Deep Blue

Named after the IBM chess-playing computer, Deep Blue is a non-profit space dedicated to the thinking machine, thinking about machines, and thinking with machines. Its output is registered in sequences, frequencies, and oscillations purposed to move bodies in space and space in bodies. Within a community in step with electronic music, Deep Blue has become a centre for the production and distribution of a variety of local and international practitioners of contemporary dance music. Deep Blue provides studios for artists while also offering a diverse range of public programming within the disciplines of sound, music, and the sonic arts. Deep Blue is entirely self-funded, involved in neither federal nor provincial government grant systems. The organization provides space for artists working in electronic music, sound art and other auditory practices. Today, Deep Blue has 11 studio spaces shared by more than 28 artists. Deep Blue is located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓ əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl ̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, presently known as Vancouver, British Columbia.


Last updated: May 9, 2024