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Klub Katarakt: International Festival For Experimental Music

The Hamburg based festival will take place this January and feature works by John Cage, Michael Maierhof, Éliane Radigue and others

Klub Katarakt: International Festival For Experimental Music will take place in Hamburg this January. The festival, which has reached its 12th edition, was launched in 2005 as a platform for the composers collective Katarakt, who are dedicated to exploring new dimensions of perception. This year the event will feature works by John Cage and Éliane Radigue with artists on the line-up including Michael Maierhof, Thomas Ankersmit, Anton Kaun, F#X, Nika Son, Phuong-Dan, Carol Robinson, Julia Eckhardt, Rhodri Davies, Erik Drescher, Robert Engelbrecht, Volker Hemken and others. There will also be a short film program curated by Giuseppe Gagliano and Jan Feddersen alongside the KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg. Some of the recent films being screened include Karin Fisslthaler: Brainbows, Siegfried A Fruhauf: Vintage Print, Rainer Kohlberger: Not Even Nothing Can Be Free Of Ghosts.

Klub Katarakt is directed by Jan Feddersen, Robert Engelbrecht and Ernst Bechert. it will take place from 18–21 January.