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Schwet with Rosso Polare and Gibrana Cervantes

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Wed 17 July // 19:00

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Rosso Polare is Cesare Lopopolo and Anna Vezzosi, a contemporary improv duo from Milan, Italy, drawing from their complementary environments (the Italian countryside vs the city) to create a highly personal musical language merging field recordings, folklore and audio manipulation.

Having both studied visual arts, their approach is equally rooted in a deep theoretical background, as well as an intuitive élan, while focused on researching counter-narratives regarding the depiction of the animal world. They strive to normalize the levels between human-produced music and natural biophony by making the listener aware of their indigenousness to nature.

In 2020, they released their debut Lettere Animali via the Moscow-based label and collective Klammklang, followed by Cani Lenti via Cafe Oto’s in-house label Takuroku and later reissued by ADN Records. They released their third album Bocca D’imbra via London based label and collective Sagome.

FFO: Širom, Futuro Antico, Sun Araw

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Gibrana Cervantes is a Mexican musician who has made a name for herself as a violinist, composer, and improviser. She is widely recognized for her innovative and experimental approach to music, which seamlessly blends classical and metal influences to create a truly distinctive style. Cervantes has a gift for combining melody and noise in her compositions, resulting in emotive and contemplative pieces.

Cervantes has collaborated with a range of esteemed artists, such as Lori Goldston, Lucrecia Dalt, Mabe Fratti, Concepción Huerta, Camille Mandoki.

FFO: Agathe Max, Jessica Moss, Oliver Coates