MUTEK San Francisco: Digi Lab
May 2-5, 2019. Free to the public

Digi Lab encompasses digital technology and music symposiums, artist conversations, panels, presentations, workshops, and demonstrations. Always open to the public as part of the festival’s free daytime program, Digi Lab is a gathering that explores the links between creativity, whether it be musical, technological or philosophical, in a discursive and inviting context.


Thursday, May 2

Digi Lab 1 ➤ California Academy of Sciences, 7-9pm

Join us in an evening of conversations focused on as we take a look into space, the moon, and creativity.

• 7pm Envisioning Art in Space w/ SMITH and Loft Orbital

• 8pm Space as Muse: Looking into the Cosmos for Inspiration with Heather D'Angelo (Au Revoir Simone), Craig Dorety, Eva Schlegel

Conversations moderated by Nastia Voynovskaya (KQED)


Friday, May 3

Intro to Envelop Workshop, 11am-12pm + Envelop Showcase, 1pm Envelop SF (Inside the Midway @ 900 Marin St, San Francisco, CA 94124) Showcase featuring: Christopher Willits, Christina Chatfield, Mark Slee

Digi Lab ➤ 2.1: RS 94109, 1-3pm
• FACT: Against the Clock with Kelly Moran and Sepehr
FACT Magazine's Against The Clock is a long-running series where music producers are asked to create a track in just 10 minutes, live on camera in their studio. With Against The Clock Lab, FACT places the series in front of an audience and adds a question and answer session, so attendees will be able to not only witness a producer fashion a track from scratch but pick their brain about the process, too. RSVP HERE

Digi Lab 2.2 ➤ Astro Studios, 4-6pm
Metapop x MUTEK.SF: Beat Cypher
Watch as local producers create a live beat, loop, or track on the fly using Reactor Blocks. The winner will receive a special gear and prize package care of Native Instruments.


Saturday, May 4

Intro to Envelop Workshop, 11am-12pm + Envelop Showcase, 1pm Envelop SF (Inside the Midway @ 900 Marin St, San Francisco, CA 94124) Showcase featuring: Christopher Willits, Christina Chatfield, Mark Slee

Digi Lab 3.1 ➤ Goethe-Institut San Francisco, 2-6pm
• 2 pm Collaboration and Communication Across Spaces: Creating Across Cultures and Time Zones with Christopher Jette, Lottie Rippon (dublab/ shesaid.so), moderated by Hannah Silk Champagne (Redeye Distribution)

• 3pm Lawrence English: In Conversation with John Twells (FACT Magazine)

• 3:45pm Choose Your Own Adventure: Making Your Career as an Independent Artist Today w/ Andrew Jervis (Bandcamp), Evelyn Malinowski (Experimental Housewife), Prem Kumta (Up All Night), ecco screen, moderated by John Twells (FACT Magazine)

• 4:35pm Local Challenges: The Trials and Tribulations of the Creator in San Francisco with Sohrab Harooni (RS94109), Arushi Jain aka OSE (GHUNGHRU) . Moderated by Chris Zaldua (SURFACE TENSION)

• 5:15 pm Play Your Part: The Future of Musical Instruments, with Tenkai Kariya (Zetaohm), CYRNAI, Gina Collecchia (Spatial Inc.), Hugo Paris (Lavender), Will Stockwell (humble audio). Moderated by Lance Hill (Vintage Synth Museum)

Digi Lab 3.2 ➤ 906.World Cultural Center 12-3pm
immerse(d): Conversation and Music at the Intersection of Health, Bass, and Technology

• 12pm Low Frequencies: Dimensions of Well Being. An exploration into how deep immersive music and sound can affect our emotional, physical, and mental well-being with Robot Koch, Shiva, and Kode 9. Moderated by Co-founder/President of SUBPAC + StudioFeed, John Alexiou

• 1:20pm Guided meditation in sound with pre-recording from Daedelus + visuals by Diagraf

• 1:30pm Network + Experience. Break out, connect and come to ground with bass focused installations

• 2pm Artist Q&A with West Coast bass legend Ana Sia

• 2:15pm Live performance by Ana Sia. Audiences can physically experience sound using SUBPAC wearable technology.


Sunday, May 5

Intro to Envelop Workshop, 11am-12pm + Envelop Showcase, 1pm Envelop SF (Inside the Midway @ 900 Marin St, San Francisco, CA 94124) Showcase featuring: Christopher Willits, Christina Chatfield, Mark Slee


 
 
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