L.E.V. 09 – The third edition of the Visual Electronics Laboratory is coming!

Wednesday, 4 March, 2009

L.E.V. (or Laboratorio de Electrónica Visual – Visual Electronics Laboratory), is the space in which electronic music and visual and performing arts join as a way of artistic expression aiming at introducing the audience to a selection of the most interesting local and international creators - the new talent as well as established artists.

On its third edition, the festival returns to Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura during May 1st and 2nd 2009. It is designed and conceived by the asturiano collective Datatrón 0×3F, co-produced by Teatro de la Laboral together with LABoral Centro de Arte and has Creación Industrial as its main sponsor.

The first edition had outstanding artistic proposals such as the audio-visual live sets by Plaid & Bob Jaroc, Alexander Hacke & Danielle de Picciotto, Ryoichi Kurokawa or Rechenzentrum, live sets by Mouse on Mars, Bugge Wesseltoft or Apparat and new talent tokens such as Lego my Ego, Fuss! or .tape. L.E.V. 08 meant the project’s consolidation thanks to proposals such as Kindertotenlieder by Gisèle Vienne, KTL and Dennis Cooper, Siren by Ray Lee or live performances by M83, Frank Bretschneider, The Black Dog, Monolake & Deadbeat and Clark, among others.

L.E.V.’s third edition’s programme will hold works such as Moderat’s ( Modeselektor and Apparat’s joint project) audio-visual live set together with visual artists Pfadfinderei, who after releasing a long-waited for album in March on Bptich Control, will offer a select series of sets on special occasions. L.E.V. will also hold Peter Greenaway’s Tulse Luper Vj Performance de or live sets by Alva Noto and Byetone. This edition will also have the portuguese coreographer Rui Horta’s latest work together with the band Micro Audio Waves, live sets by Daedelus, AGF, Isolée or Kettel from Holland, LOSS LAYERS’ performance, a creation by Fabrice Planquette and japanese coreographers Yoko Higashino and Yum or Black out by João Samões, as well as Electric Girl, the new project by Apostolia Papadamaki from Greece with live music by Blaine Reininger (from Tuxedomoon).