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calendar 2006

festival participations & events by ambientTV.NET members, and open access activities at ambient space

21.Nov.06 - 24.Nov.06

MADRAS / BANGALORE: Mukul in India – DJ sets

> > > 21NOV DISTIL @ Taj Connemmara, Chennai; 22NOV BUZZ @ Ascendas IT Park, Chennai; 23NOV ICE @ Taj Residency, Bangalore; 24NOV BUZZ @ International Tech Park, Bangalore.  The gigs in the IT parks are outdoors. SMS to +91 99254 85902 from Monday (20 Nov) for more...


AMSTERDAM: 'ORCHESTRA OF ANXIETY' on show at 'databodies'

the *databodies* project runs the whole day and eve and night on October 26th.  it is parallell to the festival *transito*, a collaboration of all Leidse Plein Theatres (Melkweg, Balie, Parsadiso, Belleveue and the City Theatre).

15.Oct.06 - 15.Jan.07

LILLE: IST @ Lille3000

For the Lille 3000 festival, which has as its focus the Indian subcontinent, Mukul will create five idiosyncratic clocks around the city (in the metro and Lille-Flandres railway station, in the entrances to two stores, and along a pedestrianised street). 

25.Sep.06 - 26.Nov.06

TOKYO: Connecting worlds

Curated by Yukiko Shikata for the occasion of the re-opening of the NTT InterCommunication Center[ICC], Connecting Worlds invites the artists ambientTV.NET (AT/IN) / Wayne CLEMENTS (UK) / Robert DAVIS + Usman HAQUE (UK) / exonemo (JP) / Peter FISCHLI & David WEISS (CH) / Muntadas (UK/SP) / MaSS Dev. (JP) / MOHRI Yuko + MIHARA Soichirou (JP) / Newtype Technology Lab. (JP) / Dennis OPPENHEIM (UK) / Manuel SAIZ (UK/SP) / TANO Taiga (JP) to comment on communication networks from oral communication to telecommunication...


LINZ: Who Watches the Watchmen?

presentation by Manu Luksch & screenings of recent works making use of security and surveillance technology. servus Clubraum,  Kirchengasse 4, Linz (AT).

01.Sep.06 - 01.Oct.06

No Man's Land

No Man's Land is a web project for Womanifesto 2006
The project, No Man's Land invites 65 participants from diverse
locations and backgrounds to utilize cyber space as the primary
platform to present works addressing the territorially imagined line
of the border, its powers of inclusion and exclusion, and its ability
to simultaneously promote both unity and conflict. Borders also define
our sense of nationalism, giving rise to a sense of belonging or
not-belonging and informing historical and current cultural practices
that influence our sense of nation-hood and ownership.
The project will develop gradually as the invited participants upload
their work.

22.Jul.06 - 30.Jul.06

AHMEDABAD: species of spaces

Seminar at the School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad, India

Mukul will lead 32 hrs of seminar for students and faculty on art, politics, and technology as refracted through concepts (and metaphors) of space. Some areas of focus will be the potentials of, and restrictions laid upon, digital networked space; the circumscribing of public space in wealthy urban zones; mediaspace (including pervasive/locative media and tactical approaches); activism and dissent; art outside the gallery walls; the body and movement; and acoustic space. A lab component will explore systems- and process-based approaches to sound in space from the 1960s.    



SYDNEY: 'faceless' showing at Gallery Barry Keldoulis

Please join Charles Merewether, Artistic Director and Curator of the 2006 Biennale of Sydney, as he opens Sean Cordeiro & Claire Healy's exhibition, Custom Living, featuring new sculptures and photo-records of ephemeral installations, and Austrian artist  Manu Luksch's sci-fi thriller faceless, made entirely from surveillance video footage, next Thursday, 1st of June, from 6 to 8pm.
Gallery Barry Keldoulis
2 Danks Street, Waterloo
Sydney, Australia



VIENNA cooperation frieda @ Soho in Ottakring

cooperation frieda shows as part of the Soho in Ottakring programme short films by Renate Kordon, Manu Luksch und Linda Christanell und Animierte Kunstfilme von Brigitta Bödenauer.


PRAGUE: artist presentation Who is watching the watchers?

venue: SKOLSKA 28, Školská 28, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic. info: skolska28[at]<P>
Manu and Mukul present some of their works, which reflects upon the omnipresence of surveillance technology in our daily environment by making use of it in humorous, unanticipated ways ...
Prior to the talk, the press conference of the BigBrother awards in the Czech republic will take place at Skolska28.

10.May.06 - 12.May.06

MARIBOR Orchestra of Anxiety

Orchestra of Anxiety will be shown at the 12 Int. Festival of Computer Arts in Maribor, Slovenia, at KIBLA.


VIENNA chaoslounge:art.kon.006 beim EasterHegg

Das EasterHegg ist eine familiaere Veranstaltung des Chaos Computer Clubs, initiiert durch die Chaos_Gemeinschaft. Jedes Jahr, am Oster-Wochenende, treffen sich einige hundert Hacker aus dem CCC-Umfeld und andere Interessierte, um sich in Workshops weiterzubilden, alte Bekannte wiederzusehen und neue Gesichter kennen zu lernen. Auch dabei: kleine Beiträge von Mukul (DJ) und Manu (Filmprojektionen) wo: FLUC, 1020 VIENNA Prater Stern


LONDON: Unknown White Male - UK Theatrical Release

Oscar-shortlisted feature documentary with music by Mukul on UK release

After a successful American release (currently in 8 US cities), Spectre Broadcast's Oscar shortlisted feature documentary Unknown White Male is opening in the UK. The film by Rupert Murray plays in the ICA in London for 3 weeks from April 7th (premiere April 3rd, booking number 020 7930 3647). It then goes around the country (Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Hedben Bridge, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Stirling).  See film website for trailer, film info and all screening details.

06.Apr.06 - 07.Apr.06

LONDON: Russell Maliphant's Transmission - UK premiere at Sadler's Wells

Russell Maliphant premieres his new company work with music by Mukul.

The programme also includes a new male solo and a version of Push, originally choreographed for Russell and Sylvie Guillem. Alex and Julie work the piece into quite different territory – so if you saw Russell and Sylvie dance it, see it again! The shows will be sold out so get tickets while you can.

24.Mar.06 - 26.Mar.06

BRATISLAVA (SK): Orchestra of Anxiety

Opening: Friday March 24th, 18:00 (stay for the after-party!).
Continues over the weekend, March 25th–26th 12.00-22.00
Venue: Design Factory, Bottova 2,  Bratislava, Slovakia.
Workshop: Sunday March 26th, 15.00. To register send an email to cudrnakech [at]
Curated by 13 kubikov, supported by British Council.




Oriental bastard mixes, Asian breaks and the universal soundclash by ManuCher, PowLee, Shree and guest DJ Mukul

11.Feb.06 - 17.Feb.06

BANGKOK (TH): Temporary Art Museum Soi Sabai

Manu & Mukul participate in this show, co-curated by Fumiya Sawa, with their piece 'Aju J's New Year Feast. In the Year of The Fire Dog. AV DINNERS part II' Happening in various places and venues around Bangkok. check their website for updates. 10th Feb: Opening party at Silparkorn.

25.Jan.06 - 26.Mar.06

ROTTERDAM (NL): the voluptuously blinking eye (VBI)

a live teletext broadcasting station and public lounge set up at the contemporary art institution Witte de With during The 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam, featuring Lektrolab (Emma Davidson & Paul B. Davis), Rachel Baker, Tina Hage, Manu Luksch, Mukul Patel amongst other artists.