Beatrice Dillon is a London-based artist and musician, exploring the liminal space between bass music, house and experimental music. She’s produced music for Hessle Audio, The Trilogy Tapes, Boomkat Editions, PAN, Where To Now?, Timedance, etc and has worked with a number of producers and musicians including Kassem Mosse, Laurel Halo, Call Super and Lucy Railton.
DJ Nigga Fox
With his ‘O Meu Estilo’ 12” EP debut release in 2013, DJ Nigga Fox crashed the gates with his visionary music as part of Lisbon’s Principe Discos crew who have been showing an exciting youth and sonic culture nurtured out of the Portuguese capital urban and suburban areas into a EU widespread diaspora.
DJ Sprinkles is the deep house DJ persona of Terre Thaemlitz. Career highlights include winning an “underground grammy” for Best DJ of 1991 during his residency at the notorious New York transsexual sex worker club Sally’s II; a three-year residency at Tokyo’s Club Module from 2003-2006; and DJ Sprinkles’ “Midtown 120 Blues” winning Resident Advisor’s Best Album of 2009… and that’s about it.
Few DJs and producers are as widely and universally acclaimed in techno circles as Italian Donato Dozzy. He has a rare ability to work his way into peoples’ minds in both contemporary and classical settings, conjuring real mood and atmosphere. Never one to pay heed to the zeitgeist, he prefers to deal in hypnotic soundscapes that really take you on a trip.
Jenna Sutela is a Finnish-born, Berlin-based artist who works with words, sounds and other living media to create experimental installations and performances that bring together biology, technology and cosmology. Jenna’s recent collaborators include Bacillus subtilis nattō bacteria and the “many-headed” slime mold Physarum polycephalum. Her work seeks to identify and react to precarious social and material moments, often in relation to technology.
Joseph Grima – Space Caviar
Joseph Grima is an architect and curator based in Milan, Italy. He is the Creative Director of Design Academy Eindhoven and Chief Curator of Design at Triennale di Milano. He is founder of Space Caviar, an architecture and research practice operating at the intersection of design, technology, critical theory and the public realm.
Linn Da Quebrada
If a new dawn was coming up in the horizon with ‘Enviadescer’ (2016), Linn da Quebrada shined through in 2017 with the debut album ‘Pajuba’, produced with the ́ financial support of crowdfunding, who chipped in with more than 120% of the total budgeted. Since then, she has played all around Brazil with the album tour and performed six international tours, amidst the release of ‘Bixa Travesty’, an award- winning documentary directed by Kiko Goifman and Claudia Priscila, starring and co- scripted by Linn herself.
Mc Yallah & Debmaster
France and Kenya
MC Yallah is a Kenyan rapper based in Uganda and an affiliate of Nyege Nyege. She recently released her debut album on the Nyege Nyege sub label – Hakuna Kulala. The album sees her paired with French producer Debmaster to explosive effect. A heady and powerful blend of sounds, they made their presence felt at Unsound Festival in Poland, placing amongst the top five best performances.
Born and raised in Milan, she moves to London in 2006 graduating in Media Art and Design at the University of Westminster. She works in cinema industry as assitant director and video editor for film makers such as Pippo Delbono, Luca Guadagnino and Carlo Vanzina for some years. Meanwhile, music becomes predominant among her interests, leading her to start in 2008 a new professional journey as DJ, promoter and art director for musical projects.
Primitive Art’s Shelter
Shelter is the new project of Primitive Art (Matteo Pit and Jim C. Nedd), a twelve-square-meter metal stilt house with an essential structure as in a child’s drawing. Its skeleton is permeable to passage and raised from the ground on mechanical elevators. After the Triennale premiere on February 2020, Shelter will host the second chapter at Terraforma Festival. The space will be independently activated with special performances curated by the band. The audience will be around the building, watching this clash of different visions as in an arena. The program will be shared soon.
Stephen O’Malley (b. 1974) was born in New Hampshire, USA and raised in Seattle. He eventually spent a decade in New York and presently is based in Paris. O’Malley is a founding member of several groups including Thorr’s Hammer, Burning Witch , Sunn O))), Khanate, KTL , Nazoranai , ÄÄNIPÄÄ and others. He is a frequent collaborator of many «outsider» musicians, artists and composers in various formations, in projects inside and out of concert, exhibition, gallery and studio settings
Lars Holdhus is a Norwegian born artist and musician who deals with language, codes, infrastrastructure and ecology. Influenced by code, cryptography and self-referential complex systems, his approach to his practice and art-making in general is not in communication but an in-depth investigation that strives towards a goal of making its own system – often one that is self-referential, or an inversion of signs and signifiers that folds or collapse back in on themselves.
Terre Thaemlitz (1968) is an award winning multi-media producer, writer, public speaker, educator, audio remixer, DJ and owner of the Comatonse Recordings record label. Her work combines a critical look at identity politics – including gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity and race – with an ongoing analysis of the socio-economics of commercial media production. He has released over 15 solo albums, as well as numerous 12-inch singles and video works
Forming in Sydney Australia in 1986, for the last 3 decades The Necks have built an international reputation as masters of their own musical language of long-form improvisation. Each night they step onto the stage with no pre-conceived ideas of what they will play – they and the audience will go on a sonic journey that is created in the moment and in that room.
Timothy Morton is the author of Being Ecological (Penguin, 2018), Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People (Verso, 2017), Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence (Columbia, 2016), Nothing: Three Inquiries in Buddhism (Chicago, 2015), Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (Minnesota, 2013), Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality (Open Humanities, 2013), The Ecological Thought (Harvard, 2010), Ecology without Nature (Harvard, 2007), eight other books and 200 essays on philosophy, ecology, literature, music, art, architecture, design and food.