Saturday 6th June 2009

- 7pm till 4am

Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence

tickets, box office & information

Tickets :
- presale tickets 20€ / 22 € at the door
- 2 nights pass : presale 35 € / 38 € at the door

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Schedule :
- doors open at 7pm / close at 4am

Festival venue :
- Fondation Vasarely, 1 avenue Marcel Pagnol, Aix-en-Provence, France.

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travel information

How to come :

Lowcosts bound for Marseille (MP2 Marseille-Marignane Airport) : Ryanair, Easyjet.

Where to sleep from 10 to 40 euros per night :

- Airotel Camping Chantecler
Val Saint-André par la route de Nice, Aix-en-Provence

- Camping arc en ciel
Pont des Trois Sautets (Route de Nice), Aix-en-Provence
Tel : +33 (0)4 42 26 14 28 /

- Auberge de jeunesse (Youth Hotel) :
Le Jas de Bouffan, 3, avenue Marcel Pagnol, 13090 Aix-en-Provence
Tel : +33 (0)4 42 20 15 99

- B&Bs in Aix-en-Provence
Avenue de l’Arc de Meyran, 13100 Aix-en-Provence
Tel : +33 (0)8 92 70 75 02

- More information on tourism office website :

The Chap


UK, Concert, Lo recordings

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Whether you discovered them in a small club or during a festival such as Nuits Sonores, now you know them : The Chap is one of the best groups on stage right now. And if you’ve missed them before, now is the occcasion to discover their diabolic mechanics : excellent musicians who don’t take themselves seriously and who create a powerful and intense sound, fed by pop, electro and punk. (text : Olivier Kerdudo / translation : Caroline Newman).

Tim Exile


UK, Live, Warp records

Tim Exile ©DR Tim Exile ©Rebecca Miller

With the Listening Tree album, his first for Warp Records, the ex-prince of the Tim Exile gabber shaped a silly electronic Grand Huit drawing out the dark side of the 80’s. Live, this gifted artist surpasses himself, somewhere between the craft of a virtuoso and a song with cavelike leanings. As in the early days of Jamie Lidell, Tim Exile loves transforming his concerts into adventurous and subtle, off-beat shows. (texte : Benoît Hické / translation : Caroline Newman).



UK, Concert, Because Music

Author of one of the best albums in 2008, Metronomy releases singles with a regularity worthy of their name. On stage these three multi-disciplinarian musicians wield synthesisers, guitars, sax.. And a large amount of that very British sense of humour : Between two robotic choreographies, they succeed in stretching their influences from New Order melodies across to off-beat Devo groove. (text : Olivier Kerdudo / translation : Caroline Newman).

The Emperor Machine


UK, Live audiovisuel, DC Recordings

The Emperor Machine ©DR The Emperor Machine ©DR

Created by Andrew Meecham (Chicken Lips) The Emperor Machine has launched the Cosmic Disco genre. Armed with digital synthesisers, he has put the DC recordings label in the spotlight with deadly kraut funk and fabulous remixes (Daft Punk, Soulwax…) It’s been several years now that Seconde Nature has wanted to programme them, time for the trio to work on their stage show that produces a machine to dance in space. (text : Olivier Kerdudo / translation : Caroline Newman).

The Emperor Machine - ’You Clapper’ (Edit)
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Mathew Jonson


CA, Live, Wagon repair



FR, DJ Set, Kill The Dj

She marked the 2008 Seconde Nature event thanks to a stunning and subtle A/V live. Much to our delight, this year she is back on the turntables. For ten years or so now, Chloé composes her sets like scores that are both smooth and fautless, marrying a cutting techno with the energy of rock. Her world resonates in our heads like the ideal soundtrack for a night of black and white. (texte : Benoît Hické / translation : Caroline Newman).

Hydrocarbure from the Théâtre du Centaure

Performance for a centaur - Odessa (film, 06mins00)- Extracts from Flux – Created in 2009

This performance is based on the extended staging of the film, Odessa. The body of the centaur, standing in a pool of petrol spreading out like a mirror on the ground, rears high, only a few centimetres from the audience. - a strange and wild image of a dismantled centaur. The audience and the centaur can look each other in the eye, feel and touch one another. The intimacy of this relationship reveals the fragility of life. Translation by Caroline Newman

Produced by : Camille&Manolo / Centaur : Manolo&Nuno (Arabian stallion) / Texts : Fabrice Melquiot / Sound : Nicolas Lespagnol-Rizzi / Lighting : Pascale Bongiovanni / With : Manolo and Nuno, a Spanish-Arabian stallion

Sho(u)t version 02 by Vincent Elka

From the interactive installation to performance - 2007-2009

« The aim of Sho(u)t is to abolish all forms of hierarchy between spectators and artwork. Based on a process that acknowledges emotions, Sho(u)t, has a random structure that accepts its own destructuring. Nothing must remain intact after this encounter. Using Sho(u)t, means accepting abandonment of the group and confronting this domineering and prying attitude : artwork, order, permanency. It seems as normal to me to reintroduce a relationship between the dancer (Sébastien Durand) and his filmed double during these performances, as with a virtual actress and real-life actresses (Alice Chenu and Marie Pezelet) ». Vincent Elka. Translation by Caroline Newman

Elaboration : Francis Maes, Thomas Besson, Vincent Dedun Version 01- Actress : Keziah Serreau / Version 02 - Dancer : Sébastien Durand Performers - Danseur: Sébastien Durand / Actresses: Alice Chenu / Marie Pezelet.
Honorary Prize Interactive Arts - Ars Electronica 2007 / Supported by ARCADI, Scam, DRAC Limousin / With the technological support of Evol System / Sho(u)t is based on Smode/Dipmedia technology.

Feiern (Don’t Forget To Go Home)

Documentary by Maja Classen - Germany – 2006 – 81mins – Original Version with German subtitles

2005 : Techno goes back underground and Berlin once again becomes the destination for those seeking to fulfil their desires. Feiern shows us those in love with the beat and for whom nights are never-ending. They speak of tenderness, no limits, self-destruction and above all their search for happiness. A very poetic portrait of 19 conversations, 56 nights and 13 tracks. Text : Benoît Hické / Translation by Caroline Newman.

The Den (La tannière)

Documentary by Alain Della Negra and Kaori Kinoshita - France – 2008 - 30mins - Original Version with French subtitles

Matthew, a young Californian, seeks his true identity. After having surfed around the virtual worlds of Second Life, he decides to go to a furry party, a celebration of being half way between Man and furry beasts. Plunging us into a world of surprises... Text : Benoît Hické / Translation : Caroline Newman.

« Minilogue - Animals, The Movie »

Cocoon Recordings, Germany, 2009, 79’

This DVD continues the work begun on the double album « Animals » produced by Minilogue in 2008. We know how capable the Swedish duo is to develop metronomic and experimental tracks. Never afraid of taking risks, he asked the Hinge Design studio and a few of his art friends to dress up his « high tempo » miniatures. The result : fifteen visual capsules which plunge the viewer into a digital wilderness similar to a sort of flashy and hallucinating trip. Your eyes ‘ll go wild. (Benoît Hické / Translation by Caroline Newman).