PARTICIPATING ARTISTS IN RENDERED PERSONAS | JAN 27-30 2018
Bex Ilsley (b. 1988, Gravesend, UK) lives and works in Warwick, UK. Ilsley graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2016 and was one of the 2016 Woon Prize winners. Her debut solo show ‘Emotional Processing’ opened at Warrington Museum and Art Gallery in the Summer of 2017. Other previous exhibitions include ‘...In Dark Times’ (Castlefield Gallery, Manchester), The Scared Screen (Square Gallery, London) and The ArtSlant Prize 2016 (4 Times Square, New York). Ilsley’s second solo show, as yet unnamed, will open in July 2018 at Goldtapped, Newcastle, UK. Ilsley’s work has reached an international audience and has been acquired into the collections of Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips).
Sabrina Mue from Berlin made her debut appearance with “Breakaway” in 2014 on Katermukke, one of the German Capital’s best known House imprints. The track was made with Lars Moston, with whom she also released “We Used To Dance” and “Don’t You Want Me” on WellDone! Music, which got her noticed by some big names, including Claptone, who featured the track on his famous Clapcast. A release on the famous Bar25 label soon followed and a brand new EP on Katermukke, also alongside Lars Moston, is coming out in April. Between playing more and more high profile gigs in Germany as well as internationally, Sabrina is now preparing the next step and producing solo material.
Esther Rizo is a digital designer with a background in art, documentary and visual design. Since she moved to Berlin in 2011 she has been working for innovative projects, creating interfaces and user journeys to improve the usability of digital and analogue products. Her recent focus has been design thinking and user-centered practices. Esther’s design is devoted to the world and responsible for the way we influence our surroundings: “The future demands the creative capacities and technical abilities of designers, scientist and artists to become more democratic, sane and intelligent.“
Rodolfo Acosta was born in Mexico and moved to Berlin ten years ago—studying Cultural History and Theory at Humboldt University. Impressed by some lectures about the history of media, he took advice from Friedrich Kittler and taught himself the basics of electronics and programming. This experimentation with electronics has developed into an obsession- regularly mixing the fumes of solder with the aroma of green tea long into the night.
Was born (Spremberg, Germany, 1984), now draws. Best with pencils but can handle way more than that. Was given a degree from the University of the Arts in Berlin in 2014 and made her family feel more ok with this ‘art thing’.
B̶e̶r̶l̶i̶n̶,̶ ̶H̶o̶n̶g̶ ̶K̶o̶n̶g̶,̶ ̶B̶e̶r̶l̶i̶n̶ , currently New York.
Optic Veil uses analog and digital video hardware to create dreamy-like patterns and shapes that morph as they follow the sound. Inspired by the cinematography of Andrei Tarkovsky and Ingmar Bergman, she is especially interested in creating illusions of visual perception and time distortion.
Anthony Ferrara is a cinematographer born in the United States, 1983. He spends most of his time in Los Angeles, CA filming emerging musicians in the Echo Park scene and the annual Desert Daze Music Festival in Joshua Tree. He recently acquired a warehouse in Grand Rapids, MI that is home to an interdisciplinary studio, The Moon, where Codex was filmed with Bex Ilsley and help of the Interspace Arts Collective.
Spiritual Playboy is a Berlin-based spiritual guide.
Read his daily mantra - and start feeling good:
ich bin sehr gesund, ich bin glücklich, ich bin stark, ich bin meditierer, ich bin high intensiv intervall trainierer, ich bin musiker, ich bin heiler, ich bin koch, ich bin liebevoll, ich bin mitfühlend, ich bin motivierend, ich bin mystiker, ich bin ansteckend gesund, ich bin klar, ich bin bewußt, ich bin hoffnungsvoll, ich bin sänger,rapper texter bassspieler, gitarrist, musikproduzent, dj, videoproduzent, ich bin facebook-user, ich bin schamane, ich bin digital-painter, ich bin grafiker, ich bin maler, ich bin spiritual playboy, ich bin der auf körperbehaarung spezialisierte entertainer, ich bin freund, ich bin liebhaber, ich bin berliner, ich bin zigeuner, ich bin inspirierend, ich bin leser, ich bin total zuversichtlich, ich bin ein clown.... doch jetzt bin ich am ende, wo doch noch so viel fehlt...
ich bin genau so wie ich bin richtig… und DANKBAR auf dieser schönen ERDE zur prime time leben zu dürfen!
alle menschen (alle lebewesen) sollen glücklich und zufrieden sein... DAS IST MEIN WUNSCH!!
