Music: the Loop Festival, dedicated to women, returns to Bari – Puglia


From 9 June with the screening of ‘Sisters With Transistors’


(ANSA) – BARI, MAY 27 – The sixth edition of the ‘Loop Festival’, in Bari from June 9th, will be dedicated to women who have changed the music of our time. The review is characterized as a cross-media event that tells the world of music and contemporary audiovisual.
The initiative, created by the Pool association and produced by the Apulia Film Commission foundation, has the patronage of Puglia Sounds and a partnership with Medimex. The artistic director and creator of Loop is Michele Casella, who for 2022 has chosen to dedicate the entire program to the female figures who have transformed the language of music and the video clip through innovative choices.
It starts on Thursday 9 June at the Multicinema Galleria (9 pm, free admission subject to availability) with the screening of “Sisters With Transistors”, a documentary directed by Lisa Rovner, which premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The feature film is dedicated to the extraordinary story, never told before, of the pioneering women of electronic music and will be presented by one of the most influential artists of the musical and performance avant-garde: Laurie Anderson, who will intervene in streaming from New York.
Three evenings will follow in the Arena Apulia Film Commission (9 pm, free admission subject to availability) dedicated to the discography and visual imagery of artists who have revolutionized musical genres and audiovisual language.
Thursday 23 June will be the turn of rock with insights dedicated, among others, to PJ Harvey, Billie Eilish, Cat Power, Kim Gordon, Lana Del Rey, Karen O. Tuesday 28 June will move on to groove and to the artists who have made the rhythmic the creative fulcrum around which to build one’s own sonic identity, including Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé. Thursday 30 June closing with the pioneers of the digital approach: Björk, Fka twigs, Grimes, Mia, St Vincent and Sophie. (HANDLE).

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