Louis Rastig (DE)

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Louis Rastig, Berlin, is a music curator specializing in improvisation and avant-garde jazz, as well as a musician on piano, synthesizer and drums within the interfaces of improvised music and progressive rock. In 2012 he initiated the experimental jazz festival A L'ARME! in Berlin as Artistic Director. Since then he has been a keyboarder in the Noise Rock project European Sports Car. In addition, he worked as a guest curator at renowned cultural events such as the Moers Festival and in 2018 as co-curator of the music programme for the art exhibition "Underground & Improvisation. Alternative Music and Art after 1968" at the Academy of Arts, Berlin.