Rewire Festival has announced the last names for this year’s edition, taking place in The Hague’s city centre from 6-8 April, 2018.
The new names added to the eighth edition of the festival include Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, exclusive performances by Egyptian trio Maryam Saleh, Maurice Louca & Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, as well as premieres of special projects by Mia Zabelka, James Plotkin & Benjamin Finger, Elysia Crampton and Glice & Dieter Vandoren. These additions add on to the previously announced acts of Nina Kraviz, Avalon Emerson, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Lanark Artefax, SOPHIE, Laurie Anderson, and Stranger Things composers Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein will also be performing at the three-day festival.
In addition to the artists mentioned above, there will be a discourse programme. In Conversation with Laurie Anderson sees the Rewire 2018 Artist in Focus reflect on her career at the vanguard of electronic music and performance art. The rest of the programme, including artist talks, lectures, workshops and screenings will be announced in the coming weeks.