DEAF07 – Interact or Die!
April 10th–29th 2007

Dutch Electronic Art Festival 2007

DEAF07: Interact or Die!

From 10 through 29 April 2007, the eighth Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF) will take place in Rotterdam. This international festival is organized every two years by V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media.

This year's theme is Interact or Die!

design by Studio Vollaerszwart

DEAF features an extensive program addressing art, technology, science and society, with a large exhibition of interactive art as a focal point. This year's festival will devote special attention to China. Visitors will also be able to enjoy concerts, performances, seminars, workshops and a symposium. DEAF07 is the definitive event at which the international ‘creative city' network comes together.

25 Years of V2_
Organizer V2_, which has developed DEAF into an important international festival for art and media technology, turns 25 years old this year. One of the DEAF07 theme nights will accordingly be devoted to V2_'s anniversary. A part of the festival program will also focus on the network V2_ has built in China and Asia over the past few years. Young artists and exhibition makers from China, along with several key members of the Chinese art world, will play an active role at DEAF.

DEAF's locations include The Las Palmas cultural centre , LPII and Pakhuismeesteren on the kop van Zuid, where the larger part of the exhibition will take place. Other locations: V2_ , the NAi, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, the Ro Theater, Staal and Arminius.