LIFEM: London International Festival of Exploratory Music is an annual commitment to the exciting world of life and music of all sorts of genres and origins, aiming to surprise, enrich, enlighten and empower audiences. LIFEM challenges musical boundaries by programming ground-breaking exploratory music from all corners of the world. It is a catalyst for change, showcasing excellence and excitement, instigating international collaborations and experimentation, enthusing interculturalism and knowledge sharing. Expect innovative and inspiring music from all over the world. As part of LIFEM, there is also a free program of music related films shown in the UK for the very first time.
Concerts by: Jenni Roditi (UK), Andrew Poppy (UK), Nive Nielsen (Greenland), Tanya Tagaq (Canada), Lorcán Mac Mathúna (Ireland), Tri a Tolia (Turkey, Iraq, Belgium), Lonely China Day (China), Mabrouk Band (Israel), Shira U’tfila(Serbia), Cukunft (Poland), Coletivo Rádio Cipó (Brazil), Madame Mim (Brazil), Da Cruz (Brazil), Midori Hirano (Japan),Oorutaichi (Japan), DJ Scotch Egg (Japan).
Videos by: Maile Colbert (USA), Thomas Köner (Germany), Johnny Dekam (USA), Ran Slavin (Israel), João Vasco Paiva (Portugal),Yann Novak (USA), Wyndel Hunt / Thom Heileson (USA), Frank Bretschneider (Germany), Alan Callander (USA),Chris Carter (UK) + Cosey Fanni Tutti (UK), Sue Costabile (USA), Evelina Domnitch (Belarus) + Dmitry Gelfand(Russia), Mark Fell (UK) + Ernest Edmonds (Australia), Tina Frank (Austria) + General Magic (Austria), Ryoichi Kurokawa (Japan), Steve Roden (USA), Sawako (Japan), Bas Van Koolwijk (Netherlands), Jan Robert Leegte(Netherlands) / Boca Raton (Netherlands), Nuno Tudela (Portugal) / Pedro Tudela (Portugal), Return (Portugal) / Pita (UK),Ran Slavin (Israel), Ok.Suitcase (Portugal), Telco Systems (Netherlands) / Longina (Spain), Lia (Austria) / @c (Portugal),Stephan Mathieu (Germany), Isabel Abreu & Rita Barbosa (Portugal) / Pal (Portugal), Return (Portugal) / Freiband(Netherlands), Brigitta Bödenauer (Austria) / Miguel Carvalhais (Portugal), Júlio Dolbeth (Portugal) / Steinbrüchel(Switzerland), Karl Kliem (Germany) / Christine Fowler (Portugal), Maximilian Janicke (Germany) / Random Industries(Poland), Sara Kolster (Netherlands) / Pawel Grabowski (Poland), Return (Portugal) / Gintas K (Lithuania), Marius Watz(Norway) / @c (Portugal), Jörg Piringer (Austria), Sumugan Sivanesan (Australia) / Durán Vázquez (Spain), Antmanuv(Portugal), Ran Slavin (Israel) / James Eck Rippie (USA), Eric Berger (Austria) / Pure (Austria), Paulo Raposo (Portugal),Ran Slavin (Israel) / The Beautiful Schizophonic (Portugal), Horacio G (Spain) / Longina (Spain), Meta (USA).