The Mapping Festival is dedicated to the advancement of the VJ medium. It does so by initiating events where the medium of projecting images is combined with other currents in contemporary culture, and bringing these events to the people of Geneva and international visitors.
Formed in 2005 by the creators of Modul8 and the association of the night club Le Zoo/Usine, The festival seeks to present works by individuals and collectives that share a passion for real time image making and performance.
The festival is a labratory for the VJing discipline, offering both novices and professionals the possibilty for experiemntation as well as a forum for exchanging ideas and resources. This approach has given it a reputation within the world wide VJ community.