The Pirate Cinema: Live

Nicolas Maigret
Performance 10.03.2016 / 20h


Artist Nicolas Maigret presents a live performance of his project The Pirate Cinema, a system that automatically shows the most popular torrent files as they are being downloaded by P2P network users. Film fragments, television series, video clips, concerts and all kinds of audiovisual content makes up the material Maigret uses to create a subjective story on file exchange on the Net. Divided into six chapters, the performance reveals how the products of the audiovisual industry are consumed and distributed internationally, expressing this by means of a composition produced in real time.

The performance will feature the participation of actor Xavi Idañez Al detall theater company, who give voice to the original Pirate Cinema Live in Catalan.

(*) attention some of the projected pictures might be offensive.