Synthposium, the annual Moscow-based festival explores interdisciplinary cultures formed at the junction of electronic music and technology. This major urban event will provide a unique interactive platform for demonstrating engineering thought, digital design, business projects and the results of creative inquiry across different subjects. A series of talks, documentaries and art exhibitions will take place during both the day and evening, with three after parties at popular clubbing venues in Moscow including performances by a string of major artists.
Partnering up with British Council, with the support of 20 additional brands, the festival will showcase London-based three-man collective London Modular Alliance, NTS Radio presenter and Ninja Tune’s Throwing Shade, audio visual artist Max Cooper and BBC broadcaster Matthew Sweet.
In addition, the festival will host artists such as Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Richard Devine, Ulrich Schnauss, Richard Fearless(Death in Vegas), Frank Muller aka Beroshima, Todd Sines, Baseck, Jacek Sienkiewicz, Rhizome aka Nikita Zabelin, Thomas P. Heckmann, Morphology, Pinkshinyultrablast, Opuswerk, Interchain, Interval and PTU and many more.
Facilitating workshops in their specialised fields, creative podiums will take place throughout the festival. Dmitry Morozov shares insight into technological art through the design of experimental sound instruments and modular synthesizers. Korg’s chief engineer, Tatsuya Takahashi, will speak about his role in designing affordable synths such as Monotron and Volca lines, and cinematic sound artist will premiere of Deckard’s Dream, designed in Japan by Roman Filippov.
Visual artists include Alexey Rudenko aka arhew0, Anastasya Alekhina, Andrey Guryanov , Formic Acid , Galina Leonova, Misak Samokatyan, Pasha Seldemirov, Stain and Vahram Akimyan.
Winzavod Contemporary School of Arts
Main Program – expo, music performances,lectures, public talks, interactive art, food & fun
Thursday, August 24th — 18:00-23:00
Friday, August 25th — 18:00-23:00
Saturday, August 26th — 12:00-23:00
Sunday, August 27th — 12:00-23:00
Moscow Film School
Lectures, workshops, public talks, various educational events
Thursday, August 24th — 12:00-20:00
Friday, August 25th — 12:00-20:00
Pluton (Friday 25/08)
Rodnya (Saturday 26/08)