Formed by their musical alter egos MHYSA and lawd knows, SCRAAATCH is the sound and performance art duo of Philadelphia-based artists E. Jane and chukwumaa. Originally from Maryland, the pair have since performed and exhibited their sound and media experiments at the likes of MoMA’s PS1, the New Museum in New York and Philadelphia’s ICA, and contributed their sounds and socially critical voices to African diaspora collective NON Worldwide and Rabit’s Halcyon Veil.
Drawing from an uninhibited range of styles and sounds, SCRAAATCH’s performances merge influences from African diasporic art and contemporary US culture with vocal pop, rap, R&B and experimental electronics to create a sonic dramaturgy of IRL and URL resistance.
E. Jane will also be performing as self-described “underground popstar for the cyber resistance” MHYSA, whose recent, much lauded debut album fantasii explores the titular notion of fantasy via themes of vulnerability, sensuality, Afro-Pessimism, and Black femme agency.
New York based DJ and producer LSDXOXO is working hard to build a name for himself beyond the underground. He's been described as "deliciously confrontational", and with projects like Whorecore, voted one of FACT Mag's 50 Best Albums of the Year, or Fuck Marry Kill (released via GHE20G0TH1K) one could understand why. He's garnered attention for his wild manipulation of mainstream sounds, often applying sex positive narratives to pop culture. With a debut LP to be released via GHE20G0TH1K on the way, as well as an ever-growing global fanbase, LSDXOXO is eager to push his narrative and agenda even further.
za 31.03 – 21:00 Minard (doors)
€ 10 / 7 (vvk)
fotocredit MYSHA: Naima Green
fotocredit SCRAAATCH: Erez Avissar