The Friday opening party showcases visual and sound artists, live
music and a host of other events to get our attendees energised for the weekend ahead.
This piece explores the beauty of South African music and it’s many sub genres. During
this performance new media artist
Antonio Roberts will provide live Visuals backed by an energetic DJ set from Charisse C.
"The London based 3-piece ‘J3tLaggd’ came together with a shared love for the soulful,
for the groovy and the love of
music. Made up of David "Double D" Davis, Jaleesa "Lady Groove" Gemerts and Timothy
On the night they will be joined by special guest, 'Solaariss'. 'Solaariss' is a
multi-instrumental producer/musician & artist from South London.
A 2 Channel Silent Disco ft Conrad Kira and soulcase.live. Channel 1 will ft a DJ Set from
Conrad Kira. Channel 2 with a mashup of bashment, video game soundtracks and an
installation from Soulcase.live.
soulcase.live is a music hack label exploring experimental ways to make music and
instruments from hacked toys, data,
analog machines and DIY synthesizers. Their collaboration with Afrotech Fest features
music and an interactive light installation.
Black Girl Gamers is a online platform dedicated to heightening Black Women's voices in
gaming and aims to positively
promote diversity and inclusion whilst affecting change within the gaming industry.
Initially created as a safe space in
2015, void of the sexism and racism (misogynoir) widely experienced in gaming, the
platform has grown from its original
purpose to become the hub for all things gaming from the black woman perspective.