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networking disco

Fri, 25 Oct 2019 21:30 - Sat, 26 Oct 2019 01:00

Location

Drzwi Zwane Koniem,

ul. Warszawska 37,

Katowice,

SB: When you think that you have experienced, learned and discovered everything at A<FESTIVAL, it shows up and turns everything around by 180 degrees: networking disco.

 

Networking disco is a musical event, where the most important aspect is the integration of all the festival goers. It is here, where the participants, artists and tutors meet in one place, where they can exchange experiences and enjoy themselves, listening to carefully selected sounds. Exceptional visual settings, leading Polish DJs, and most of all – incredible people… this part of the program cannot be missed or left for next year.

 

tickets: 10 zł / available only at the entrance

 

Staś Bryś (SB) – Kurator festiwalu

Artist

Mala Herba

Mala Herba (synth witch craft, minimal dark wave) is a solo project of a sound artist and queer music activist Zosia Hołubowska. Based on traditional music, magic and demonology of Eastern Europe, Mala Herba explores queerness and sex-positivity. Powerful, witchy vocals are weaved into hypnotic beats, cold base lines and romantic synthesizer melodies. There's something gothic and dramatic to it but nevertheless "this" makes you dance. Sometimes the melody cracks, the voice becomes a magic spell and the song transforms into a noise soundscape. But then the arppegio kicks back in and your bones resonate with the italo-disco inspired bass and rhythm....

dogheadsurigeri

dogheadsurigeri is DJ currently living in The Hague. She co-creates MESTIÇO crew, which for the last three years has been trying to redefine music and club culture. Since 2018 she’s been a member of Oramics – an initiative that supports the participation of women, non-binary and the LGBTQ+ community in the clubbing scene. She’s shared the stage with artists such as LYZZA, object blue and Imaabs. She’s performed on Tauron Nowa Muzyka Katowice, Open Source Art Festival in Sopot and Upper Festival. In her sets she’s searching for aesthetics in deconstructed sounds in a way that positive nonlinearity rages through the machines. Cyclonic torsion moans. Born under Scorpio zodiac sign, she’s ruled by impulsiveness and passion, which reflect in everything she does. ...

AVTOMAT

A man with way too many interests – an openly queer composer, producer, DJ and vocalist, graphic designer, typographer and 3D illustrator, proud member of the Oramics crew. His own music has morphed several times throughout the last 10 years – from purely synthetic timbres to a perplexing fusion of rhythmically and sonically jagged compositions with traditional harmonic singing in his collaboration with fellow singers in Pleśni. He presented his music during numerous festivals (Tauron Nowa Muzyka, Audioriver, Spring Break, CoCArt, Tofifest) and an assortment of clubs and has been creating impromptu live music for an interactive theatre play The Method of National Constellations. In the club his over ten-year experience of supporting queer, anti-fascist and underground scene results in...