In club De School, I see Nicole standing in front of the DJ booth in the basement, dancing like it’s her last evening. She’s 50 years old, but nonetheless the person who’s raving the hardest. […]
Joining forces, Moreno and Evgenia breathe new life to dance performance
Dorus van Lieshout on transforming festivals
IGNOTA is playing in Russia’s most underground clubs, performing in Berlin and Eastern Europe for the first time and taking people on a ritualistic adventure with his dark ambient music at Club Basis, Intercell and illegal raves in Amsterdam. We meet up to talk about darkness, his music and its relation to psychology, emotion and social welfare.
Four years ago, Joella Schipper (35) set up her own store named FAC Shop (Free Spirits and Clubbers). Designing her own pieces and bringing in designs from all over the world, she sells partywear, streetwear and clubwear with a mission of bringing back variety in nightlife. Today Joella and I sit together to talk about her shop, acceptance and throwing raves in her store.
For Berlin based women collective ArtEmiss, dancing has a bigger meaning. It’s political, it’s about connecting, healing and empowering. It’s expressing yourself, in your truest form. Through their shared love for electronic music, dancing and spirituality they want to empower women through their performances and workshops.
Seven years ago, Mehrshad Tajfar (30) fled from Iran after being sentenced to death by stoning simply for being homosexual. As a refugee he arrived in Amsterdam and quickly became an important figure and contributor […]