Season 5

  • Novelist

    Kojo Kankam, AKA Novelist, has been one of the leading lights of the London grime scene, ever since coming to prominence in 2014 through his Mumdance collaboration ‘Take Time’. Hailing from Lewisham,…

  • Zeitguised

    Henrik Mauler studied architecture with the intention of never building a house. Instead, he wanted to understand the paradigms of three-dimensional space. Being a sophisticated player of 8-Bit games…

  • Nelly Ben Hayoun

    Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun is a formidable creative force in the world of experiential design. Using interdisciplinary approaches, Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios create wildly diverse events and experiences,…

  • Matias Aguayo

    The family of techno producer and DJ Matias Aguayo fled from Chile to West Germany, when general Pinochet assumed power in Chile following a United States-backed coup d'état in 1973 that overthrew…


Season 4

  • Marie Jacotey

    Marie Jacotey is a London-based, French artist, whose work has established her as an enduring and charming presence on the contemporary British art scene. Since graduating from the Royal College of…

  • Yasmine Hamdan

    Raised in war-torn Beirut during the 1970-80’s, Yasmine Hamdan is one of the few iconic figures of Arabian music who are also celebrated in the Western world. Since she propelled to underground…

  • Gilles Peterson

    Gilles Peterson is one of the most influential taster-maker DJs working in music today. For over 3 decades, he's been championing the Worldwide sound, connecting the dots between jazz and club…

  • Bettina Scholz

    Born in 1979, Bettina Scholz is a highly acclaimed Berlin-based painter and sculptor. By merging motifs from science-fiction novels and films with elements of Gothic painting in her complex acrylic…

  • Celestial Trax

    Celestial Trax is an acclaimed producer of electronic music, composer and DJ who divides his time mostly between Brooklyn and Finland. In the fall of 2017, Celestial Trax released a striking new…

  • Esa Williams

    Living in London by way of Cape Town, Esa Williams brings a global sound to electronic music. He has curated educational musical programs in Cuba, East Africa and South Africa. Most recently he’s…

  • Suzanne Ciani

    Suzanne Ciani is an electronic music pioneer and recording artist whose work has been featured in countless commercials, video games, and feature films. A pioneer in modular synthesis and credited…

  • Marcel Dettmann

    There are very few DJs in the techno scene today who are as influential as Marcel Dettmann. Before becoming Berghain’s first resident DJ soon after the opening of the landmark Berlin techno club in…

  • Arthur Baker

    Arthur Baker is an American songwriter, producer and DJ and one of the founding fathers of both hip-hop and dance/electronica. He also introduced the art of remixing into the pop mainstream through…


Season 3

  • Friedrich Liechtenstein

    Born in 1956 in Stalinstadt, Friedrich Liechtenstein is one of Germany‘s most talked-about actors who also expresses himself as a theater and TV director, a singer of catchy electro pop tunes as well…

  • Oliver Baurhenn

    Oliver Baurhenn is one of the curators and organizers of the highly acclaimed annual international CTM – festival for adventurous music and art in Berlin. Born in 1970, he arrived in Germany’s…

  • Friederike Von Rauch

    Born in 1967 in Freiburg, Germany, Friederike von Rauch creates large-scale photographs that capture places, where mere forgotten objects hint at a long bygone human presence. Monasteries, deserted…

  • Pan Daijing

    Pan Daijing is a rising experimental electronic noise artist from Guiyang, a southwestern Chinese city of four million inhabitants, now based in Berlin where she released her debut album „Lack" on…

  • Craig Holiday Haynes

    Craig Holiday Haynes - his middle name being a reverence to the late, great Billie Holiday - is the son of legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes and for the past few decades he has been the drummer of…

  • Sven Marquardt

    Sven Marquardt is one of Berlin’s most iconic celebrities. As the doorman of both the legendary techno clubs Ostgut and Berghain, Marquardt is probably Berlin’s most notorious gate keeper of all…

