Electronic music and digital culture has greatly evolved over the last few years, which has generated numerous international collaborations between Montreal and London. The British Council Canada is pleased to announce the support of the curatorial exchange between MUTEK International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music in Montreal and Convergence festival in London, as part of the Quebec-UK Cultural Cooperation Fund, awarded by the Québec Government and the British Council.
The following UK artists were chosen to participate at MUTEK to promote innovative artworks in the field of digital art and electronic music: Andy Stott, James Holden, Millie & Andrea, Rival Consoles, Adrian Sherwood, Pinch and Kode9. Three artists from the Opal Tapes label, Basic House, Karen Gwyer and Perfume Advert also obtained support from PRS for Music Foundation to participate at MUTEK. Additionally, the duo Audint will present an experiential sonic installation, film and discussion during the festival.