CTM Festival 2023 – Portals

Friday 27. January 2023 — Sunday 5. February 2023
CTM Festival 2023 Berlin

This 24th edition uses the metaphor of Portals as curatorial shapes through which to make contact with specific modes of experience, histories, communities, and speculative futures – or to reflect on the preconditions, thresholds, regulation, and fundamental function of sound and music as gateways to other realities. Sound and music open portals to other realities and to the experiences of others, transporting us to real, speculative, and imaginary worlds, which in turn always point back to the realities of their creators. These wormholes allow us to engage with utopian longings, the complex stories of social and artistic movements, alternative histories, collective identities, or deeply personal experiences. Yet in thinking about music as portals and practices of world-building, one must inevitably also deal with questions of access and inclusion. …”

various locations across Berlin
Berghain, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, silent green, radialsystem, and other Berlin venues