CTM Festival Berlin 2017: Fear Anger Love
CTM Festival Berlin 2017 is an international festival which aims to showcase adventurous, experimental and electronic music and art through audiovisual performances.
CTM, an independent project organised by DISK Berlin takes place across many venues in and around Berlin, Germany.
Together the CTM Festival and Transmediale create a celebration of and reflection on digital culture, politics and emotions through innovative music, art exhibitions, installations, lectures, talks, workshops, and performances running over the course of a week in the city.
FEAR ANGER LOVE
This year’s theme is Fear, Anger, Love, and the CTM festival aims to make space for radical forms of musical expression, feelings and emotions. The festival tackles the sonic manipulation of all three of the emotions in the highly politically charged era of revolution and destruction.
CTM FESTIVAL 2017 LINE UP
This year’s CTM festival line-up promises some of the worlds most innovative audio-visual artists and musicians, including Jenny Hval, Actress, Gazelle Twin, Amnesia Scanner, DEBONAIR, Marie Davidson and MikeQ to name but a few.
The festival will also showcase the subversive music collective, NON worldwide. The globally distributed collective features artists like Moro, Chino Amobi (Richmond, VA, Nigeria), Angel-Ho (Cape Town) and Nkisi (Belgium, Congo), representing the African diaspora, creating a digital nation-state of it’s own.
The performance features explosive movement where tracks cover experimental R&B, hardcore and industrial noise, you can listen to a NON Worldwide Compilation, Vol. 1 here.
Moro’s San Benito EP explores a new genre of electronic music called Ramba, taking passionate sounds from Afro-Latin rhythmic tango. While Nkisi is known for her intense blends, channelling Congolese roots with her love of doom-core.
To celebrate the end of the CTM festival this year, CTM will join forces with Red Bull’s Music Academy to present Mike Q. A unique celebration of ‘vogue’ culture and it’s origins at Schwuz, Berlin.
WHERE AND WHEN?
Click here for the festival’s full program and schedule – which runs from 27 January, through until 5 February 2017.
Hau Hebbel Am Ufer (HAU 1) (HAU 2)
Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt
Native Instruments Office
Red Bull Studios