WHAT HAPPENED TO KATASTRO.FI 2.0?
No worries, it's still coming! The new website is about 90% ready and in internal beta. :)
We're hoping to get it online for all of you this fall.
Check out the new community website Splicemusic.com! Splice is an online music making portal where you can upload or record sounds and make your own songs + remix other people's. The Splice production team consists of katastro.fi & TPOLM members Antti Jäderholm, Mikko Karvonen and Jaakko Manninen.
DOORS NIGHT HELSINKI
Check out the special Doors night Helsinki event on Thursday 6th
Oct organised by Doors
of Perception & PixelACHE at Korjaamo...
Presentations, discussion, audiovisual entertainment and recent
video art projects... More info at PixelACHE
Casey Reas + Marius Watz lecture
katastro.fi & friends are organising a lecture event on Tuesday
27 Sept, 6 pm at Lume
Media Centre in Helsinki, featuring two young and shiny artists/designers Casey Reas & Marius
Watz... More info at PixelACHE
katastro.fi & friends are once again happy & proud to provide the
visuals for Finnish electronic music festivals UMF, koneisto and flow05!
Check the katastro.fi visuals
page for a detailed VJ calendar for August 2005! (Note for VJs
performing in Finland - pls let us know about your gigs and we'll
add the information to this page)
PLAN*B FOR ARKADIANMÄKI
24 Jan - 6 Feb 2005
Kiasma Museum of
Contemporary Art, Helsinki
PLAN*B FOR ARKADIANMÄKI is an alternative Parliament House.
It will have its home opposite to the Finnish Parliament House,
Museum of Contemporary Art. The name of the project refers to the
location of the Finnish Parliament House - Arkadianmäki ('Arcadia
hill') is the Finnish Capitol Hill. More information on the PLAN*B
KATASTRO.FI X-MAS PARTY
Tomorrow on Friday 10 December we have the traditional katastro.fi
x-mas party at Club
Bundolo, from 7-10 pm! The program features dj Laiha Läski
+ TWISTED KRISTER + vj *jen. If you arrive early you will have a
chance to have a taste of punch and x-mas cookies!
katastro.fi organises an informal get-together next week... Thursday
4 Nov at 7 pm, Club
There will be an hour or two of presentations, featuring at least
- PixelACHE 2005
- Koneisto + Flow festival VJ-dvd
- Piksel04 workshop
- Get real! exhibition (opens 11 Nov)
... and some more! Let us know if you have a project you would like to present!
Entrance 0€, presentation and discussions will probably be
a mix of Finnish and English...
RIGHT NOW we are at the process of upgrading katastro.fi to version
2.0. Stay tuned...
DEMOSCENE BOOK @ SÓNAR
The first book ever about the demoscene culture, entitled "DEMOSCENE:
the art of real-time" will be launched at Sónar
2004, the festival of advanced music and multimedia art that
takes place in Barcelona on 17.-19.6. The book is closely related
to last year's successful demoskene.katastro.fi exhibition that was held in Kiasma.
The main author Lassi Tasajärvi (Even
Lake Studios / k.fi) + Markus Grannenfelt & Mikko Karvonen
from katastro.fi will be hanging around Sónar, selling the
book and answering your questions. Check out the book
NEW KATASTRO.FI BOARD
The annual meeting of k.fi took place on Wednesday 17th of March,
2004. The new president is again, after a few years' crusade, Mr.
Juha Huuskonen! Check out the new board.
Is it a light of God? Or a spring sun? No, it's Jugi's hand!
JUHUU 30 + 10
The president of the katastro.fi board, Juha Huuskonen, celebrates
his 30th birthday and his 10
years of organising. Congrats! :)
MORE NEW BLAMSTRAIN
Two new web releases entitled 'Envelope Diving' and 'Circular Dichroism'
available for your listening pleasures on Juho's
Our 3D superhero Jani
Isoranta (Demoscene book's cover, Codename Chinadoll, katastro.fi
area etc.) finally lets loose his online presence, with DHTML help
provided by Mikko Karvonen.
TPOLM NIGHT IN BARCELONA
Our Barcelona residents Antti "fthr"
Jädertpolm & Mikko "Crankshaft"
Karvonen + Jaakko "kschzt"
Manninen will perform at the 2nd
Stage which takes place at a Spanish demoscene party bcnparty.
29th of October 2004 + see flyer.