Founded in 1998 [The User]have created a work which transforms obsolete office technology into an instrument for musical performance. It toured for two years in the late 90s and now is back as part of the emerging TodaysArt 2010 taking place in The Hague on September 24-25. The festival looks very promising and is now in its sixth running year, also including Conrad Schnitzler, Actress, Mika Vainio, Klimek, Byetone, ATOM™, and X-102 (Jeff Mills & Mike Banks) among others. Sounds like a smart roster.
Symphony #2 for dot matrix printers was co-commissioned by the Fondation Daniel Langlois and Hull Time Based Arts, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and le Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.