Sonic Acts Festival 2019

  • Venue
    TBA - Amsterdam
    • To Be Announced
  • Date
    21 Feb 2019
    Thu 10:00 - Sun 22:00
  • Attending
    • 10
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    Lineup

    9T Antiope, Áine O'Dwyer, AJA, Alexis Destoop, Alobhe, Ana Vaz, André Castro, Andreas Kühne, Annie Fletcher, Anthea Caddy, Arie Altena, Ash Sarkar, Bbymutha, Beatriz Ferreyra, Beny Wagner, Bergsonist, BJ Nilsen, Charm Mone, Christina Kubisch, Chynna, Claude Speeed, Clausthome, Cyprien Gaillard, Dave Quam, Didier Debaise, Divoli S'vere, DJ Marcelle/​Another Nice Mess, DJ Nervoso, Drone Operatør, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Emily Pethick, Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa, Ephraim Asili, EVOL, Fedde ten Berge, Fien, Filipa César, Flavia Dzodan, François Bonnet, gamut inc, GIRLISONFIRE, Gregory Sholette, HC Gilje, Het Interstedelijk Harmonium Verbond, Hugo Esquinca, Irit Rogoff, Jasmine Infiniti, Jennifer Walshe, Ji Youn Kang, Jin Mustafa, João Polido Gomes, Jodi Dean, Johan van Kreij, Jonas Bers, Joost Rekveld, Judith Hamann, Jung An Tagen, Karl Klomp, Karrabing Film Collective, Katía Truijen, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Lee Patterson, Louis Henderson, Lukas Marxt, Lyra Hill, M.C. Schmidt, Maeve Brennan, Marta Mateus, Mārtiņš Ratniks, Matale, Mette Rasmussen, Mieriën Coppens, Nina Pixel, Nuno da Luz, Okkyung Lee, Olivier Marboeuf, Oxhy, Petit Singe, Philippe Dao, Phoebe Collings-James & Last Yearz Interesting Negro, Pierce Warnecke, Polina Medvedeva, Quay Dash, Rainer Kohlberger, Ramon Amaro, Rana Hamadeh, Rick Dolphijn, rkss, Rosi Braidotti, Ryoko Akama, Sasha Litvintseva, Slikback, Snufkin, Sondra Perry, Stoffel Debuysere, Straub-Huillet, Streifenjunko, Susanne M. Winterling, Suutoo, The Living and the Dead Ensemble, The Otolith Group, The Rodina, Thomas Ankersmit, Timothy Morton, Tony Cokes, Ulrike Ottinger, Verdensteatret, Vilde&Inga, Wilted Woman, Yantan Ministry, YATTA, Yoong, Zeno van den Broek, ZULI.
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  • Sonic Acts Festival is a biennial thematic event focusing on contemporary and historical developments at the intersections of art, science, music and technology. Under the heading Hereafter, Sonic Acts celebrates its 25 year history in 2019 with a festive anniversary edition. HEREAFTER With Hereafter, the festival will use its 25 year history to reflect on the rapid changes in our cultural and artistic relationship with technology, and share the enthusiasm, hope and concern that comes with it. Over the years, the festival’s perspective has also changed from challenging our understanding of audiovisual experiences, to exploring the interplay of humans and machines, and from experimenting with tools and technologies to questioning their social repercussions and their impact on our daily lives. Now, by reflecting on the entangled issues of power relations, neo-colonialism, technology, the rise of fascism and the implications of those practices for our environment, Sonic Acts wishes to address some of the pressing topics of our time. The festival will move through conversations with thinkers and artists at a three-day international conference, to multiple evenings filled with audiovisual performances, concerts, films, installations, an exhibition presented across several spaces in Amsterdam and club nights showcasing artists whose own nightlife operations explore some of the very same topics.
  • Sonic Acts Festival 2019 - Flyer front