Text by CLOT Magazine
FILE – Electronic Language International Festival is a nonprofit cultural organisation founded in 2000 by Ricardo Barreto and Paula Perissinotto. FILE is devoted to providing the general public with a window into the technological universe and illustrating how our modern world is evolving with the advancements and innovations of digital media. Along with the main yearly show in São Paulo city, FILE spreads across to different cities in Latin America like Rio de Janeiro, Vitória, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, São Luis and Brasilia.
FILE’s mission is to promote wider access to technological languages demonstrating how our contemporary world builds itself on the advances of new and digital medias. The main categories of the festival include Electronic Sonority: Sound Performance, Sound Installations, Sound Art, Genetic Music, Biologic Music, Sound Landscape, Sound Robotics, and Sound Robotics, among others.FILE has an open call for its 2020 edition. Artists and researchers can submit their works in the main categories: Interactive Art, Digital Language, Electronic Sonority, Workshops, Symposium and Led Show.
Artists and collectives working on Interactive Art and Digital Language like installations, performances, internet projects, virtual reality, augmented reality, outdoor projections, digital games, animation, digital video, digital architecture, digital fashion, digital design, robotics, artificial life, biological art, transgenic art, software art, new interfaces, etc. are welcome to participate.
The deadline closes on January 14, 2020, and more information can be downloaded through the FILE website.