Thank you for contributing to an unforgettable Academy
Sonic Acts Academy 2020 is a wrap! As always, we are extremely grateful to everyone involved in making this year’s edition another great success. As one of the most progressive and longest-running festivals in the Netherlands, Sonic Acts has celebrated compelling artistic perspectives for more than 25 years. We are proud that the 2020 Academy edition has been able to follow in these footsteps and we hope, as ever, that it’s opened up space for critical discussions and ecstatic experiences that might help lead the way to a future worth living. We would especially like to extend our gratitude to everyone who dedicated their time and energy to realising the Academy, including the ever-inspiring community of artists and speakers who gathered at the festival to offer their contributions, our production support and technicians, our incredible crew, our bloggers, photographers and film crew, our invaluable team of volunteers, and of course all of you who came to attend. We would also like to thank our generous funders and partner organisations Creative Industries Fund NL, Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, Mondriaan Fund, Performing Arts Fund NL, Netherlands Film Fund, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Re-Imagine Europe, the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Paradiso, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Vlaams Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, W139, OT301, Utrecht University, De Ateliers, Het Nieuwe Instituut, INA GRM, Bergen Kunsthall, Lighthouse, Underbelly, Indyvideo, Beamsystems, FilmTechniek, WG Theatertechniek, LedLease, Ampco Flashlight, Spatial Media Laboratories, Zwaan Printmedia, Twente University, The Wire, Engage! TV, Amsterdam Alternative, Crack Magazine, and Subbacultcha. We hope that you enjoyed the festivities as much as we did. Thankfully, our incredible team of photographers and videographers were on hand to capture every moment. Full documentation of the Academy’s performances, club nights, lectures, panels, workshops, sound walks, screenings and more is now available on our Facebook and Flickr pages.