Imagine someone who uses digital means to produce sound or visual creations.
What are his/her choices on a technical level? in terms of collective or individual work? Where does s/he place her body in relation to this technology, does s/he show it, hide it? Is s/he a thief, a collector, an author, a dancer, a copier ? What are his/her choices for circulation : broadcasting, on line, on stage, via the public ? What contracts does s/he have with the public, within the group ? What are their sources : meetings, chance meetings, corresponding, accidents ?
VJ7 was an attempt to seize bodily these questions and desires. This was an unstable mix which was attractive for those who accept dialogue and experiment.
a space with fluctuating functions which could be transformed into workshop space, projection room, conference room, concert hall, reference room
meetings between participants from different horizons and various online and off line practices : scientists, technicians, all media artists, critics, academics, activists
resources distributed and accessible on site and via a website : photocopies, takeaway prints and downloadable files on internet
a festival of projects for the internet
sound productions and videos available for consultation and to be downloaded
texts published online.
Autonomy, circulation, technology, thread, code, soldering, copyright, copyleft, ownership, sharing, theft, gift, exchange, formal, informal, poetry, literature, rhyme, function, object, compilation, recipe, cooking, internal, externalities, loop, test, logic, coherence, corruption, database, graphics, dependence, interdependencies, bookstore, library, bag, kit, to survive, to live, to fly, interface, ease, password, authorisation, transgression, intrusion, rootkit, abstraction, representation, body movement, performance, browsability, ergonomics, usability, language, format, formatting, to format, form, prose, conference, link, clip, metempsychosis, soul, body, performance, performativity.