Artefact music festival presents a series of challenging concerts during STUK Leuven’s annual Artefact festival - The Act of Magic. The music festival brings together the most innovative producers, acts and deejays around: from powerful metal to contemporary classical music, from cutting-edge dj’s to live sets by the most promising artists of today’s electronic scene. Musical prodigy Aïsha Devi teams up with Sky H1 on the opening night, followed by darkness with the Belgian combination Oathbreaker and Orphan Swords. WWWater, Oaktree, Bjeor & Klåps turn STUKcafé into a dancefloor during the Artefact club night, while the crowds will get mesmerised by the enigmatic sounds of Actress and Nosedrip. The festival closer combines ambient and neo-classical with Jan Swerts, amiina, Helm, MIAUX and Maris.
During Artefact STUK also hosts the five-day sound workshop Rainforest, a project of Derek Holzer and Mads Bech Paluszewski- Hau. Rainforest is a contemporary interpretation of David Tudor’s eponymous work from the 70s: starting from recycled materials,
the participants will create a unique electro-acoustic sound space where objects and architecture enhance each other. After ve days of intense collaboration, interspersed with lectures on the topics, the participants will show the results to the public.
Curator: Gilke Vanuytsel
The RAINFOREST workshop, launched by Derek Holzer and Mads Bech Paluszewski-Hau, is a contemporary reinterpretation of David Tudor’s eponymous series of compositions during the 70ies.