10 Artists to Watch for at New Forms Festival 2014

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New Forms Festival is just around the corner. 

Awesome shows start at Science World on Sept 18th and it all wraps up with an outdoor party at Creekside Park on Sunday September 21st. Don’t miss this Vancouver music staple and check out some of these amazing artists who will be performing.


10 Artists to Watch for at New Forms Festival 2014

By New Forms Festival

Awesome shows start at Science World on Sept 18th and it all wraps up with an outdoor party at Creekside Park on Sunday September 21st.  Check out some of these amazing artists who will be performing,

  • Kevin Beasley

    By New Forms Festival

    New York-based Kevin Beasley is a sculptor that incorporates found materials (including his own clothes) with materials such as polyurethane foam and resin to create his pieces.

  • Inga Copeland

    By New Forms Festival

    Once the singer in the duo ‘Hype Williams’, Copeland has released her first solo album, ‘Because I’m Worth It’. Hype Williams was known for their strange, ambient tracks; Copeland has kept that theme.

  • Oneohtrix Point Never

    By New Forms Festival

    Pronounced ‘one-oh-tricks’, OPN’s sound has been described as ‘a cracked mirror reflecting sounds of the past’. OPN’s music is inspired by video game tracks, the Mahavishnu orchestra & Stevie Wonder.

  • Adam Marshall

    By New Forms Festival

    Berlin-based Canadian artist Adam Marshall has his roots in house and techno, yet plays with the boundaries with his new album, ‘New Kanada’.

  • Deebs

    By New Forms Festival

    The Toronto native is known for his remixes & has worked with artists like AlunaGeorge, Pelican Fly & Kid Smpl to name a few. His most recent release has an emotional core and a sense of grandness.

  • Arca

    By New Forms Festival

    Venezuelan producer, consultant, mixing engineer & DJ, Arca has played a role in producing albums like Kanye’s ‘Yeezus’. He has released several EPs & expects to have an LP out soon.

  • AntiVJ + Murcof

    By New Forms Festival

    AntiVJ, a group of European visual artists famous for their use of light projections to create immersive installations, has paired with electronica artist Murcof to create an amazing experience.

  • Visionist

    By New Forms Festival

    One of grime’s most talked about recent artists, Luis Carnell, aka Visionist, continues to bend genres and push the envelope with his new EP, ‘I’m Fine II’.

  • Young Braised + Soledad Munoz

    By New Forms Festival

    Rapper Yong Braised is leading the charge for the Canadian rap scene with his slick, smooth, lo-fi style. Soledad Munoz is right by his side, helping with the creation of site-specific pieces.

  • Sara Ludy

    By New Forms Festival

    Working in both the virtual & physical world, Sara Ludy explores representation of domestic interiors, architecture & landscape, using a variety of media such as photography, GIFS & live performance.

Each year the New Forms Media Society hosts the annual New Forms Festival (NFF). Through promoting collaborations between Canadian artists, international artists, and those working in the technology sector, NFF facilitates in the production, display and growth of new media, music, film, installation, and performance art based practices.

Since its inception, an integral element of the NFF is the recognition of independent and groundbreaking artists, and those contributing to a broader understanding on new genres of art making. Past participants have included: Actress, Cauleen Smith, Daniel Bell, Daniel Wang, David Rokeby, Delroy Edwards, Dj Stingray, Dopplereffekt, Donald Buchla, Douglas Benford, Evy Jane, Grace Ndiritu, Jeff Mills, Jeremy Shaw, Joachim Koester, Joan Jonas, John Latham, Junior Boys, Kassem Mosse, Kode9, Lars Bang Larsen, Lee Gamble, Legowelt, Marcellus Pittman, Omar S., The Bureau of Inverse Technology, The Otolith Group, Tony Cokes, Soda_Jerk, Shlohmo, Veronica Vasicka, and Von Bingen, amongst others.

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