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Plektrum Festival / Tallinn (Ee)
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September , 2008 Tallinn, Estonia

Plektrum enhances digital culture in the Baltics


PHOTOS Anne Roquigny
PHOTOS Marge Pass


Leading multimedia festival in the Baltic states "Plektrum - the Festival of Visual Sound" takes place September 8-14 in Tallinn, Estonia. Together with over 40 international new media artists, theorists and curators, Plektrum 2008 explores the essence of real and virtual space.

„Plektrum is more international than ever before. We are very pleased that our program was worked out hand in hand with leading European experts," commented Marge Paas, organiser of the festival’s art projects. Plektrum 2008 thematic highlights include the seminar "Webjockeys" curated by the internationally recognized media art expert Anne Roquigny (France) and videoscreening series „Hidden spaces" created in collaboration with Alexandra David (France). "For a festival, international co-operation is an important qualitative step," Paas added.

The whole festival week brings media art exhibitions, cinema screenings, video installations and performances in various locations around Tallinn. Plektrum also offers impressive audiovisual entertainment including a club and concert night, on September 12 and 13 respectively. The educational program consists futher of VJ school, hands on workshops, discussion sessions and artists talks.

"Plektrum- the Festival of Visual Sound" is an international multimedia festival of media art, contemporary and electronic music, diverse subcultures, urban thinking and education for the 21st century homo sapiens. Plektrum is taking place for the 6th time.

Big thank you to : Marge Paas, Cécile Phulpin, Olja Levistova Jaagup Jalakas, Sten Saluveer, Enar Essenson, Piibe Piirma, Kaisa Jakobi, Herkko Labi, Kreet Stubender, Silja and Heikki .

PHOTOS Anne Roquigny
PHOTOS Marge Pass


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