The festival will now take the form of a series of live events and screening programmes, with the first in the series taking place in early October.
The focus remains every much the same as with previous festivals – an exciting exploration of the interaction between electronic music, visual performances and other cultural practices.
The Hackney Empire event will feature the London premiere of the collaboration between Mexican electronic musician Murcof and Simon Geilfus of the visual collective AntiVJ. The pair will use semi-transparent and panoramic screens to create an immersive experience where microscopic particles, geometric grids and organic elements are projected into the space.
On the same bill is visual artist and music producer Byetone. Renowned for his ‘clicks and cuts’ AV work, his hypnotic live sets use real-time visualisations that form abstract logos and light shows.
The night will also take in a solo show from Swedish artist The Field – only his second solo performance in four years.
The Alpha-Ville screening event at Hackney Picturehouse will show a selection of moving image works including animations, experimental videos and documentaries.
Alpha-Ville Live takes place on 6 October at Hackney Picturehouse 270 Mare Street, London E8 and Hackney Empire 291 Mare Street, London E8. For more information visit www.alpha-ville.co.uk