Mapping Festival 2012 (Geneva) – Line up announced

10-20 May 2012
Genveva, Switzerland

Held over the space of ten days, the Mapping Festival takes place in the centre of Geneva, Switzerland. This year is the 8th edition and is all set to build on the success of previous years. The festival is in essence an experimental platform for anyone involved in the world of visual arts. The festival line up consists of workshops, lectures, presentations, architectural mapping, audio-visual performances, club nights, a VJ contest and other visual based artistry.

You can read our coverage from last year here – or check these video samples for an idea of what goes on…

Mapping Festival 2011 – Video documentation trailer from mappingfestival on Vimeo.

The Erasers @ Mapping Festival 2011 from mappingfestival on Vimeo.

2012 Line up

Here is the full list of artists taking part in this years Mapping Festival 2012 – for a full up to date timetable and to buy tickets check the Mapping Festival website – here.

@ Le Commun – Bâtiment d’art contemporain (BAC) /// from 10 to 20/05
Preview: 10/05

Pascal Dufaux (CA) Déjà vu
Joanie Lemercier (AntiVJ/FR) Eyjafjallajokull
Daniel Canogar (ES) Scanner
Aleksandra Dulic (CA) In a Thousand Drops… Refracted Glances
Frederik De Wilde (BE) UMwelt-VIRUtopia
Danny Perreault (CA) Flow

@ Musée d’art et d’histoire /// 19/05

Bordos.ArtWorks and Invited Artists (HU)
Apparati Effimeri (IT)

@ Théâtre du Galpon /// Fonderie Kugler /// Cinéma Spoutnik /// Théâtre de l’Usine

Insectotropics (ES) La Caputxeta Galàctica
Insanë (CA/CH) Dieu est un DJ- 1st representation
Sculpture (UK) Unstable Modular Collage
Casper Electronics (US)
Tasman Richardson (CA)
Chloé Tallot + Arnout Hulskamp (FR/NL) Red bus
Yilab (TW) Loop Me
RYBN (FR) ADM7:FLASHCRASH – 1st representation
Michael Vorfeld (DE) Light bulb music
TVestroy (CA)


Cie Nejma & A-li-ce (FR) La Baraque Foraine 6.1

@ Zoo /// La Gravière /// La Fonderie Kugler

Discodeine (Kill the DJ/FR)
Remain (Meant Records/FR)
Vosper (Meant Records/CA)
El Hijo De La Cumbia (AR)
Nekochan (FR)
Label Commercial Suicide Party (UK)
Ras Mali (CH)
Tempo Moderno (BR/IT) Discotecario Doca et Actaruss1
RomBeads (K.O.E/CH)
Monkey Freakz (CH)
Dirty Mad Sound vs The Hiiters (CH)

@ Fonderie Kugler /// 12/05

The official launch of a brand new audiovisual label!
The best artists of the moment and long-time favorites of the Mapping Festival, all gathered around for a full day of lectures, performances, and of course party. A wild event, keep an eye on them…

MadMapper (CH/FR)
TagTool (UK)

@ Cinéma Spoutnik /// 18-19/05


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