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Long-running Sonic Acts festival will take place in February

The theme for this year's edition will be The Noise Of Being

Sonic Acts returns next month with The Noise Of Being as its theme. This edition of the festival, which began in 1994, will feature an exhibition, workshops, masterclasses, films, performances and club nights at various venues around Amsterdam.

“The Noise Of Being is about what it also means to be human, to be part of a world that is an ever changing network,” declares the fest. Artists confirmed so far include Aïsha Devi, BJ Nilsen & Karl Lemieux, Emptyset, Jana Winderen, JK Flesh, Kara-Lis Coverdale & MFO, Luke Fowler, Susan Schuppli and many more. The Wire’s Nina Power is one of many artists, writers and thinkers participating in the three day conference centred on the festival’s theme.

Sonic Acts runs from 23–26 February.