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    Mon, 03 Oct 2011 10:19:44

    VICE and Intel's The Creators Project Return to NYC For Monster Arts and Culture Festival - Lineup includes performances by Florence + The Machine, ASAP Rocky, Atlas Sound, Company Flow, Four Tet, John Maus + more

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    The Creators Project will return to New York from Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 by transforming the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn into a colossal two-day arts and technology festival. Many facets of art collide!

    After spending the year traveling the world, VICE and Intel's The Creators Project lands back in New York with a marquee lineup of live performances and original Studio works by groundbreaking artists, musicians, designers and filmmakers.

    This year's festival will take to the streets of DUMBO, Brooklyn, erecting 30-foot sculptures, showcasing works from over thirty leading international artists, and featuring dozens of live music performances. The event will also include the world premiere of Karen O's psycho-opera, Stop the Virgens, along with film screenings and panels.

    Original artworks include Life on Mars Revisited, an immersive short film of David Bowie's classic space-rock anthem from legendary music photographer Mick Rock and filmmaker Barney Clay; A Physical Manifestation of Ladies and Gentlemen, We Are Floating in Space, a cathedral-like physical manifestation of the song created by Spiritualized's J. Spaceman and acclaimed film director Jonathan Glazer; and Origin, a striking thirty by thirty foot audiovisual installation by UVA and composer Scanner, which will be the largest responsive work ever created by the UK based artists.

    We love when art and music collide.

    The festival runs at the following times:
    Saturday 12-10pm
    Sunday 12-8pm

    Attendance is free, but general public must RSVP here.

    Purchase tickets for Karen O's Stop the Virgens by going here.

    Live performances to include:
    Florence + the Machine (UK)
    Four Tet (US)
    Company Flow (US)
    Yuksek (France)
    Atlas Sound (US)
    The Field (Sweden)
    ASAP Rocky + Clams Casino (US)
    Queen Sea Big Shark (China)
    Optimo (Scotland)
    Emicida (Brazil)
    Girl Unit (UK)
    Nosaj Thing + guests (US)
    John Maus (US)
    Teen Daze (US)

    Film screenings to include:
    Scenes from the Suburbs - Spike Jonze & Arcade Fire
    Follow Follow - Peng Lei
    Night Fishing - Park Chan Wook
    Collected Shorts – Edouard Salier

    Venues to include:
    Tobacco Warehouse
    St Ann's Warehouse
    Powerhouse Arena
    30 Washington Street
    55 Washington Street
    56 Water Street
    81 Front Street
    47 Pearl Street

    And here are the key details about The Creators Project. It was launched in 2010 and is an ongoing global initiative by VICE and Intel dedicated to supporting artists in realizing their creative visions through technology. The project includes an online community, a content creation studio and a global event series. The Creators Project has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Tens of thousands of guests have attended the events, and its website has attracted more than 22MM unique visitors and its video content has been viewed 105MM times.

    The project unites a vast collection of artists, designers, musicians and filmmakers who are using technology to push the bounds of creative expression. To date, there are more than 150 Creators involved, hailing mostly from seven countries (United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Brazil, South Korea and China) along with other artists from around the world.

    Will you be taking in The Creators Project?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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    Tags: Atlas Sound, Company Flow, Florence + the Machine, Four Tet, John Maus, Karen O, David Bowie, The Field, Clams Casino, Queen Sea Big Shark, Optimo, Emicida, Girl Unit, Nosaj Thing, Arcade Fire, Teen Daze, Jonathan Glazer, Spike Jonze, Peng Lei

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