LPM 2016 Amsterdam Kick Off
Duration: 30 min.
LPM 2016 Amsterdam offers the unique opportunity to experience 3 days of audiovisual performances, VJing, workshops, panel discussion, product showcases presented by more than 300 VJs, audiovisual artists, new media professionals and thinkers from 40 countries all around the world.
Thanks to the contribution of the European Community, in the latest years the LPM project was brought aboard, to produce many foreign editions as in Xalapa (MX), Minsk (BY), Mexico City (MX), Cape Town (SA) and Eindhoven (NL) in addition to those held Rome (IT). Since 2004, we hosted more than 4600 artists, 2625 amongst performances, workshops and showcases, recording an overall amount of 72 participant countries and welcome more than 1.500.000 visitors.
Again, this XVII edition seeks to enhance the practice of live video performance, thanks to a rich and unpredictable program aimed at exploring different themes through new audiovisual languages, techniques and technologies.
The daily schedule will be loaded with many activities:Workshops, Lectures and conferences, Presentations of projects and products, AV Performances, Digital scenography, VJ-DJ Sets.
Vj, artists, designers, professionals and the audience will be involved in the manifold planned activities: from experimental audiovisual performances, architectural mapping shows, and VJ-DJ Sets to workshops, roundtables, and presentations of products and hardware, with a special regard for Free and Open Source projects. Meeting areas devoted to the interaction among the hundreds of participants will be the corollary for the whole duration of the event.
LPM is designed as a place of dialogue, comparison and exchange of ideas and information between artists and fans in the field that are accustomed to meet, communicate and interact mostly in the virtual space of the network. A real meeting place, a space that fulfills an important opportunity for dialogue and exchange, LPM encourages research, experimentation, the encounter between different forms of artistic expression, the interaction of multiple techniques and digital technologies, analog, software and hardware.
LPM is an unmissable spectacle during which the audience has the chance to meet the world’s largest selection of artists active in the field of live video performances.
The XVII edition will be the first of a cicle which foresees the production of two more editions in the next wo years in the city of Amsterdam, and for the first time occured the need to fix a theme of the Meeting, in order to have a clear memory of it: Phisycal, as the nature elaborated by human.
To attend the meeting, participants must register by following the procedures in the “participate” section of the website, by choosing from several subscription options.
In order to give the opportunity to host as much performances as we can receive, the maximum duration of each show is 30 minutes. Registration is open until April 17, 2016.
Through our 12 years of experience, we were able to draw a conceptual map of the trends that have most influenced the creation of live video performances, and the program of this edition reflects and investigates these trends:
Realized in collaboration with international partners and co-organizers, the project includes a series of previews and promotional events focused on live video to be held inAustria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom, during the most important European festivals and cultural events.
LPM is part of AVnode | LPM 2015 > 2018, Large Scale Cooperation Project co-funded by the Creative Europe Culture Programme of the European Union between 13 partners from 12 countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom, aimed to foster and develop live video culture and european AV artists to worldwide audiences with the production of 36 festivals, 3 Meetings, 3 Audience Development Conferences and more then 200 satellite events over 3 years.
LPM is produced and organized by Flyer Communication (flyer.it), Dyne (dyne.org), Linux Club (linux-club.org) and FLxER.net (flxer.net), thanks to the cooperation of important international partners.
Italy Roma, Vasto, Bologna, Rome, Pisa, Avellino, Como, Reggio Emilia, Ragusa, Bergamo, Salerno, Turkey Istanbul, Netherlands Eindhoven, Amsterdam, México Mexico City, Xalapa, South Africa Cape Town, Belarus Minsk, United Kingdom Brighton, Germany Berlin, Spain Salamanca, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh CityItaly, RomaItaly, VastoTurkey, IstanbulNetherlands, EindhovenMéxico, Mexico CitySouth Africa, Cape TownItaly, BolognaBelarus, MinskItaly, RomeItaly, PisaItaly, AvellinoNetherlands, AmsterdamItaly, ComoMéxico, XalapaUnited Kingdom, BrightonGermany, BerlinItaly, Reggio EmiliaItaly, RagusaSpain, SalamancaItaly, BergamoItaly, SalernoVietnam, Ho Chi Minh CityLPM - Live Performers Meeting
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, LPM is now an international meeting dedicated to artists, professionals and passionates of veejaying, visual and live video performance.
The event features a full programme of live video performances open to the public, applied in combination with the most varied forms of artistic expression, and a number of...