Club to Club 09 - State of Indepen/dance
Torino International Festival of Electronic Music & Arts
5.6.7 november 2009 Torino / Bruxelles
NOV 6TH: LAURENT GARNIER AT SUPERMARKET / NOV 6TH: OSTGUT TON SHOWCASE AT MURAZZI / DIGITAL ORBIT_NOCTURNE NOV 6TH ESPACE / NOV 6TH: FUTUREDISCO AT HIROSHIMA / JEFF MILLS “THE TRIP” / Nov 5th: SOLD OUT / ALFAMITO REMIX: WE WANT YOUR GROOVE! / CLUB TO CLUB BEST FESTIVAL IN NOVEMBER ON RESIDENT ADVISOR / NOV 7TH: GRAN FINALE AT LINGOTTO
State of Indepen/Dance is the theme chosen for the 9th edition of Club To Club, which -while registering an ever-increasing success that brought the attendance to more than 20,000 people in the 2008 edition- has furtherly consolidated its quality level and contributed to put it on the map of the most prestigious European festivals dedicated to electronic music and cutting-edge creativity. The concept of independence -creative and musical- will be central in the programme of Club To Club, Torino's International Festival of Electronic Music and Arts, which will take place from Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th November 2009 and will expand even more in the urban area, in extraordinary places such as Teatro Carignano, Mole Antonelliana, Teatro Gobetti, Espace, Lingotto Fiere Padiglione 1, Mirafiori Motor Village, and in clubs like Hiroshima Mon Amour, and at Libertine Supersport in Brussells. The challenge for Club To Club 09 is to define indipendence by answering the question: whom or what can you be independent from, at the end of the noughties? Club To Club has created for fun its own currency (tuxel), banknotes (you can see the picture of Karlheinz Stockhausen on the 5 tuxel note, or Arthur Russell on the 99 tuxel one), stamps, passports, its own flag, anthem -exceptionally commissioned to Teho Teardo (who won the 2009 "David di Donatello" award for his soundtrack of Paolo Sorrentino's "Il Divo"), together with promoting the setting-up of an imaginary state -obviously a peaceful one- at Teatro Gobetti, a state called State of Indepen/Dance. Club To Club takes part as a main feature in "Torino – Piemonte Contemporary Arts", while interacting and planning together with Artissima, Teatro Stabile's Prospettiva 09 (the opening of Club To Club 09 will be exceptionally hosted at Teatro Carignano), Torino 2010 European Youth Capital, Italia 150, Share Festival and View Conference (for the Digital Orbit project), Museo Nazionale del Cinema, CReATE International Conference, PiemonteGroove. Also, after twinning with Berlin (2006), Barcelona (2007) and Rotterdam (2008), this year Club To Club will also be in Brussels, with some innovative productions. Also, thanks to the collaboration of Piedmontese project Wi-Pie, a live video streaming of all involved clubs will be running online and in the clubs themselves. These are the artists which will take part in Club To Club 09's rich and eclectic programme: Alexander Balanescu (Romania), Blixa Bargeld (Germany), Carl Craig (USA), Chiara Guidi (Italy), Culoe De Song (South Africa), Dj Pierre (USA), Dorian Concept (Austria), Filastine (USA), Francesco Tristano (Luxembourg), Hudson Mohawke (Scotland), Jeff Mills (USA), Joe Goddard degli Hot Chip (England), Jon Hopkins (England), Laurent Garnier (France), Marcel Dettmann (Germany), Martyn (Netherlands), Moritz Von Oswald (Germany), Optimo (Scotland), Pathosformel (Italy), Scanner (England), Seth Troxler (USA), Shed (Germany), Soap&Skin (Austria), Steffi (Germany), Teho Teardo (Italy), The Present (USA), Tim Exile (England), ToDo (Italy) and many artists from the PiemonteGroove community; more artists will be announced in the next few days. Club To Club will feature international showcases, exclusive projects and partnerships, and in the festival's week it will activate a meeting point at Teatro Gobetti, which will become a temporary art center for projections, sound installations, performances, lectures, especially conceived for the festival on the theme of creative independence. A Festival preview event, Viva Club To Club, will take place in Milan's IED - Spazio Teatro on 22nd October 2009, organized together with IED and UOVO Festival, and presented by Alfa Romeo MiTo, which is once again this year's festival Main Partner. More "Viva Club To Club" events will happen in Torino, from Wednesday 21st to Saturday 24th at Cinema Massimo, La Drogheria (in Piazza Vittorio), Puddhu Bar (Murazzi area) and the San Salvario area. Club To Club will be the ideal meeting point amongst different art forms, people, cities, places, all looking for the State of Indepen/Dance. The Tuxel and a sly Stockhausen are inviting you to believe and invest in it.