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Noise of Art: Summer Festival Line-up

Celebrating the convergence of music & visual art, the 3rd Noise of Art summer event will take place from th 11th-19th of July -including art installations, club nights, gigs and music and film events

Richard Dyer

Date published: 25th Apr 2008

It will follow two lead up events in London, including June's event at the Astoria (with Bomb the Bass playing live for the first time in 20 years) and precede the much anticipated Big Chill show in August.
Booka Shade, plus another very special Get Physical guest from Berlin and a special French guest (both to be announced soon), Berlin based Vector Lovers, Ben Osborne, A Human, U R Penetrators, My Toys Like Me, A1 People, Les Hommes Du Train, Punx Soundcheck, plus visual acts Overlap, Code ep, FunkCutter/ Punvert, Kodek … and many more to be announced.
Venues include a night club, a bar, BFI Southbank, The Thames and a Church in central London. Full details and prices to be announced but we can reveal three key dates.
Friday 11 July.
93 Feet East. Free. Opening Party
Wednesday 16 July.
BFI Southbank. £10. Booka Shade exclusive one off live set for Noise of Art.
Saturday 19 July.
The Social, Little Portland Street. Free. Closing party.
More dates to be announced. Tickets will be on sale from the BFI website. Continuing an established theme which saw earlier Noise of Art events introduce the cream of the new wave of French dance music to the UK (including most of the Ed Banger roster), this year's line up will focus on Berlin acts.
This summer Noise of Art will be hosting a week's worth of events from multimedia art to clubbing and live gigs that will see some of Germany's biggest electronic exports, Booka Shade, headline, as this year􀀁s Noise of Art Festival
focuses on Berlin collaborations. The original Get Physical artists will be creatinga new live set to accompany a special screening of the 1911 film 'Inferno' whilst more acts from Germany (including special surprise Get Physcial guests), France, the UK and Eastern Europe are to be announced in a series of events on the Southbank and across London, along with Robot instillations and new works
of art.
Tickets will be available from the BFI website and via the Noise of Art
'Inferno'(1911)Noise of Art's rare showing of this early ground breaking masterpiece byFrancesco Bertonlini and Adolfo Padovan features some of the earliest specialeffects in film. The film, which will be set to new music by Berlin based electronicmusic maestros Booka Shade, is loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedyand inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré.
'Piccadilly' (1928)Made by EA Dupont in London in 1928, Piccadilly is based in upper class andworkers clubs in London in the 1920s. Dupont was born to Parisian parents inBerlin and made most of his films in London. He made three films about nightclubs in London, Paris and Berlin. Short versions of the films will be set to newmusic by various artists from those cities.
ABOUT NOISE OF ART:Noise of Art celebrates the convergence of music and visual art brought about by the digital age and over the past three years has worked with establishe electronic musicians and artists as well as introduced new talent. Debut UKperformances include bringing many of the Ed Banger roster from Paris to the UK as well as new artists such as Nathan Fake, while also debuting andcommissioning new material from established acts such as Bomb The Bass, Booka Shade, MANDY, Coldcut, Lemon Jelly, Sebastian Tellier, Laurent Garnier and Chateau Flight.
During this time Noise of Art events have been held at such esteemed an diverse venues as Tate Britain, The Key, De La Warr Pavilion, the National Film Theatre, London, Bar Music Hall, The Social, Latitude Festival, Institute ofContemporary Art, Bongo club Edinburgh, Caves Edinburgh, Institute Francais, Komedia Brighton, 333, Glasgow College of Art and most recently in January this year the BFI Southbank with the first of its 'Nite Versions' series focussing on EADupont􀀂s 1920 film of London club nightlife 'Piccadilly'.
More visuals and installations to be announced.
Venues:93 Feet East, Brick Lane, London The Southbank, London outdoor free eventsBFI Southbank (formerly National Film theatre), Southbank, London.St John's Church, Waterloo, LondonThe Social, Little Portman Street, London.
More acts, venues and details to be announced

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