to a broad audience. Special attention goes out to the support of up and coming talents across numerous creative disciplines.
Next to small-scale events and exhibitions, the team organises the recurring FIBER Festival in Amsterdam, which brings together a diverse crowd of new talent, established artists and curious visitors. FIBER aims to explore hybrid forms of art, the power of media- and network technology, and encourages an exchange of views between the makers and their audience.