Elevate 2017 : Electronic music, art and political discourse in the heart of Alps

It will take place from the 1st to the 5th of March in Graz, Austria. Festival will be combining electronic music with discourse programme focused on big data, quantification and algorithms. Through the We Are Europe festival collaboration, the Sónar Festival from Barcelona as well as the Insomnia Festival from Tromsø, Norway, will be visiting and co-curating some of the sessions.


The parties will be taking place in various Graz clubs and will include high-quality DJ’s and producers. Detroit techno legend Juan Atkins, English producer Jon Hopkins, a resident of infamous Berlin club Tresor, Ancient Methods and British duo Paranoid London. Besides that, the program contains also great flautist DJ Dertweiler, pop-ambient artist Jenny Hval, Mumdance with his experimental grime and many more. The festival will be embraced with the closing concert with Stephen O'Malley, Radian and Alex Zhang Hungtai, David Maranha & Gabriel Ferrandini.

Music programme will be accompanied with discourse covered by internationally acclaimed players of all fields; best-selling author Evgeny Morozov; the Human Rights Advocate and Internet activist Renata Avila; a Pirate Party delegate of European Parliament Julia Reda and many more. All lectures, discussions and workshops, as well as the film screenings, will be free of charge.

For the first time ever, there will be installations which will be displayed beyond the festival’s 5-day stand. The limited amount of tickets are still available so hurry up and get your ticket HERE

By Andrej, edited on 05 June 2018