Future Nostalgia

Virtual Event

April 16, 2021 / 20:00

Pera Museum presents virtual event series “Stage of Plastic Dreams” in collaboration with HYPERCORTEX and with the support of the British Council. Organized in parallel to the A Question of Taste exhibition, the “Stage of Plastic Dreams” event series brings musicians and visual artists together in a virtual event space open to participants.

In the second event that will take place on April 16, the first performance of the night will bring together Debora İpekel and Ece Düzgit’s music with İpek Hamzaoğlu’s visuals. The mix which narrates an avatar’s day who travels between melodies and rhythms from around the world is presented with familiar and nostalgic cartoons. The second collaborative performance will present Deniz Erdem’s music and Selver Yıldırım’s moving image. The last set will be played by Robogeisha and present Ömer Özçelik and Ahmed Bektaş’s hypnotic visuals. DJ tenderemres will open and close the Stage of Plastic Dreams playing wide range of sounds from dub techno to minimal footwork.

Program
20:00 Virtual door opening
20:30 Debora İpekel & Ece Düzgit + İpek Hamzaoğlu
21:10 Deniz Erdem + Selver Yıldırım
21:50 Robogeisha + Ömer Özçelik & Ahmed Bektaş

Opening and closing sets: DJ tenderemres

Participants can join the performances on the event day on plastikdusler.com 

Stage of Plastic Dreams is supported by the British Council Digital Collaboration Fund, which supports UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop digitally innovative ways of collaborating.

About the British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. Last year we reached over 80 million people directly and 791 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We receive a 15 per cent core funding grant from the UK government. 

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