Mar 28, 2008, 5:18 AM
Justice, Nicolas Jaar, Moderat, Eric Prydz, De La Soul and Daito Manabe among
the first artists announced Sónar+D 2017, the Congress of Digital Culture and
Creativity Technologies, extends its timetable with an exclusive day for
professionals on Wednesday, June 14, a day before the main festival
Virtual Reality and immersive experiences will take one of the central roles at Sonar+D 2017 with an expanded activities program offering more workshops, round tables and exhibition areas.
Integral to this programme will be the participation of Google in the figure of Jessica Brillhart, and the United Nations VR lab, represented by Gabo Arora. Also confirmed to appear are Ayah Bdeir, founder of the open source hardware platform littleBits, and the directors of Japanese interactive design studio Rhizomatiks.
For the Christmas season, SonarGift will go on sale this Friday December the 2nd, a limited time promotion which will include the Sónar 2017 Pass and, exclusively to Sónar and a month previous to going officially on sale, the entrance to the Barcelona smash exhibition “David Bowie Is”.