LoopSider XIII

Loopsider XIIi
09 FEBRUARY 19:30h.

Loophole Berlin
Boddinstrasse 60, 12053 Berlín












Farahnaz Hatam is an experimental sound artist and is highly active in the Berlin experimental scenes. As an artist working with digital sound synthesis in SuperCollider, her current work is not only interested in sound as sculptural material, but as the medium in which ideas are communicated. Over 15 years professional work as a molecular biologist, Farahnaz arrived at sound through the visual arts. Her past includes video art, sculpture, and subtle provocations through public art. Current projects include Hacklander \ Hatam; Labour; Empire Strikes Back: Kingdom of the Synthetic; Dreck: ein apparat; NK; and solo work.

Hatam has shared bills with Mouse on Mars, Jan Jelinek, Mika Vainio, PRSZR & Mattin, performed at the George Ernescu Philharmonic in Bucharest and festivals including OpenSound Lisboa & London, ERTZ #14 and Teenitus at Festsaal Kreuzberg, and has composed music for the Hyperion Ensemble International.

Born in Iran; emigrated to the USA; BA in Molecular Biology; MFA in Installation Art from Hunter College.

Based in Berlin now for 13 years, Farahnaz is co-founder & co-director of NK PROJEKT, a space for the avant-garde, experimentation & criticism. Curator/organizer cred includes Eye for an Ear 2013 A/V at NK, contribution to Berlin Atonal 2013, 2014 & 2015, helping bring the SuperCollider Symposium to Berlin in 2010, plus hundreds of concerts, workshops, lectures, artist talks & film screenings.



Glass Lärm is the collaborative project of Regis Lemberthe (Glass Nest / Noiseberg) and Giuseppe Capriglione (DFVOKKLL / Metzger Therapie). Through complex installation work, they use water as the primary sound element, bringing a layer of natural randomness further processed into complex, roughly textured drone sounds.





Els Vandeweyer is a Belgian vibraphonist, percussionist, and composer currently living in Berlin. After studying classical percussion in Antwerp and jazz in Brussels and Oslo, Els co-founded the IMI Kollektief, whose critically acclaimed album, Snug as a Gun, was released on Clean Feed in 2006.

Today, Els plays regularly in Berlin, including solo performance, group improvisation, children’s theater, and contemporary music (including a recent performance of Xenakis’s Rebonds b at Radialsystem in Berlin).  Els makes her own puppets and theater costumes, and also conducts workshops for adults and children that bring together music, dance, theater, and the visual arts.

Current projects include Quat (with Fred Van Hove, Paul Lovens, and Martin Blume); Trio Grilo (with Ute Wassermann and Aleks Kolkowski); Spin Track (with Olaf Rupp and DJ Illvibe); a duo with Fred Van Hove, and participation in two orchestras (Pascal Niggenkemper´s Vision 7 and the Serenus Zeitblom Oktett).




Adam Goodwin is a Texan double bassist, composer, and visual artist. He engages in a wide spectrum of artistic activity that involves frequent collaboration with various performers, composers, sound artists, choreographers, dancers, and visual artists. HIs musical approach places a heavy emphasis on physical gesture and spontaneity, along with a conscious consideration of the particular space and context in which the music is taking place. As composer and interpreter, he strives to obliterate the false pretenses that tend to surround contemporary art world, and return to a primordial mode of expression which places the highest priority on the individuality of the performer and the spontaneity of each unique moment.




TON-DOSE is a proyect By Martí Guillem focused on creating small portable sound devices.
Frecuency and noise generators, feedbacks, loopers, delays, etc. hosted in metall food cans.
By mixing the sound sources it´s posible to create  complex musical compositions.
Circuit bending, diy and object-sound-poetry.


Born and base in Valencia (Spain), Antonio Sánchez also known as Mode On, is a self-taught musician, sound and audiovisual technician involved in his solo projects and collaborations where he explores music and sound. His music is somewhere between, bellow or above harsh noise, meditation, free improvisation and abstract minimalism, it has had confluences with disciplines like theater, handmade electronics, live cinema and performance, in his solo he mostly researches the aesthetics of threshold and void. He has played music with dancer Mehdi Farajpour, painter Aída Máñez, musicians Martí Guillem, Edu Comelles, El Pricto, Josep Lluís Galiana, Avelino Saavedra and Paco Fuentes. His music has been heard in festivals like PinPanPun, Off_Hz, Jazz&Cooking, Incubarte and Relay*Vlc.




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