PARTICLE + WAVE Media Arts Festival

January 30, 2020

February 1, 2020

Free and ticketed

Various Venues, Calgary


Events Description


Full of innovative works and amazing examples of creativity, PARTICLE + WAVE Media Arts Festival returns for its fifth year with another stellar lineup.

Presented by EMMEDIA, this unique three-day festival celebrates the critical innovation and creativity present in the media arts community. An art form that by its very nature is always evolving, this festival highlights the integration of ever-changing technological processes.

This year’s festival includes screenings, installations, and live performances by local, national, and international artists.


Tickets : Free and ticketed events.

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Date & Time:

January 30 – February 1, 2020

PARTICLE + WAVE: Screening Program

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 7:30 – 9:30PM (Doors open at 7PM) @ Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers – #100, 1725 10 Ave SW (Back Alley Entrance) | $10 in advance / $15 at the door

Featuring a performance by Ghostkeeper w/ Joe Kelly (Calgary) and films by Stephanie Barber (USA), Alana Bartol (Calgary), Esther Cheung (Canada), Luca Cioci (USA), Jack Cochran & Pamela Falkenberg (USA), Jennifer Dysart (Canada), Emmanuel Fraisse (France), Yuri Muraoka (Japan), Thadeusz Tischbein (Germany), and Nick White (Canada).

PARTICLE + WAVE: Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: January 31 – February 29, 2019 (Closed Sundays, Mondays and February 15) | 12 – 6PM
Opening Reception: January 31, 2019 @ 7-10PM @ EMMEDIA Gallery – 2005 10 Ave SW | FREE Admission

Featuring works by Laura Anzola (Calgary), Brad Necyk (Edmonton), and Aran Wilkinson-Blanc (Calgary).

PARTICLE + WAVE: Feature Night
Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 7PM – 9:30PM (Doors at 6:30PM) @ Festival Hall – 1215 10th Ave SE | $15 in advance/ $20 at the door

Featuring performances by Matthieu Hallé (Ottawa) & Chris Dadge (Calgary), Mat Lindenberg (Seattle/Banff), Tasman Richardson (Toronto) and a film installation by Dawn George (Halifax).

PARTICLE + WAVE: Afterparty
Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10PM – 12AM (Doors at 9:30PM) @ Cold Garden – 1100 11 St SE | FREE Admission

Featuring performances by Notfortheireyes (Edmonton), Corinthian (Calgary) and HomeSick (Calgary).

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