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Dr. des. Hannes Liechti

Schweiz / Bern

Hannes Liechti [*1987] lives in Bern, Switzerland, as a musicologist, curator, cultural producer, and music journalist. Since 2013, he is a member of the editorial board of Norient. He is active as a producing manager (Norient Musikfilm Festival, 1+1, Sonic Fiction) and as an editor-in-chief for the Norient Space. In 2015, he co-published the second Norient book: Seismographic Sounds: Visions of a New World, and co-curated the corresponding exhibition on global pop.

Liechti studied ethnomusicology, musicology, and history in Bern and Munich. In 2019, he successfully defended his dissertation on political sampling strategies in experimental electronic popular music at the University of Bern and the Bern University of the Arts (HKB). He has worked as a freelance journalist and since 2009 he conducts a theater group which is realizing biennial plays in the Swiss German dialect.

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