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More than 5000 people were thrilled with our 13th edition of the event. Thanks!

Emotions, catharsis, community, and many more terms that we could use to describe everything we experienced just a few weeks ago. These images will remind you of it.

The 13th edition of the MUTEK Barcelona Festival was held from 7 to 13 March with an innovative programme of world premieres and debuts in the city of national and international artists, as well as a wide representation of new local talents, whose artistic proposals stand out for combining digital creativity, music and technology. More than 5000 people enjoyed them.

In this edition, the festival included 50 artists of 15 nationalities, who made up an extensive programme of live lives, shows A/V and installations during 13 events in 10 different locations: Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm, Nista/Astin, Institut Français, Phonos/UPF, Roca Barcelona Gallery, Hangar, LAUT, SAE, SVD and Casa Bonay.

Coinciding this 2022 with the "25th anniversary of the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between Québec and Catalonia", MUTEKES received a delegation of Québec artists and professionals, highlighting and strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two territories. Since 1983, they have maintained bilateral relations in strategic areas of interest concerning language policies, the protection of language, cultural diversity and education.


Acid Thermal (VE/ES) / add9 (ES/CAT) / Anz (UK) / ascendant vierge (BE) / Astrid Sonne (DK) / aya feat. Sweatmother (UK) / Babsy (CAT/ES) / Bendik Giske (NO) / Blawan (UK) / Carmen Villain (NO) / CFCF (CA/QC) / Chica Gang (ES) / D.N.S. (UK/ES) / Flat Erik & Merca Bae (ES) / France Jobin & Markus Heckmann (CA/QC+DE) / Guillaume Coutu Dumont (CA/QC) / Ida Toninato & Pierre-Luc Lecours (CA/QC) / Josey Rebelle (UK) / Kazumi Sakoda (JP) / Loraine James (UK) / Maoupa Maoupa Mazzocchetti & Hospice 1er (FR/BE) / Marina Herlop (ES/CAT) / Myriam Boucher (CA/QC) / Mbodj (ES/CAT) / Nahash (CA/QC) / oma totem (ES/CAT) / omvra (ES/IT) / Oriana ( ES/UY) /Perila (RU) / Robyn Moody (CA) / Ryoichi Kurokawa (JP) / Shackleton (UK) / Shygirl (UK) / Sofie Birch (DK) / Sunesis (ES/CAT) / Sunny Graves (UK/ES) / Tim Hecker (CA/QC) / Vincent Lemieux (CA/QC) & VTSS (PL).

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Parallel Activities:

Under the claim "Science and Technology for a Future without Gender" the 3rd MUTEKES Symposium was held on 3 and 4 March at CASA SEAT, a space for debate and reflection on the impact that technology and science have on the field of digital and sound creation with lectures, round tables, presentations and live shows. (Click to back to see the programme)

MUTEKES also joined the meeting that the network of women in the music industry Spain held at Casa Bonay on the occasion of International Women's Day (8 March) and hosted the 5th edition of the We Are Equals Music Academy, the programme organized by the British Council, MUTEKES and SAE BARCELONA that seeks future music leaders to promote greater gender equality and diversity in the sector.

MUTEK Barcelona was the first festival in Barcelona without capacity restrictions or COVID passport, and has been a unique opportunity for artists, professionals and creative communities from all over the world to meet each other and visit Barcelona during the festival.

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MUTEKES would like to thank the partners who are helping us to make our cultural activities possible in 2022 for their support: ICEC (Generalitat de Catalunya), ICUB (Ajuntament de Barcelona), Embajada de Canadá en España, Bureau du Québec en Barcelona, Reebok, Roca, CASA SEAT, Estrella Damm, La Vanguardia, Institut Français, British Council Spain, Fundación Japón, Music, Smalltown Supersound, Export Denmark, Wallonie-Bruxelles Musiques (WBM), SAE Institute, Si Vas Descalzo, Phonos/UPF, UIC, Hangar, Radio3/RNE, We are Equals, Spain, Amplify D.A.I.

Next stop: the 23rd edition of MUTEK Montreal from August 23rd to 28th!