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Terre Thaemlitz (JP)

The Laurence Rassel Show

2006, Laurence Rassel and Terre Thaemlitz were commissioned by a German public radio station to produce an electroacoustic radio drama about feminist anonymity, transgendered authorship... and murder. Cancelled due to content issues, Rassel and Thaemlitz self-released the project and have since continued their public conversations in increasingly undocumented and offline settings.

DJ Sprinkles

DJ Sprinkles is the deep house DJ personna of Terre Thaemlitz. Sprinkles is unconcerned with mass appeal, and focusses on sniper-sets aimed at a long gone generation of angry and depressed queer HIV/AIDS activists unafraid to cry on the dancefloor.

Terre Thaemlitz Ambient DJ Set

In addition to her DJ Sprinkles persona, back in 1993 Terre Thaemlitz also frequently DJ'ed at New York's first regular all-ambient party, Electric Lounge Machine. In lieu of her usual long-form audio-video and piano performances at European festivals, Thaemlitz will give a rare ambient DJ performance.

About 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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