Boiler Room for the first time in Florence at Manifattura Tabacchi
In console the Berlin dj Cera Khin, the duo Zenker Brohters
and many others for the Plastic Dreams closing party
Saturday, July 20 in the console the big names of the European electronic scene, Cera Khin and Zenker Brothers, and talents Made in Italy like Herva, Dukwa, Samuele Pagliai and Lorenzo Fortino. The event will be broadcast live worldwide on Boiler Room channels, the international broadcasting platform for club culture
It will also be the last day to visit Plastic Dreams, nine visual installations including digital art, artificial dystopias and augmented reality, which marked the Italian debut of Boiler Room 4: 3 known worldwide as "the underground Netflix" , the exhibition is open from 9.30pm to 02.00am
For the first time in Florence there will be one of the famous Boiler Room parties, the global music broadcasting platform with hundreds of millions of views.
Appointment Saturday 20 July in the B9 of Manifattura Tabacchi , the new regenerated space in the former industrial complex just outside Parco delle Cascine. The console will alternate with Berlin-based DJ Cera Khin , the Zenker Brothers duo, local talents Herva and Dukwa , Samuele Pagliai and Lorenzo Fortino (access from Via delle Cascine, 33. Doors open at 9.30pm. Tickets at 15 euros + DP available in presale on TicketOne). The event officially closes Plastic Dreams , an artistic project premiered in the renewed spaces of Manifattura Tabacchi that marked the Italian debut of 4: 3 , the Boiler Room platform dedicated to musical documentaries, known worldwide as “the Netflix the underground ".
A rich program that ranges from the most contemporary international sounds, the ideal soundtrack of Plastic Dreams , an artistic project curated by Amar Ediriwira , creative director of 4: 3, and Gennaro Leone , senior curator of Boiler Room, which aims to transporting the visitor through new sensory experiences: each work is a portal to parallel worlds, hyper-technological afterlife and rave utopias.
An appointment that is part of the international programming of Manifattura Tabacchi, which projects Florence among the capitals of European music with a selection that ranges from retrofuturist experiments by Berlin dj Cera Khin to breakdance and the broken rhythms of the Zenker Brothers duo from Monaco, to our Herva talents and Dukwa , Florentine producers released on international labels and audio recordings by Samuele Pagliai and Lorenzo Fortino .
Plastic Dreams is a journey of nine video installations, hosted in the original spaces of Manifattura Tabacchi and curated by Amar Ediriwira and Gennaro Leone. The idea was born with the aim of opening passages through techno utopias, artificial dystopias and suggestive realities. The themes covered by the exhibition will be studied in depth with a 4: 3 film review and one of the events of the Manifattura Tabacchi program. The artists who participated in the realization of the exhibition: Aïsha Devi & Tianzhuo, Chen, Aphex Twin & Weirdcore, Daniel Lopatin & Jon Rafman, Hannah Perry, Holly Herndon & Jlin, Jacolby Satterwhite, Jeremy Deller & Cecilia Bengolea, Lafawndah & Reba Maybury and Mark Leckey.
Boiler Room is a global music broadcasting platform that organizes and broadcasts live DJ set sessions around the world. Founded in London in 2010, Boiler Room hosted shows in more than 150 cities, from Stockholm to Shanghai. Their musical programming, originally focused on electronic music such as garage, house, techno and dub, has rapidly expanded to include other genres, including grime, hip hop, classical and jazz. From 2018 Boiler Room has 60,000 monthly views, 3 billion total views to date, 7300 hours of content with over 6000 artists.
4: 3 is the innovative Boiler Room platform for film and video art dubbed "Netflix for the underground". 4: 3 explores topics such as performance, identity, culture and youth subculture through its contents. Since its launch in June 2018, 4: 3, it has collaborated with artists such as Flying Lotus, Holly Blakey, Janelle Monae, Charles Atlas, Jenn Nkiru, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Elijah Wood, Peaches, John Akomfrah and Leilah Weinraub.
Manifattura Tabacchi is open every day from 10:00 to 02:00. Info on the site www.manifatturatabacchi.com IG_ manifatturatabacchifi FB_ ManifatturaTabacchiFirenze
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