The Kula is a ceremonial exchange system conducted in Papua New Guinea. All Kula valuables are non-use items traded purely for purposes of enhancing one’s social status and prestige.
Mikoso / Johnny-Lee Leslie + Sofia Figueiredo
Johnny-Lee Leslie with his unique accordion and the smooth guitar of Michael Baur will create live music for the act “ROPE” by Sofia Figueiredo:
“A woman freely expressing the current of sensations and emotions that arise from touching an old hemp theatre rope and being touched by it – an improvisation about the possible communication between human beings and objects, especially old objects holding memories.”
Adolfo Healer + Roberto Crippa
Life Visual projections by Adolfo Healer . His work involves digital and analogical constructions involving abstract and motion components. Roberto’s work includes live electronic music and installations, investigating the responses of physical bodies to architectural acoustics.
[(+v-v)] + Cementimental
The world of noise and the synthetic dancer join forces in a intense performance of sound and electric movement. Cementimental uses interconnected systems of low end audio equipment and homemade circuit-bent electronics to make harsh noise and rough music.
Techno Widow + Yuri Pirondi + Presanth Guru
Through a series of soundscapes created with base on the different “dynamorythms” explored by Etienne Decroux’s Corporeal Mime Technique, the Techno Widow (Madalena Pinto) will collaborate with the live camera work of Yuri Pirondi and the visual manupolation of Presanth Guru.
Ines Von Bonhorst + Jez Houghton
Ines works are exploring notions of identity, forms, limits and society using the subconscious, surrealism and the counterfeit of being. For this act based on birth, life and death; the eclectic musician Jez Houghton will explore this collaboration creating a live soundtrack.