About

The Festival

KIKK is an international festival of digital and creative cultures. Its interest lies in the artistic and economic implications of new technologies. The event gathers people of all backgrounds from all around the world. They are designers, scientists, makers, entrepreneurs, artists, architects, developers or musicians. They come to KIKK to tell you their personal anecdotes, to share professional experiences and innovative ideas, to present an artwork, a project or a product. You return home full of inspiration with plenty of contacts and new passions.

This year, through a program of conferences, exhibitions and workshops, KIKK Festival will analyze how art and science collide in contemporary culture with new waves of artists exploring the physical phenomenons of light, radio, acoustic, magnetic, water or matter waves interferences. Interfering also means to come into opposition. Numerous activists, critical designers are scrambling systems to denounce intrusive practices or policies, others condemn mass surveillance and question privacy issues. Design and economy are also concerned by the subject: a disruptive product, practice or market, can be first seen as an interference before being considered as a new model of disruptive innovation.

Kikk ASBL

Founded in 2011 in Namur, Belgium, KIKK is an non-profit association that promotes digital and creative cultures. We create bridges between art, culture, science and technology through the organization of event and educational projects as well as the production of artworks and support to creative projects.

The association organizes KIKK Festival every year. An event that has become well renowned on the international digital & creative scene. The organization is also founding partner of TRAKK, the Creative Hub and Fab Lab of Namur, as well as of the Smart Gastronomy Lab of Gembloux, the first belgian living lab to explore gastronomy in the light of technology.

The creative people that orbit the KIKK galaxy are working in a collaborative environment that favours openness, exchange and discovery. Our goals: to explore, question, experiment, compare, in cross-disciplinary way, the multiple uses of new technologies to prefigure the challenges of a world in motion.

KIKK Team

Gilles Bazelaire

Gilles
Bazelaire

Director and founder

Gaetan Libertiaux

Gaetan
Libertiaux

Art Director and founder

Marie du Chastel

Marie
du Chastel

Curator and coordinator

Jil Theunissen

Jil
Theunissen

Coordinator KIKK.market

François Chasseur

François
Chasseur

Little.KIKK coordinator

Flora Six

Flora
Six

Communication manager

Clémentine Lenelle

Clémentine
Lenelle

Intern

Suzie Suptille

Susie
Suptille

Intern

What’s new this year ?

Little.KIKK

Little.KIKK

03 › 05 nov

KIKK.reboot

Coming soon

KIKK.tech

KIKK.tech

03 › 04 nov

Little.KIKK

Little.KIKK

  Gallerie du Beffroi

100% kids, the program will show the playful joys of new media, new technologies and art to the little ones. Children from 6 to 12 years old will discover this funky playground made out of artworks, workshops and animations that will make the experience unforgettable!

03 › 05 Nov  |  10:00AM › 06:00PM

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KIKK.reboot

KIKK.reboot

  Liège

The conferences and debates of KIKK.reboot are questioning the issues of the digital sector. The mass arrival of new technologies created new economic models and provoked radical social changes. It urges us to continue raising questions about our representations of a world in total mutation.

coming soon  |  

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