Resonate is a platform for networking, knowledge sharing and education. It brings together artists, designers and educators to participate in a forward-looking debate on the position of technology in art and culture.
Held each year in Belgrade-Serbia, the festival lasts for three days and provides an overview of current situation in the fields of music, visual arts and digital culture. Guest artists, lecturers and other participants are chosen to represent the cutting edge of the contemporary creative industry in the world.
Resonate festival 2014 took place in Belgrade from the 3rd until the 5th of April. Lectures, movies, workshops and music gigs were happening for during 3 days and 3 nights on the various venues as: Yugolsovenska Kinoteka (new hip building in Uzun Mirkova street), Kolarac, UK Parobrod, Gallery of Fresco, Gallery G12 HUB, the Tube, Promenada and Depo Magacin. Good and positive atmosphere was in the city during the festival. Targeting foreign audience organisation manage to sell all tickets. Those few days Belgrade was the center of knowledge, education, technology and cutting-edge arts. Program included: 41 talks, 15 workshops, 4 screenings, 10 performances, 3 projects and 5 panels.
Resonate by night was quite good also.Festival has contributed to Belgrade club scene where music lovers had the opportunity to listen and dance to dj sets and live acts by John Talabot, Marko Nastic, Hetem, Paul Prudence, Bryan Chapman and others.
To cut it short Resonate provided an overview of current situation in the fields of music, visual arts and digital culture. Guest artists, lecturers and other participants were chosen to represent the cutting edge of the contemporary creative industry. Visitors didn’t look like nerds, more like world wide hipsters interested in catching new inspirations, trends, business cards, proposals and contacts.
Dragana Kostica is the Belgrade-based editor in chief and founder of Still in Belgrade art, culture and club scene magazine. She holds a Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management in Arts (MA of Arts) and a Bachelor degree in Archaeology.