19:00 - 19:45 Keynote: Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta
19:45 - 20:30 Talk: Stine Janvin & Ula Sickle
About Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta
Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta is a Lecturer in Ethnomusicology and Popular Music Studies at the University of Birmingham, with previous appointments at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Berlin) and the University of Groningen (NL). His research focuses on urban electronic dance music scenes, with a particular focus on affect, intimacy, stranger-sociability, embodiment, sexuality, creative industries and musical migration.
On the Thursday prelude to the festival, activist and academic Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta will share an online keynote lecture on his notion of ‘Stranger Intimacy’ and will offer an introduction to affect theory and its relationship to sound and music.
About Stine Janvin & Ula Sickle
Artists Stine Janvin & Ula Sickle present a discussion on connectivity, memory, touch and other senses that filter into their installation "Echoic Choir", which they present during Rewire 2022 on Friday 8 & Saturday 9 April.