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Terre Thaemlitz


Terre Thaemlitz (born in 1968 in Missouri, USA) is an award winning multi-media producer, writer, public speaker, educator, audio remixer, DJ and owner of the Comatonse Recordings record label. Her work combines a critical look at identity politics – including gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity and race – with an ongoing analysis of the socio-economics of commercial media production.

He has released over 15 solo albums (among others “Love For Sale“ and “Oh, No! It’s Rubato“ on Mille Plateaux and “Souldnessless“ and “Deproduction“ on Comatonse), as well as numerous 12-inch singles and video works.
Her writings on music and culture have been published internationally in a number of books, academic journals and magazines.

As a speaker and educator on issues of non-essentialist Transgenderism and Queerness, Thaemlitz has lectured and participated in panel discussions throughout Europe and Japan. As of January 2001, she resides in Japan.
In the past Terre Thaemlitz has collaborated with musicians, artists and lecturers like Laurence Rassel, Bill Laswell, zeitkratzer and Mark Fell.

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