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For four days in February, art, music, and science collide at the annual Sonic Acts Festival. This arts and science festival features performances and talks centered on a difference scientific theme each year. The Sonic... ... read more

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Sonic Acts - Arts Festival | Conference / Convention | Music Festival in Amsterdam.

For four days in February, art, music, and science collide at the annual Sonic Acts Festival. This arts and science festival features performances and talks centered on a difference scientific theme each year. The Sonic Acts Festival is held at popular cultural institutions and venues in Amsterdam like Paradiso, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and NASA (New Art Space Amsterdam).

The Sonic Acts Festival hosts collaborative art performances, live music, and discussions on the latest scientific and sociological findings. Performances feature music ranging from experimental soundscapes to tectonic dub. Musicians, composers, and sonic artists featured at the festival have included Flowdan & Miss Red, Mika Vainio, Coki, Dean Blunt, and Dead Fader.

Past themes at the Sonic Acts Festival have included The Dark Universe, Travelling Time, and The Poetics of Space. Presenters and lecturers at the festival have included leading scientists, philosophers, and thinkers like Andrew Pickering, Saskia Sassen, Raphael Bousso, and Michael Doser. Visual arts showcased at the festival have included works by artists like Matthew Biederman, HC Gilje, Ivana Franke, and Justin Bennett.

Daily tickets to the Sonic Acts Festival conference cost about €20 per person. Festival passes excluding the conference cost about €50 each, while festival passes to the full Sonic Acts Festival and conference cost about €80 per person. After exploring the universe through art and ideas, check out the bold new galleries nearby in Amsterdam.

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