Festival Klangteppich II

Klangteppich presents concerts with contemporary musicians from Iran and the Iranian diaspora and of people who address Iran artistically.
Klangteppich initiates new musical encounters, invites you to explore contemporary styles of playing in the global South and questions Eurocentric perceptions of music.
Klangteppich is committed to live music – folk, improvisation, sound art, electronic music, jazz and pop.
Klangteppich II took place at Theater Aufbau Kreuzberg on September 19, the festival was funded by the Musicboard Berlin GmbH.

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Phonographic Knowledge and the African Past

Radio broadcast for Deutschlandfunk about the Andrew W. Mellon Workshop, chaired by Ronald Radano, that took place from June 3 – 7 at the American Academy Berlin. Containing recordings of the Lautarchiv Berlin, of Pierre Schaeffer’s recordings from the 1950s in Mali that he later released on the French label Ocora, of the music theater The Head & the Load by William Kentridge (music by Thutuka Sibisi and Philip Miller), and quotes by Ronald Radano and Thuthuka Sibisi.