ctrl_alt_del news letter #1
ctrl_alt_del launches on September 9th, 2007
ctrl_alt_del sound art project starts with the opening party in garajistanbul on September 9th at 9pm! Party will start with a brief presentation of the project by the curators, followed by video screenings and live performances of Paul Devens (Maastricht), Eran Sachs (Jerusalem) and Anabala [Ceren Oykut & Murat Ertel] (Istanbul). Party will go on with Reuben De Latour, Saska RR ve Bant DJ set.
ctrl_alt_del, organized by NOMAD, is the first and the only sound-art festival in Turkey, and has been realized in sync with International Istanbul Biennial, since year 2003. Took place in Istanbul and Maastricht, 30 people from 16 different countries contributed to the project in 2003. In 2005, ctrl_alt_del took place in the “positionings” section of the 9th International Istanbul Biennial and 57 people from 12 countries participated in the project.
This year, festival will start parallel to the Biennial, and will extent to 8 months. ctrl_alt_del consists of: Opening Concert, Performance Series (live), Workshops, Panels, Presentations, Open Call, Field Studies/Workshops, Exhibition, Radio Programmes, Publication and CD release. The theme of ctrl_alt_del 2007 is “remote orienteering”, refering to orienteering activity. The theme is not only connected to the navigational systems but it is also about positioning oneself within interconnected social and political realities. The theme will also be processed with the issues of control. The development team consist of Paul Devens (NL), Can Karadogan (TR), Basak Senova (TR), Eran Sachs (DE/IL), Erhan Muratoglu (TR), and Emre Erkal (TR).
September schedule includes the results of the jury for the open-call, and the radio programmes that will be broadcasted in 18 cities over the world.
detailed info about the project http://project-ctrl-alt-del.com
detailed info about NOMAD http://nomad-tv.net
blog is on http://www.nomad-tv.net/ctrl_alt_del
(Tomtom Mahallesi Yeni Çarşı Caddesi Kaymakam Reşat Bey Sokak No: 11/A Galatasaray)
The development team of ctrl_alt_del will briefly introduce the project by also referring to the history of the festival.
sound-based video screening
Paul Devens (Maastricht)
Eran Sachs (Jerusalem)
Reuben De Latour
Bant DJ set
radio programmes will be on
September 9th - 16th, 2007
www.artwaveradio.net (Athens) , Art Radio WPS1.org (New York), CKUT 90.3 FM (Montreal), Radio Helsinki (Graz), CrossRadio - Radio Student (Ljubljana); B92 (Belgrade); MaRS (Maribor); Radio Mostar; RadioIN (Novi Sad); Radio Blue Sky (Pristina) eFM (Sarajevo); RadioSombor; Kanal 103 (Skopje); Radio Aktiv (Zagreb); Radio Zrenjanin; Radio X (Basel), Radio Lora (Zurich), International Berlin Backyard Radio (Berlin & Brandenburg), Radyo ODTÜ (Ankara), Periscope Radio (Pécs), Açık Radyo [Open Radio] (Istanbul).
For the third ctrl_alt_del, we looked for interesting, provocative, subversive, experimental and sophisticated works. As the result of our open call, 5 pieces by Lars L. Hansen, Duncan Whitley, Dinah Bird & Jean-Philipe Renoult, Ali Bilgin Arslan, Faye Peacock are selected by the jury and will be presented in Istanbul during the ctrl_alt-del festival.
Plus, Peter Cusack, Norman W. Long, Raum/2a (A. Utku Öğüt & A. Tolga Ayıklar), Timothy Weaver, Incite/ (Kera Nagel & Andre Aspelmeier), Alejandro Garcia Gonzalez, Giuseppe Rapisarda, Thomas Bey William Bailey, Lou Smith, Jenni Meredith, Henry Gwiazda, Anton Kaun, Association of Experimental Electronics, Stewart Clelland, Blas Payri, Ido Govrin, and Iury Lech will be in ctrl_alt_del compilation CD.
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