Sunday December 15, 2019

IMS IBIZA : SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC

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Im very pleased to be  back to the IMS (International Music Summit), joining the panel “social responsibility in electronic music” alongside Ash Pournouri (Avicii) , Paul Van Dyk (Artist) ,Stephen Greene (RockCorps) and Gary Smith (Midem).

With electronic music developing in emerging areas we should start thinking about how to make that development responsibily. Are artists really conscious of their power to  raise awareness and create change  ? what if we all pull in the same direction? Are we really using all the power of music to break down socio-economic boundaries? or is it just about party business?

trans IMS IBIZA : SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC Its a great opportunity to exchange ideas with other like minded people and explain to the industry what Bridges for Music is about and what exactly we have done in South Africa with Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano.

Im really looking forward to meet the rest of the panelists and have an interesting discussion.

These are the points I would like  to touch:

- What role can international artists play  while touring in developing countries?

- The power of social media and artists for awareness raising.

- How can electronic music enhance the opportunities in disadvantaged communities?

- South Africa: the best example of electronic music breaking down socio-economic boundaries.

Thanks to Ben Turner for introducing this important topic in the conference enabling us to present our initiatives to the industry.

See u there !

THURSDAY 23rd MAY

 

13.15-13.45

Social Responsibility in Electronic Music

Ash Pournouri (At Night)

Paul Van Dyk (Artist)

Stephen Greene (RockCorps)

Valentino Barrioseta (Bridges for Music)

Moderated by Gary Smith (Midem)

 

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  • http://twitter.com/hilgardsa Hilgard Bergstedt

    Ola Valentino,
    Wisdom in your words, sending goodwill greetings from sunny South Africa to all attending IMS Ibiza, as we look to sustain this thing we love to call House music.
    Peace