Call for Volunteers: Sonic Acts XV – The Dark Universe
Are you interested in technology, art, new media and electronic music? Sonic Acts is an interdisciplinary arts festival that presents four days of cutting edge performances, a wide range of concerts, screenings and an exhibition. Also part of the festival is an international conference with interesting lectures. Sonic Acts is looking for volunteers to assist with communication and production. Furthermore, we will need bloggers, photographers and stewards for the information desk and artist handling. Volunteers at Sonic Acts are offered a unique opportunity to gain valuable (net)work experience. About Sonic Acts The Sonic Acts festival has been running since 1994 and attracts several thousands of visitors. The fifteenth edition of Sonic Acts, titled The Dark Universe, will take place from 21-24 February 2013 at various different locations in Amsterdam. The main festival location are Paradiso for the live performances, the opening will be at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the exhibition takes place at New Art Space Amsterdam (NASA). With The Dark Universe, Sonic Acts explores the boundaries of our knowledge. It brings together scientists, artists, theorists, musicians and composers from all over the world. They investigate how to make the invisible imaginable, teach us how to embrace the unknown, and guide us through the dark universe. What can you do? Blogging - During the festival we need bloggers who review the festival performances. Photography - Sonic Acts is looking for talented photographers to capture the festival and exhibition opening. Information desk- As host, you're the first point of contact for artists and visitors with questions about the programme during the festival. Artists handling – Special assistance for artists and speakers. Pre-production – In the days before the festival we will need extra hands to build up things for the festival. What can we offer? - free entrance to the conference & festival - free tickets to concerts for the distribution of flyers - valuable (net)working experience - travel support within theNetherlands - light lunches / dinners & drinks - free copy of the new Sonic Acts publication We need your help to make this year’s festival a success. If you’re interested please do not hesitate to contact Rick Everts via vrijwillig[at]sonicacts[dot]com or (+31) (0)20 6264521.