LPM – Live Performers Meeting
The LPM project was born in 2004 with the aim to answer to the need for creating a space-temporal referential field where to meet, know each other and share vjing related experiences. Nowadays LPM is an international meeting dedicated to artists, professionals and passionates of veejaying, visual and live video performance.
LPM has closed with resounding success, the doors of this fourth edition, expanded in space, duration and content.
In the opening day, the 2007/2008 Visual Art Season Preview, was the first big news of this edition. The protagonists are the previews of the 2007/2008 season, dedicated to the visuals of important international reference Club: VJ sets by DDG Brancaleone, VJ _Underscore for MAFFIA, Pintaycolorea and sheFrame for Goa, VJ SAD for the Cross Club in Prague, vj Paki for Panta Rei Capri.
A space has been destinatedto some LPM network’s events, with the presence of the Share Festival in Turin and Luigi Pagliarini of the Peam in Pescara.
Each of the three following days, was characterized by A/V performances and Vjsets, performed in three different musical contexts: Electronic, Breaks, Hip-Hop.
For the Electronic Session: Le Collagiste (France) with a workshop on the midi controller Codanova; Video Theatre by Dan Basu (Romania); the famous = ff = Berlin, with their Visual Narrative Ego Performance created specifically to LPM 07; Phag Off, irreverent roman queer party organized by the Warbear, Nikky, Infidel; the berliners Spaceinvaders with their A/V performance The Return of Spece Invaders-post retro pixel funk.
For the Breaks session: the workshop PureData; the presentation of the evolution of English AVIT network, with the partecipation of Visual Berlin (AVIT Berlin), Neologos (AVIT Paris), Todd Thill (AVIT Istanbul) and Toby Spark (founder of AVIT, from England); Croix Mapping by the italians McFly and DJ Faso, A/V performance based on the mapping of architectural buildings and/or geometric structures; StudioAira from Rome, with the vjset Blandshape, aimed at finding common aesthetic lines between artificial and natural.
The Hip-Hop has characterized the closing day, with the presence of important VJ, DJ and Writer: Meta2, considered one of the best VJ and writer in the world; Cool_79 from the scene of writing and graphics; the PLOTTERFLUx with their live performance Photowriting, fusion of music, video and paint, with the alteration of the concept of surface and change of the viewer synesthetic perceptions; to the turntables and microphones, the Sanobusinnes; Dj Baro of Colle der Fomento, The Reverse, founders of turntablism, Dj Gengis and DJ Drugo of 4Pieces; the Gastronauts, devoted to LPM, with their incredible VJ/Dj/Food set, a mix of cooking, video and music.
Via Giuseppe Libetta 15c – 00154 Rome – Italy
With its essential structure, set up with one vj consolle, Linux Club, has been always an important location for the meeting.
Provided with every connectivity, it offers the maximum informatics efficiency. Besides its administrative staff shares the same ideal of FLxER, collective behind the creation of LPM.
OUTDOOR: Main Stage
The Main Stage is set up with a sound system and 3 maxi screens. It hosts the main audiovisual performances from 21.00 to 24.00.
ExpoInfoBuy is the space dedicated to the commercial stands and sponsors promoting their products through the exhibitions and showcases.
INDOOR: Main Arena
The main room hosts the audio consolle and 5 video consolles, these control 10 beamers, the 8 LCD monitors and the plasma screen.
The screening room and theatre is the space dedicated to the projection of DVD and the whole video database of the FLxER community.
The workshop room have 12 seats and is reserved to the work groups.
2007 Linux club
- 15 beamers 3.000/10.000 ansi/lumen
- 5 Video Consolles
- 5 Video Mixers EDIROL V4
- 2 Video Mixers EDIROL V440
- 2 DVJ-X1 PIONEER
- 8 LCD monitors
- 1 plasma monitors
- VGA Cables
- 2 DJ Mixers
- 4 CDJs
- 4 Technics 1200
- 5.000 watt indoorr audio system
- 10.000 watt outdoor audio system
- internet corner / 8 pc
Preview LPM 2007 @ Opening Palazzo delle Esposizioni – White Night 2007
- 10 hours screening by 148 artists among the 295 participating to the meeting
- 2 Audio Video Live Acts
- 20.000 spectators
- 4 days
- 13 beamers
- 1 outdoor stage
- 1 indoor stage
- 5 video consolles
- 2 audio consolles
- 60 hours screening, performances, showcases, live sets
- 6.000 spectators
- 15 active staff individuals
- 295 artists from Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Israele, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, UK, Czeck Republic, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, Hungary
- 79 Audio-Video Performances
- 11 Shocased projects
- 105 Vj Sets
- 250.000 Web Contacts
- 26.000 Newsletters
- 10.000 flyers
- 3.000 catalogues
- 5.000 Posters 35 x 70
- 1.500 pins
- 200 T-shirts
- 50 press kits
The organizational office, with the help of a group of volunteers, managed the informations and relationship with the artists, since two months before the event. More than 300 submissions have been answered with useful informations about the tipology of the event and coordination details about the programmation.
During the meeting the welcome reception of LPM welcomed the artists providing informations and solutions about performance issues and accommodation in Rome; besides the reception managed the entry pass and supported the press office too, coordinating and welcoming the invited journalists.
The press office’s tasks started three months before the event, dealing the relationships with the numerous media partners, colleting their requests and creating ad hoc proposals. To be noted some prestigious collaborations, including ALL MUSIC (editorial group “L’Espresso”, with the on-line publication of articles regarding the meeting on the monthly magazine “XL” by Repubblica), Zero Edizioni, Lifegate Radio.
TOP MEDIA PARTNERS
Photo & Video
2007 Preview Palazzo delle Esposizioni
2007 Selecta Video
2007 Partner Selecta
Promotion activities have started from the identification of target audience, identifying the essential point in the vjing forums and web sites. We’ve used newsletters and mailing lists, relying mainly on the principle of networking. We’ve promoted the meeting by paper matirals, distributed in the aggregation places and in all the usually frequented areas.
- 1 Television Spot on AllMusic
- 1 advertise page on Drome magazine
- 2 advertise pages on 06
- 1 advertise page on 02
- 1 advertise page on Taxi Driver
- 1 advertise page on NextExit
- 26.000 Newsletter
- 10.000 flyer
- 3.000 catalogues
- 5.000 wallpapers 35 x 70
- 1.500 pins
- 200 T-shirt
- 50 press kits
2007 Radio Tv Video
They said about us
The press office focused its efforts increasing the interest of specialised magazines, local cultural reviews of the most important magazine, and targeted internet websites in order to provide a better visibility to the meeting.