The next Ableton user group Berlin meeting on January 25th is dedicated to female pioneers in electronic music. Donna Maya and the all-female producers collectiv “minutektiv” will give a presentation about several outstanding protagonists like Daphne Oram, Delia Derbyshire, Pauline Oliveros, Éliane Radigueto and Laurie Spiegel, to name a few.. Afterwards “minutektiv” will do a realtime sound performance based on the music of the prementioned pioneers but freely combined and partially processed with the means of Ableton Live.
“minutektiv” is a group of music producers from Berlin. Every few weeks they publish their minutes collection – a collection of one minute tracks, each produced in an hour or less and following a collective guideline of musical requirements.
Date: Wednesday, 25.1.2017
Time: 8 pm (on time!)
Location: Panke, Gerichtstr. 23, Hof V., close to S-Bahn Wedding.
Please check the website of Panke to make sure to find the place:
The members of “minutektiv” are:
Baly Nguyen is a performance artist. She works in Berlin, Frankfurt am Main and Gießen. In addition to her essential engagement with sound, her focus is on installativ-performative design of room and space. Her first works were realized at HAU Berlin. Since 2013, Nguyen studied at the “Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft” in Gießen.
Donna Maya is a musician, composer and producer of electronic music. She combines theremin playing with electronic beats and a reggae vibe to create a complex but danceable sound. Donna Mayas music got released internationally. Her creative style led to invitations to perform at Sonar in Barcelona, Transmediale in Berlin and the renowned “Pinakothek der Moderne” in Munich.
Katharina Hauke, a.k.a. Plümmok, is an audio-visual artist based in Berlin. Her work ranges from camera to sound design, photography to performance. With her instrument MikroKontrolleur she plays concerts and takes part in artistic research projects.
Mila Chiral is a Berlin-based dancer-choreographer and electronic musician, who works in composing sounds and poetry as well as bodies and movements in time and space. In her music sounds, beats and (sometimes) poetry are set carefully into a delicate, multilayered gaze of colors and dynamics – always longing for moving bodies in the spaces and ambience she creates.
Nihad El-Kayed, a.k.a.plümmon, creates electronic music with an interest in experimental sounds and structures. She is part of the duo PLÜMMO (together with Katharina Hauke / plümmok).
Thordis Meyer is a zigzag-biographical “ver_w_ortete” singer, performer and producer of electronic music from Hamburg and Berlin. Since 2016 she is a student of performance studies at the University of Hamburg and organizer of the performance festival NAKT UNPLUGGED.