Berlin Atonal: The Long Now

  • “The Long Now” is a place for the enduring present. A space in which time itself can unfold, where the sense of time can take uncharted paths and even depart. With a duration of 30 hours, “The Long Now” is the grand closing event of MaerzMusik − Festival for Time Issues 2016. Surrounded by the monumental setting of Kraftwerk Berlin, the project assembles concerts, performances, electronic live-acts, sound and video installations to form a composition in space and time. Embracing musical worlds, from the avant-garde to experimental electronics, Ambient and Noise, “The Long Now” is made for sonic and bodily experiences of an exceptional kind. Whether lying, standing, sitting, dancing or eating, you are invited to stay in this chronosphere and give yourself over to “The Long Now”. Beds are provided and sleeping over is recommended!