NEW DATE, NEW ERA. MUTEK GROWS UP AND OUT FOR ITS 18th EDITION
2017 marks an auspicious year of anniversaries whirling around this edition of MUTEK. Canada’s preeminent hub of electronic music and digital creativity has grown up and turns 18, taking the occasion to change its dates, expand its program by a day and refresh its commitment to live performance at the intersection of music, visual art and technology. In parallel, Canada celebrates its 150th year, Montréal fêtes its 375th and Expo 67 the city’s futuristic beacon of innovation, commemorates its 50th; all elements that will form the backbone of this year’s festival. The fundamental DNA of the festival will continue to express values of discovery, revelation and community, emphasizing premieres, exclusive appearances and artistic ingenuity in fields of creation that continue to mutate and amaze.