May, 11th-12th 2012
Microestruturas is a festival dedicated to Internet music and to the culture of free distribution. Flausina offers itself as a meeting point for creative artists, audience and anyone interested, in order to promote the visibility of these new tendencies in music and technology.
The event includes concerts of artists involved in Portoguese net-labels, debates, screening of documentaries on the topic of the copyleft and creative commons, music creation and radio broadcasting workshops , and the exhibition of sonic installations.
Net-labels are a reality which represents today the most significant alternative to the traditional musical production. Net-labels have emerged in Portugal in the past few years and account today many virtual producers in the most different music genres, witnessing the dynamism of an environment that is constantly innovating. Some of them are more known than others, but they all share the same philosophy: escaping from the mainstream taste and build up a universe alternative to the traditional labels, with the objective of creating a more healthy and productive environment for people that believe in copyleft and independent production.
As for the open source phenomenon, net-labels stand in opposition to the capitalist notion of traditional benefit, thus they can be seen as “microstructures models”.
The objective of this festival is to recreate a platform where it will be possible to discuss on the possibilities and challenges that net music brings about. At the same time the participants will be able to listen to good music (well produced and distributed)and enjoy performances and sonic installations... All in the great atmosphere that Flausina always guarantees.
- Screening of documentaries
- RIP! A remix manifesto (86min)
- When copyright goes bad (14min)
Speech with Teresa Nobre (http://www.creativecommons.pt/)
Thisquietarmy//Thisconnector netlabel, TQA record (http://www.thisquietarmy.com/)
Carlos Santos//Crónica netlabel (http://www.soniclandscape.org/)
Exhibition of No Espaço e no Tempo: a collection of sounds and images that rehearse ways to tell a part of Lisbon, the "Far East". (http://www.ruisilveira.com/)
16h00: Screenig of documentaries
- Flossofia (83min)
- Steal this film I (56min)
- Steal this film II (44min)
Merankorii//Enough netlabel (http://merankorii.blogspot.pt/)
Riccardo Webbens//Testtube netlabel (http://ricardowebbens.tk/)
André Tejo Dj set// RUC (http://autobahnruc.blogspot.pt/)
Exhibition of Oriente, Lisboa: "...Six months ago I started shooting the place where I live, the Oriental extreme of Lisbon. What I show here is a selection that is a rehearse for a movie under construction." (http://www.ruisilveira.com/)
Calçada Salvador Correia de Sá 18 - Lisboa www.flausina.com