Space Debris would like to celebrate the summer with you, with the infamous sound artist, DJ and best known as the abstract turntablist, extra-ordinaire Maria Chávez!
Debris is proud and very excited to present Lima, Peru born, NYC based Chavez on her tour in Europe, with a live sound performance at 9:30pm at Space Debris on the night of July 18th . Afterparty will continue at Pendor, Taksim from 11pm on with her live DJ set.

Accidents, coincidence and failures are themes that unite her sound sculptures, installations and other works with her improvised solo turntable performance practice.
She was chosen to be a composer fellow with the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbertide, Italy, is currently a research fellow with the Sound Practice Research Department of Goldsmith’s University of London until fall of 2017 and will be an arts fellow with the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in 2017.

She was an artist in residence with CEC Artslink in St. Petersburg, Russia, has presented sound installation and performance works for the JUDD Foundation (Marfa, Texas) and presented a new sound piece for Every Time A Ear di Soun, a documenta 14 radio program, on air from April 8 to September 17, 2017.





Maria Chavez DJ Bio:

A DJ since she was 16 years old, Maria Chavez shares her expansive music collection alongside the likes of Demdike Stare, Regis, Powell and iconic electronic musicians Simian Mobile Disco, Francois K and more.

You can hear her sets that vary from eclectic to House & Techno, in openings for art museums (MoMA, MoMA PS1, Haus für elektronische Künste- Basel), gala events (Van Alen Institute, El Museo del Barrio, BRIC-Brooklyn), New York Fashion Week- NYFW (SunheeNY, BeBe, Bimba y Lola, Pola Thomson, VOUTSA), festivals (Moving Sounds, 9 Evenings, Villa Romana Festival- Firenze) and radio stations. (NTS Radio, The LOT Radio, Reboot.fm, RBMA Radio).

She DJ’s all over the world, most recently for Powerhouse (Moscow, Russia), the Fondazione Donizetti (Bergamo, Italy) and Galeria Zé dos Bois ZDB (Lisbon, Portugal).

Fall, 2015 (voted #6th in the Minimal chart & 10th in the Experimental chart of 2015)


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