New archival project focuses on Eastern European music during the communist era
OUT.RA, the association behind the Portuguese festival OUT.FEST, has started a new project called Unearthing The Music: Creative Sound And Experimentation Under European Totalitarianism. The project aims to develop an online resource for experimental and avant garde music made under communist regimes in Eastern Europe between 1957–89. This online archive will gather video, sound, images and personal accounts. It also plans a series of talks, lectures and screenings to be held in Lisbon, complete with supporting texts.
For more information, and to find out how you can get involved, visit their website.