MUTEK.MX 2016: FIRST BATCH OF CONFIRMED ARTISTS

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The lucky thirteenth edition of MUTEK in Mexico City runs October 19 to 23, 2016 at various venues in the heart of the city. With its established reputation as a showcase for the vibrant local and national scene and as a crucial connection between Mexico and the international circuit of cutting edge electronic and audiovisual artists, the festival promises another year of mind and body bending programming. Unparalleled in its curation and production values, MUTEK.MX has cemented its importance in one of the world’s most dynamic and ascendant cities as an essential forum for those those looking for innovation, revelation and to the future.

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Additionally this year, the festival is proud to partner with Hennessy Very Special, a brand that works in tandem with the festival’s own creative impulses to cultivate new experiences and new audiences. With its similar emphasis on “unexpected blendings” the festival looks forward to presenting artistic works that explore the same fundamentals of taste-making, including the launch of a new series of pre-festival experiences called NANO_MUTEKs (details below).

With many more names to come, including local luminaries, emergent talents and more international artists and projects, the festival is thrilled to reveal the first names in what will be another exhilarating adventure in contemporary electronic and digital arts:

HOLLY HERNDON (US) / POWELL (UK) / HIROAKI UMEDA (JP) / DIXON (DE) / THE FIELD (SE) / JAN JELINEK & MASAYOSHI FUJITA (DE/JP) / JLIN (US) / MURCOF (MX) / KLARA LEWIS (SE) / RABIT (US) / NICOLA CRUZ (EC) / AÏSHA DEVI (CH) / DRIFTMACHINE (DE) / PEDER MANNERFELT (SE) / BEGUN (ES)


Touristic Packages: Hotel + Flights + Festival Passports

With Mexico City recently lauded for its arts and culture scenes, and as the number one destination of more than 50 cities to visit in 2016 according to the New York Times, the festival is also this year offering enticing packages for those from abroad that include accommodations plus festival passports.
Details are here


SAVE THE DATE
August 3 for next tier of passes on sale and complete program details

The initial offering of early bird passes sold out in less than half an hour after they went on line. The next big date for passports, special passes and tickets is August 3 when the festival reveals the lineups for the A/VISIONS, the 3 room FMCC and PLAY programs, as well as details on the next 2 NANO_MUTEK events.