THE BLIP FESTIVAL 2007
THURSDAY NOV 29TH – SUNDAY DEC 2ND.
EYEBEAM – 540 WEST 21ST STREET (BTWN 10TH AND 11TH AVES)
The BLIP FESTIVAL 2007 is a four-day music and multimedia event, focusing on the modern artistic exploration of primitive video game and home computer technology and featuring 40 musicians and visualists from around the world. The BLIP FESTIVAL showcases artists adopting and repurposing familiar but forgotten hardware – such as the Commodore 64, the Nintendo Entertainment System, the Atari game console and home computer line, and the Nintendo Game Boy – exploring their untapped potential and unique aesthetic character. The festival’s nightly concerts and daytime screenings, workshops, and presentations are supplemented by B I T M A P : as good as new, an adjunct visual art exhibition, held at acclaimed Brooklyn gallery vertexList. The Blip Festival 2007 offers a fascinating cross-section of the chiptune musical aesthetic and related low-bit visual art, in an explosive event taking place at the epicenter of the creative world. The festival will host evening concerts on all 4
nights, as well as daytime workshops and screenings on Saturday and Sunday.
For full schedule and lineup, check out the website: http://www.blipfestival.org/schedule.html
To buy tickets for individual nights: http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showCode=TAN9
To buy festival passes: http://www.smarttix.com/package.aspx?showcode=BLI44