Resources & Links
Here is non-exhaustive & growing record of links to initiatives, ressources, blogs, networks and communities we support, recommend or/and work with :
Platforms, networks, organizations, labels
Studio DB, wedding based rental studio and cultural hub
BizaarBazaar, NYC based research studio focusing on unique resonant aesthetics / independent music platform & label
Edited Arts, London based platform for artists and musicians
Genot center, Prague based label and community
Big Dada, as a label run by Black, POC & Minority Ethnic people for Black, POC & Minority Ethnic artists Working to amplify Black and racialised artists voices, Big Dada looks to shift the narrative around this music, bypassing stereotypes to allow and encourage freedom to express oneself for who they are and want to be.
Meine nacht, record label ✢ secret events
RWDFWD, Shop // Distro // Vinyl // Tapes // Clothing // Bristol >> Worldwide
Syrphe, platform & huge database focusing on music and events in the field of electronic music, noise, avant-garde, contemporary classical, electro-acoustic, industrial, experimental, sound art (...) specially from Africa and Asia but not exclusively
Resources, writters, magazines, researchers, etc.
Black Bandcamp, a crowd-sourced list of Black artists on Bandcamp
Dweller writings from a black perspective, digital library on the history of techno
Jean Hugues Kabuiku, Technomaterialist, Cultural Critic, Multidisciplinary Agitator
Camille Barton, interdisciplinary artist, educator and embodiment researcher, who uses afrofuturism to imagine creative interventions towards systems change
Tight, Kiev based curated platform for contemporary music and visual art
Resources addressing black women / people for mental health & empowerment
Sunu Journal, Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics, independent, Pan-African, post-disciplinary, global, multimedia platform
Berlin based organizations & communities
Refuge Worldwide, Berlin based community “started as a fundraising platform working in solidarity with grassroots and non-profit organisations. This year we launched Refuge Worldwide, a new radio station to amplify the music and issues that we care about”
AEQUA, community for social equity
Gladt, organization of black and PoC lesbians, gays, bisexuals, Trans*, Inter* and queers in Berlin
Women in Exile, Brandenburg based asylum Seeking Women organising and empowering themselves
Berlin collective action exists to give support and aid to those most impacted by risk and violence in Berlin, as a result of COVID-19 and its egregious economic aftermath.
...and many more.