Welcome to Cimatics, Brussels International Festival for Live Audiovisual Art & VJing

The festival unites art, music, media and design in a relentless approach of contemporary culture. Heading for the 7th edition from 20th till 29th of November 2009 Cimatics will again pop-up both underground and above at the most unexpected moments and locations in the center of Brussels to present experiments in the field of audiovisual and digital culture. Cimatics presents audiovisual concerts, performances, live cinema, interactive installations, electronic music, DJ/VJ sets, selected screening programs and much more to discover.


The 'Call for Entries' for Cimatics 2009 is now open.

The 7th Cimatics festival takes place from 20th - 29th November 2009 at various locations in the centre of Brussels. To submit your work for this years festival, just fill in the online submission form (deadline July 31st 2009).


Meet us at CINM, Club Transmediale Berlin

Meet us at CINM, Club Transmediale Berlin on Saturday January 31 from 14h till 19h. CINM is a one-day Creative Independents Network Market offering professionals among the guests of Transmediale (and anyone else who may be interested), the chance to share what they do. It will be an interdisciplinary meeting place that brings together protagonists from the fields of music, technology, media and arts.

For a complete list of all participants of the Creative Independents Networking Market, please take a look at:

Premiere: 'rheo' by Ryoichi Kurokawa (JP)

Cimatics is proud to present 'rheo', the new audiovisual concert by Ryoichi Kurokawa (JP). 'rheo' is a triptych 5.1 surround sound cross-media performance produced by Cimatics and will be premiered on March 19 & 20 at VIA Festival (Maubeuge, FR) and on April 2 & 3 at EXIT Festival (Maison des Arts de Créteil, Paris). More info: rheo

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Share Bru #2: play with us

After the successful launch of SHARE Brussels end of November 08, we will have our 2nd SHARE session this Saturday January 24. If by chance you are around, don't hesitate to come and play with us; More on

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Thank you

Thanks to all artists, volunteers, participants, partners and not to forget the great audience for making Cimatics 08 possible. See you next year.

'Binary Waves' vernissage at Gesu Church

Cimatics presents the urban & cybernetic interactive installation 'Binary Waves' by LAb[au] - a true challenge but big opportunity combining the 'information-architecture' within the 18th century Gesu Church in the center of Brussels. The installation wil be accessible during the entire weekend. Everyone is invited for a drink at the vernissage on Thursday November 27th. more info: Vernissage

C.E.B. Reas exhibition open now.

Cimatics presents an exhibition of Casey Reas' Process series at MediaRuimte. In this work Reas explores the relationship between naturally evolved systems and engineered and synthetic systems. (presented by <> TAG). The exhibition opens already on Thursday November 20th. more info: C.E.B. Reas

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Assymetrical Voluminous Ass Fuckers in Ghent

The screening / performance / installation 'Assymetrical Voluminous Ass Fuckers' by Assume Vivid Astro Focus is presented in Ghent at galerie Kunst-Zicht, on the opening night of the exhibition 'Een Repliek', Thursday November 13th from 19:00 till 00:00. For a compilation of AVAF's audiovisual work, we welcome you on Friday and Saturday at MediaRuimte and at the I ♥ BRU closing party of the festival on Saturday 29th. more info: AVAF screening

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Byetone & Huoratron open the festival at MediaRuimte

Starting at 21:00 MediaRuimte opens its blackbox basement for a drink and 2 world-class performances by Byetone (aka Olaf Bender) and Huoratron. Byetone opens the festival officially with the AV performance 'Death of a typographer'. At 23:00 Huoratron is on turn for his big banging AV performance '$$Troopers'. more info: Opening night


'rheo' by Ryoichi Kurokawa

Cimatics is proud to present 'rheo', the new audiovisual concert by Ryoichi Kurokawa (JP).
Release: March 2009 +

Cimatics festival 2009

7th edition of Cimatics festival:
20-29 November 2009.
Open call for projects:
Submit online

Share BRU #3

Share Bru, the Brussels branch of the international open jam movement, is hosted by iMAL and Cimatics.
Get newsletter or check Facebook for regular updates on the 3rd gathering.