18:45-19:45 CDC / WEDNESDAY 6 / CDC
WORK IN PROGRESS: MANAGEMENT MODELS AND MUSICAL FESTIVALS
After the excellent reception of WOS 2016 edition, we call again a table with representatives of some of the most interesting festivals. The roundtable will fulfill the double function as a showcase to confront different management models and to promote new meeting points. We will know the particularities of each project and will discuss the role of new technologies and unusual location as the main signs of identity, both artistic and business-wise.
Jesús Guisado (Madrid, 1975), co-director of Monkey Week Son Estrella Galicia, a young festival of reference in independent music in Spain. From its beginnings in the Puerto de Santa María, it has become a destination where artists, professionals, the press and the public meet and share an unique experience, somewhere between festival, forum and fair. Its current headquarters in the Alameda de Hércules of Seville bring together three days of meetings for professionals, concerts, showcases and an endless number of parallel activities. – http://monkeyweek.org/es
Alejandra Galo (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1985), communication officer in Keroxen, a multidisciplinary and polymorphic festival focused on avant-garde and eclectic artistic proposals. Its original location in the El Tanque de Santa Cruz de Tenerife cultural center, an old oil tank of more than 40,000m3, allowed reconfiguring the space through visual mapping and performance interventions. – http://keroxen.com/
Abraham Rivera (Madrid, 1980), booking agent for Electrónica en April, one of the unmissable appointments to keep abreast of contemporary electronic trends. In its fifteenth edition, the festival has focused on dance music and sound experimentation as a reflection of Brexit’s cultural transformation process, Trump era, millenials and feminist discourse. The concept was completed in a set created for the occasion by the architect Jorge López Conde, head of the Department of Technology and Design of the Norman Foster Foundation, with the collaboration of Eva Seijas Marcos and Monica de la Peña. – https://www.lacasaencendida.es/conciertos/electronica-abril-2017-7088
Marc Campillo (Barcelona, 1975), founder of the label Foehn Records and director of BAM (Barcelona Acció Musical), a reference festival after more than 20 years of history. Framed in the city celebrations of the Mercè in Barcelona, it stands out for including among his varied programming a large sample of emerging talents, both national and international. In this edition, more than 40 groups will fill various venues of the city with unique, new and original sounds, with the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik, as a guest city. – http://lameva.barcelona.cat/bam/es
Cristina V. Miranda (Ferrol, 1982), cultural promoter, responsible for communication and organization of events and director of EnoFestival.