Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” guitarist and multimedia performance artist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. (Also see DATA NOT FOUND).
Ethio-Jazz singer Meklit is a celebrated musician, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. “Get into Meklit!” -- VIBE
Combining music, ballet, and multimedia, FURY takes audiences on a theatrical journey, inspired by the blockbuster film "Mad Max - Fury Road”.
One of Mexico’s most important cultural exports of instrumental music. “Noisy, chaotic, sprawling, messy, and altogether wonderful.” - All About Jazz
With athletic, adventurous work rooted in contact improvisation, Madrid-based Compañía Sharon Fridman has become a leading force in dance.
Ghanaian artist JOJO ABOT possesses a signature sound and spirit, innovating in music and visual art styles. “akin to Björk … unique, innovative sound." – AfroPop
"Queen of the underground,” performance artist Penny Arcade has had a mainstream presence on almost every continent for over 40 years. “infectious energy” – NY Times
A brilliant and prolific timple player, honoring Canary folk alongside with Flamenco, West African rhythm, jazz, and a 21st century approach to performing “island music”.
A participant-driven performance intercut with multimedia: monologue, poetry, and music. TTPC is powered by testimony from participants speaking truth to power.
Quique Escamillia is a distinguished Mexican-Canadian musician and activist, who won a JUNO Award for World Music Album of the Year in 2017.
An information designer, artist and entrepreneur. Her TED TALK on data humanism has over one million views. "beautiful and thought-provoking" – Business Insider