The festival will take place in Harpa, Norðurljós Hall, Reykjavík, on October 13, 2018.
At the next festival in 2018, the main topics will be on new technology in artistic creation with the help of artificial intelligence. Through the ages musicians and composers have used new methods and technology to develop innovative ways for their performance and creation. Artificial intelligence and vertical reality are becoming a key factor in methodology today for artists to express themselves in music.
The artificial intelligence will be used to create and perform real-time music – controlling the compositional process, influencing the performance - as well as linking the visual aspects with the music, etc.
ErkiTíð Spin-On festival is a new platform for artistic creation and expression in music using new technique – and as a spotlight into the future
New works will be commissioned from composers, performers and visual artists.
There will be an open workshop where audience has opportunity to learn and participate in music creation and performance with modern technology.
A special music educational music program will be introduced for children.