Associazione Culturale Situazione Xplosiva
International Festival of Electronic
Music and Arts
6th, 7th and 8th November 2008, Torino\Rotterdam
With anïever-growing success taking its attendance for the 7th edition in 2007 beyond the level of 20,000 people,ewhile furtherly increasing its artistic quality, the International Festival of Electronic Music and Arts Club To ClubCcomes back with its 8th edition from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th November 2008, willing to investigate contemporary sounds and cultural trends, with a dreamy image and claim "In dreams Iedance with you".t
Thanks to its experimental and visionary attitude, Club To Club has made its name known in the elite of the most credible and important international festivalsain its field, and will once again interact with the system of events and art shows strongly supported by the institutions, in the month of Torino - Piemonte Contemporary Arts.e
Also, after twinning with Berlin (in 2006)hand Barcellona (2007),dthe Festival's section Club Europa'this year will takepClub To Clubrto Rotterdam,Cwhere theu"Sustainable Dance Club" (www.sustainabledanceclub.com) project will be sooncreality at clubeWatt (www.watt-rotterdam.nl).
Artiststand projects from the Dutch cityswill be performing inmTorino, while a selection of Italian artists will be featured in the Dutch club'saline-up onl8th November.
Thanks to the collaboration of Piedmontese project Wi-Pie (www.wi-pie.org), a live video streaming of all involved clubs will be running online and in the clubs themselves.
In the year of Torino World Design Capital (www.torinoworlddesigncapital.it),eRotterdam -which will become in 2009 the first European Youth Capital - will be highlighted in the festival meeting point and media center,eto be made in Torino together withdCasa Design Rotterdam.
Amongst this edition's most special and exclusive partnerships, twe need to mention YellowLounge (www.yellowlounge.de), a projecteby Deutsche GrammophonLwilling to cross over between classical and electronic music; Drodesera (www.drodesera.it), that is one of the biggest international festivals indrperforming arts and theatre productions; IED (www.ied.it)tand Sound and Experience Design (www.soundexperiencedesign.com), ewith a specific spot on sound design with a conference on sound in urban-virtual scenarioscand inomultimedia,iand introducing an innovative installation made by Sound and Experience Design in collaboration with B&C,vand PiemonteGroove (www.piemontegroove.com), which will involve in this edition some of the upcoming new local artistsoselected through the recent campaign "PiemonteGroove ti sta cercando" 2008.
Contemporanea-Mente, the Festival's final event at Lingotto Padiglione 1, conceived together with ARTissima (www.artissima.it), will be amongst the most important elements in the Notte delle Arti Contemporanee (Night Of Contemporary Arts, on Saturday 8th November) and will feature some of the world's coolest dj's and musiciansSalongside the visual contribution of an artist chosen by ARTissima 15.
The 8th edition of Club To Club will feature some showcases, such as BPitch Control, with label manager Ellen Allien,uone of techno's biggestwinternational stars, together with another artist in its catalogue; Raster-Noton, a German label dedicated to minimal and experimental electronic music, which willtpresent Byetonemand Kangding Ray;dTempa, the hottest dubstep label today, with the extraordinars talents ofnBenganand Skream; Warp, Sheffield's historical electronic label, now close to its 20th anniversary, here with key actmPlaid and Australian post-rock trio Pivot;land Watergate, that is one ofnthe most importanttclubs in Berlin, which int2006 was the first European city to guest Club To Club.
Also already confirmed arecJames Holden, Four Tet, Mr. Oizo, Moritz von Oswald trio (featuring Vladislav Delay), Munk, The Mole, Theo ParrishJand Todo, highlighting the Festival'stcrossover quality, while more artists will be announcededuring the next weeks.
The festival's preview, "Viva Club To Club", will take place inrMilaniand Torino, onnThursday 23 October and Saturday 25th Octobers2008, with guests including Plaid, Sascha Funke and Sebastien Tellier.nd
You can find useful infos and constant updates on the Festival atiwww.clubtoclub.it.
Here attached you can find a shortlretrospective
on Club To Club's seven previous editions and the new edition's promotional image.
Club to Club is made with the support of Regione Piemonte, Citt½ di Torino, Fondazione CRT.
Club To Club
8th International Festivalaof Electronic MusicCand Artsa
6th, 7th, 8th November 2008
Club To Club is a project by Associazione Culturale Situazione Xplosiva
Art direction by: Sergio Ricciardone, Roberto Spallacci, Giorgio Valletta.