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MUTEK.AE partners with GITEX Future Stars (GFS), as part of its mission to enrich the UAE’s electronic music scene with its trademark digital artistry.

What is MUTEK?

Established in 2000, MUTEK is a festival dedicated to the promotion of electronic music and digital arts. It is the leading art and culture festival worldwide. Today, 7 cities host their MUTEK festival including Montreal, Mexico, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, Tokyo and Dubai

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MICRO MUTEK.AE is returning to the city for its second edition, following the ground-breaking Dubai launch of digitally creative electronic music festival in November 2017. The festival will span three venues, and take place between 14 – 19 of October. The intersection of music, art and innovative technology to be expected, will be showcased through an all-encompassing array of immersive environments.

Cutting Edge Local and International Artists

Last year’s festival brought with it an impressive line-up of cutting edge local and international artists, from the music, audio-visual and technology spheres. The 2018 line up is set to take the MICRO MUTEK.AE experience to greater heights, encapsulating a sophisticated selection of the world’s most avant-garde live audio-visual artists.

Hemisphere 141: 14 – 17th October at DWTC

The initial “wave of programming”, presents Hemisphere 141 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Set to unveil in collaboration with the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) from Montréal, they will take centre stage, within a tri-dimensional and high definition dome. Wrapping up Hemisphere 141 will be a special evening performance by SOTE & TARIK BARRI (IR/NL).

Digi Lab

Performing parallel to Hemisphere 141 at the Dubai World Trade Centre is Digi Lab, a series of workshops led by legendary Electronic music producer, A GUY CALLED GERALD (UK), in partnership with Media Cast. The Digi Lab, provides up and coming members of the local and regional industry, the chance to get their hands on the future of music production technology.

Entry to Hemisphere 141 and Digi Lab is free of charge by registering at GITEX Future Stars. 

Nocturne 1 & 2: 18 – 19th October at Stereo Arcade

Nocturne 1 & 2 gives rise to a unique take on club-style events, taking placeat Stereo Arcade, offering live performances and immersive musical experiences.

Michela Pelusio: 19th October at Dubai Knowledge Park’s Amphitheatre

See MICHELA PELUSIO (IT) take to the stage, as part of A/Visions, armed with her signature eclectic audiovisual experiences incorporating space, light, matter and sound, to create the sensation of being present in an environment of magic.

Entry to Dubai Knowledge Park’s Amphitheatre is free of charge.

“The Middle East is demanding access to digital creativity, audiovisual content, which forms the focus of our second annual gathering. The chemistry between MUTEK.AE and GFS is incredibly powerful and allows us to infuse the technology startup scene with innovative virtual artistry, that is a growing trend within the international contemporary music scene”, shares Mehdi Ansari, Co-Founder of MUTEK.AE

For an experience like no other its a must to check out this festival of digital creativity and electronic music.

For full info check out MUTEK’s Facebook Event Page