DEAF04 is a festival for art and media technology in which the public is more than merely a spectator. With a large exposition of interactive artworks, music and performances, seminars and workshops, discussions and presentations, an academic symposium and more.
The Festival
Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF) is a biennial international festival for electronic art, presented by V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The festival is a presentation platform for new media art - some of it commissioned by DEAF - and as a forum for critical debate and art education. more

The Theme
Each of the festivals has a specific theme, which structures the contents of the event as a whole. Under the title Affective Turbulence: The Art of Open Systems, the theme of DEAF04 focuses on the instability of open systems and the instinctivity and irrationality that are necessary to act within these systems. more

DEAF04 is the seventh edition of the Dutch Electronic Art Festival. more