Born in 86, Red Pig Flower is a Berlin based video & sound artist as well as techno DJ, musician and producer. Trained in four-dimensional time-based art at the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London, she has also been pursuing a serious DJ career with booking at famous nightclubs across the globe, from London to Berlin to Tokyo and beyond. Both her art and music backgrounds have helped her hone her skills to create immersive installations of uncompromised resilience, unconflicted by trade and art. Her departure from the insomniac world of nightclubs to the white cubes marks a journey within its own to find her own.
Deeply influenced by the Asian philosopher Zhūangzi (庄子) and the Berlin techno scene, her works are often hypnotic, dreamy and boundaryless. She isn’t afraid to mix various media, such as combining holographic projections with different objects and sounds to get closer to her vision of a non-Western understanding of infinity. To achieve this, Red Pig Flower resorts to holographic figures representing virtual human non-form to convey her concerns.
Makes a handy sound that can be colourful, transforms melodies and deepness and covers every last rhythms from weird traditional as well as emotional sounds to fight screams. ! for full disco use ! disco / house / electronic / world / wave / 80s
Romanian born - Berlin based artist / engineer who is fascinated by processes at the intersection of natural and artificial systems. Trying to merge time-based and event-oriented with space-based and object-oriented structures.
Tomek Tobolski 04.08.1982 / Bydgoszcz (Poland)
Tomek is a music producer and data analyst from Poland living in Berlin. He was working on the sound for several documentaries and image trailer, loves sample based music and is fascinated by logic structures, algorithms and harmonic designs.
Tatsuru Arai is a composer/sound-graphicprogrammer and the creator of Gesamtkunstwerk. He was born 1981 in Japan. Currently he lives and works and Berlin.
His works are performed in over 40 cities in Europe, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, Tunisia, Japan etc. His main artistic subject is to integrate classical compositions into new technology, as „TRANS-AGES MUSIC“, and to present the fundamental physical nature of the universe in the form of perceptional experiences: that aesthetics of “geometric structure”.
Since 2016 he is composing "Hyper Serial Music" that will add innovation to the principle of Serialism three-point: "structural", "complex" and "noisy". Hyper-Serial-Music is the algorithm music generated by state-of-the-art technology such as Artificial Intelligence instead of by native human intelligence only. He is performing this work in over 30 cities.
Lysandre Coutu-Sauvé graduated from l’École de danse contemporaine de Montréal (L’ÉDCMTL) in 2007. Having relocated to Berlin, DE, in 2009, she worked as a freelancer for company FAS (Anna Asplind), Nir de Volff/Total Brutal, company Sodaberg/Marjana Krajac, Morgan Belenguer, Modjgan Hashemian, Helena Waldmann to name few. She has collaborated closely with CTM Crew for Transmediale 2013 as well as with artists from other mediums like Michael Poetschko, Darren Jonhston/Array (Aphex Twin) and Klaas Hübner, a regular collaborator. It brought her work to Cannes, Vienna, Hamburg, Seattle (USA), London (Cafe Oto), Berlin (Berghain) and beyond.
Hirn Faust Auge – Founded as a design studio in 2013 in Berlin Hirn Faust Auge evolved to a flexible, creative network of professionals working independently or together for clients in the fields of art, culture and commerce. It is based on the dedication for visual culture, on creativity, personal and technical enhancements and on mutual support – Hirn Faust Auge functions as a platform as well as a playground for all its contributors.
They Say : " The BIRDMILK COLLECTIVE - Breaks all the rules. They take the best from each spectrum, combine it to create something new, and fuck it all up again. Every performance is different. No one knows what will happen. In the end it is a beautiful mess. It is poetry by accident. It is handmade love."