  • Cibelle Cavalli Bastos

    Cibelle Cavalli Bastos, a Brazilian-British artist formerly known as the singer Cibelle, is now known as being "an embodied collective in one flux". Currently residing in Berlin and a part of various…

  • Scott King

    London-based Scott King is a highly influential British graphic designer who worked as art director of i-D magazine and has produced work for many influential artists including Pet Shop Boys, Malcolm…

  • Douglas Dare

    London-based singer-songwriter and pianist Douglas Dare is one of the UK’s emerging young stars in the field of electronic pop music. Encouraged by his mother, a piano teacher, he began composing…


Season 2

  • Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal

    Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal is a writer based in Los Angeles. She has performed at the New Museum (NY), REDCAT (LA), and the McDonalds on Sunset & Fountain, and published chapbooks with Publication Studio…

  • Trevor Jackson

    The London-based art director, musician and record producer Trevor Jackson is one of the most influential British graphic designers having worked for international brands such as Lexus, Coca-Cola,…

  • Elizabeth Markevitch

    Elizabeth Markevitch is the founder and CEO of Ikono TV, the world’s first TV program that exclusively focuses on art. Founded in 2006, Ikono TV is a silent TV program that invites its viewers to…

  • Hans Ulrich Obrist

    Born in Switzerland in 1968, Hans Ulrich Obrist — or HUO as he is known to his colleagues — is without a doubt the world's most influential living art curator. Based in London-Kensington, since 2006…

  • André Vida

    André Vida is a Berlin-based composer and saxophonist working in the field of free music, performance art and film. As a soloist he has collaborated with a diverse group of artists including Lee…

  • Mélanie De Biasio

    Melanie de Biasio is an Italo-Belgian vocalist who is considered one of the leading voices of a new generation of jazz singers. Her singing style is unique as she mixes jazz, blues and soul to a…

  • Ryoichi Kurokawa

    “For my generation, the PC is an ordinary tool, like a pencil. The audiovisual language can be seen as a true contemporary global vernacular”, says Japanese audio-visual artist Ryoichi Kurokawa. Born…

  • Dieter Meier

    Dieter Meier, one half of the electro pop duo Yello, is one of the most recognized artists to have ever emerged from Switzerland. Together with his partner-in-crime, Boris Blank, Dieter Meier wrote…

  • Britta Thie

    Britta Thie is a Berlin-based artist whose work engages emerging technologies and the relationship between self and digital representation. She studied fine arts at the Universität der Künste in…


Season 1

  • Mark Reeder

    Mark Reeder left Manchester in 1978 to live in West Berlin, where he became the representative of Factory Records and helped to bring Joy Division over to play their one and only Berlin concert in…

  • Norman Fairbanks

    Norman Fairbanks is an ambient audio concept and video artist based in Berlin. He amalgamates, alienates and processes artefacts from the vast panopticon of American mass media with found noise,…

  • Emil Schult

    Emil Schult is a German painter and musician best known for his on- and off collaboration with the conceptual pop group Kraftwerk for which he designed a number of iconic record sleeves. He also…

  • DJ Hell

    Hell has worked as a DJ since 1978. In 1997 he founded the label International Deejay Gigolos in Munich, for which he served from the first day onward as the label mastermind, A&R, and art director.…

  • Wolfgang Voigt

    Wolfgang Voigt is an electronic music producer based in Cologne, best known for co-founding the German techno label Kompakt and pioneering the Minimal Techno scene in Germany. He has released a…

  • HP Baxxter

    HP Baxxter is one of Europe’s most popular and controversial pop stars of our time. With his band Scooter he had countless number one hits in Germany, UK and Russia. Scooter's tune “Hyper Hyper”…

  • Markus Müller

    Markus Müller is one of Germany's most prolific communicators in the international visual arts context. He is best known for working on "Sculpture Projects Münster" 1997, being Head of Communication…

  • Ana Lily Amirpour

    Ana Lily Amirpour is a multi-award winning American film director, screenwriter and producer. She is best known for her feature film debut "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night", an Iranian vampire…