international festival
of digital creativity
Edition 1
San Francisco

First Wave Details for San Francisco Festival

MUTEK is pleased to announce the festival’s first foray into the United States, taking place in San Francisco this May. The groundbreaking electronic music festival will present works by musicians from the Bay Area and around the world at 9 venues across the city, including Bimbo’s, Gray Area Grand Theatre, Herbst Theatre, Heron Arts, the San Francisco Mint, Mezzanine, The Midway, and more. MUTEK.SF will present live electronic music performances, art installations, audiovisual works, panel discussions, food vendors, and more, adding up to a mind-bendingly eclectic yet cohesive experience for fans in the U.S. The spirit of the San Francisco underground will permeate the weekend, as the city’s potent mixture of technological innovation, intellectualism, immigration, and futurism provides a backdrop for MUTEK.SF’s programming trajectory. The performances will be separated into four unique tracks: Digi Lab, A/Visions, Nocturne, and Experience. 

MUTEK.SF has announced an initial lineup of artists:

214 (US)  / Article C — Transient Aphasia (US) / artificiel — Three Pieces With Titles (CA) / Bézier (US) / Austin Cesear (US) / Braille & Chelley Sherman (US) / Christina Chatfield (US) / Convextion (US) / Debit (US) / Equiknoxx (JM) / Francesco Tristano feat. Derrick May — p:anorig (LU+US) / Galaxy 2 Galaxy (US) / Indy Nyles (US) / Jackie House (US) / Jesse Woolston — Structure (NZ) / Joanie Lemercier — Nimbes (CA) / Kyoka (JP) / Lee Gamble (UK) / Michela Pelusio (IT) / Night Sea (US) / Nonotak — Shiro (FR/JP) / Orphx (CA) / Perera Elsewhere (UK) / Roche (US) / rRoxymore & Trece / Cielos (FR+MX) / Russell E.L. Butler (US) / Secret Sidewalk (US) / Siete Catorce & PE/COO (MX) / Solar & C.L.A.W.S. (US) / Tim Hecker (CA) / Telefon Tel Aviv (US) / Topazu  (US) / Vague Terrain (US) / Watkins & Peacock (US) / Woulg & Push 1 stop — Interpolate (CA) 

More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tier Two Passport on Sale

The full festival Passport for the first edition is now on sale at $200 USD.

The Early Bird and Tier One Passport have already sold out. Get yours while supplies last!

MUTEK.SF will be presenting its festival programming with support from the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco, the Consulate General of France in San Francisco, and the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco.


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