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Elevate Festival 2017 - Opening

Dance music, experimental sound art, socio-ecological transformation and inspiring activism: this March sees the 13th edition of the unique Elevate Festival. With lectures, debates, film screenings and workshops during the day and concerts, performances and DJ-lineups at night, the Elevate has become one of the most influential forerunners for the synthesis of intelligent participation and progressive club culture.  

Within the framework of this year´s festival theme Big Data, Quantification and Algorithms a wide range of participants will debate current social, political and technological developments. They will question the status quo and propose strategies for tackling various challenges and affecting positive change. At the opening event activists, scientists and artists will speak about their work on some of the most important issues of our time. Oravin will perform a live A/V set and Barbara Wimmer feat. MC ROME will present her project Smart Lies.

Internationally renowned researcher and bestselling author Evgeny Morozov will deliver the opening speech.

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