2018 - 2022
Amarus is a concert series that explores cutting edge experimental music from Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Its objective is to encourage cooperative debate between Swiss and International artists on questions of identity, eurocentrism, and migration in a community that embraces collaboration, experimentation, and research. AMARUS has also been hosting concerts, workshops, and public interventions in the city of Bern since 2018.
Internationally-renowned musicians have performed their works at Amarus since 2018: Manongo Mujica (Peru), Vito Willems (Netherlands), Ban Lei (China), Li Jianhong (China), Wang Ziheng (China), Mei Zhiyong (China), Heimatlos (China, France), Christophe Clébard (Belgium, Italy), Carrageenan (Belgium), Luis Alvarado (Peru), Ensemble Kran (Switzerland), Emile Van Helleputte (Belgium), Manuel Troller (Switzerland), Donna Molinari (United States, Switzerland), MM+TT (China, Switzerland), White Pulse (Switzerland), Le Pot (Switzerland), Hans-Peter Pfammatter (Switzerland), Pablo Lienhard (Switzerland), Scree Fucking Junk (Germany), Naked in the Zoo (Germany, France), Kazehito Seki (Japan), ... (Switzerland), Tokar Krzysztof (Poland, Switzerland), Tonto (Italy), White Pulse (Switzerland), Vestas (Netherlands), Del_F64.0 (Germany), Zustand D (Germany), Abraham Wurstkessel (Austria), Emre Sarigöl (Turkey, Switzerland), Maxime Hänsenberger (Switzerland), Purpura (Mexico, Switzerland), Radek Rudnicki (Poland, New Zealand), Al Fraser (New Zealand), Manuel Mengis (Switzerland), Lionel Friedli (Switzerland), F.S.P (Ukraine), Tapiwa Svosve (Switzerland), Kay Zhang (Switzerland , Hong Kong), Patrycja Pakiela (Switzerland), Titilayo Adebayo (Switzerland), SitbQ (Netherlands), Wat Takleaw (Switzerland, Thailand), Unprofessional (Germany), Jonatan Uranes (Denmark), Florian Schlessmann (Switzerland).