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Blurred Edges Festival has kicked off in Hamburg

Two week event in Hamburg is currently underway with Maria Chavez, Dominic Lash, Oval and others

Blurred Edges festival is currently taking place in Hamburg, Germany. Now in its 12th edition, the event will run at various venues until 18 June, presenting experimental composition and improvisation, field recordings, cinematic programs, performances, and exhibitions. Without any one specific curator for the event, Blurred Edges has a number of individuals and collectives creating the event, which is then coordinated by the Verband für aktuelle Musik Hamburg. This has made for an extensive 32 location,17 day festival.

Artists on the line up include Oval, Scordatura plays Harry Partch, Maria Chavez, Dominic Lash, JD Zazie, Yoni Silver, Richard VD Schulenburg, Rudi Mahall, Michael Maierhof, Bernhard Schreiner, Birgit Ulher, Nelly Boyd performing John Cage, Alexander Schubert and many more.

As well as an extensive line-up, this year's event will also see the premiere of Sound Caching, a site specific project which has its audience moving to various parts of the city in order to find hidden QR Codes. By scanning these codes, audiences are then able to listen to compositions on their smartphones.

Blurred Edges is happening now at various venues across Hamburg.