CLUBBING POLICIES: INCLUSIVITY, NOMAD CLUBS AND CONFRONTATION OF THE NEW ELITISM
A debate about how our image of a “club” or “club space” is changing internationally with the emergence of entities such as JANUS, GHE20G0TH1K, etc: nomadic parties where the dance is conceived in another way equally liberating, but more in line with the times. 100% inclusive parties that struggle not to appear elitist but generate their own spheres in the same way, without focusing solely on a single spirit or musical style as a reference.
Monica Franco (AKA Topanga Kiddo) is a dealer and musical digger since she can remember. Her attachment to electronic music, black music and world music may be appreciated from her beginnings in different media (Ràdio 4, Rocket Magazine, CaraB Mag, PlayGround Mag, GoMag, Beatburguer …). She is part of the Spanish electronic momentum with the members of Brrrrrap, a collective she joined in 2012 and along with whom she has been trying for seven years to find the sounds of the dance floors of the future.
Elena Colombi Born in Italy and raised by an unconventional family, she moved to London more than a decade ago and began organizing a series of parties that earned her a name in the underground scene. Currently respected DJ and broadcaster on the NTS station, Elena’s musical style employs a wide range of influences and inspirations. Alien to any trends, Colombi embraces the best elements of the past and the future, paying special attention to unknown artists.
Bendik Giske is a queer artist and saxophonist using physicality, vulnerability and endurance as his tools of expression. In October 2018, his debut EP ‘Adjust’, featuring remixes from his friends Total Freedom, Lotic, Rezzett and Deathprod. His debut album ‘Surrender’ was released on Smalltown Supersound in January 2019. This mesmerizing debut takes listeners on a true journey through the euphoria and wanderlust of nights spent in Berlin’s nightlife—using little more than his voice, saxophone, and more than a few well-placed microphones. With breath, steel and muscle Giske is transmuting his clubbing experience through the saxophone.
Jacob Maskell-Key (AKA Spooky-J) is a jazz drummer and music producer based in Kampala, UG and Amsterdam, NL. In 2017 he traveled with the producer Pete Jones to Kampala (Uganda). Together they composed, rehearsed and recorded a set of live recordings, inspired by the first club experiments of the Nilotika Cultural Ensemble. These recordings became Nihiloxica’s first homonymous EP for the record label of the Nyege Nyege festival, considered the most important music festival in East Africa. Its founders, Derek Debru and Arlen Dilsizian, are part of an artistic collective to spread the exciting development of the East African scene through a management agency and the legendary Boutiq Electroniq parties.
[ FRIDAY 13 | 16:00 | SEDE AFUNDACIÓN ]