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    The 13th edition of Extratonal Infrastructure will focus on the concept of exaltation. In our understanding music can be a means to elevate spirits to a higher level. In May, the platform for extratonality invites a number of artists to varia who have dedicated themself to this cause through dynamic rhythms, decontextualized juxtapositions, spontaious improvisation and unified chaos.

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    Noiserr is an expanded Reading and Listening and Doing group focused on sound, and specifically, noise and noise philosophy. We read, act, think, sniff noise and the noise related and then we Talk or Do something about it in a Group setting.

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    Doodle Dabble is a workshop for children to dip their toes in the pond of Varia. It is an invitation to observe and jump in different puddles of the space. Let's move our bodies, play games, and doodle around! As part of Varia's Accessibility Seed research thread, Varia is opening its space with an intention to learn from children how they intuitively find their ways to access spaces and reside in multi-language situations with playful manner. Happening every last Saturday of the month, it is one of the three repeating workshop series (25th May, 29th June, 27th July) with a guest artist Chaeyoung Kim.

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    This is the first of three installments wherein we would love to collectively explore 'fictionality'. Coming from fiction, becoming adjective and then noun again, what could fictionality mean? Why and how does this notion continue to be relevant in our contemporary times of post-truth, post-facts and widespread anecdotal questioning of scientific knowledge? What kind of imaginary power does fictionality have? And how could engaging with the porous space between fiction and non-fiction help to envision other kinds of presents and futures?

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    According to the meteorological calendar, March is the first month of the year. However, for extratonality there is no beginning or end. Like an Ouroboros, our efforts consume themselves, only to breathe new life into our expressions. This infinite alchemical cycle is present everywhere in the work of the artists we have invited for the 12th edition of Extratonal Infrastructure. Join them on their travels on the cosmic roundabout!

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    Every 2 months, under the name 'extratonal special' the platform for extratonality will invite artists and thinkers to investigate particular extratonal themes and subjects in and around Varia. Our first special programme is dedicated to the (dis-)harmonics of waste. Discover your inner trash!

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    During the event, participants will share modest proposals for moving networks and political engagement away from toxic cloud environments. From Counter Cloud Action to Digital Discomfort and trans*feminist servers, the techno-disobedient practices they share will unsettle computationally mediated depletion, activating paths towards anti-colonial tech.

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    With renewed vigor, Extratonal Infrastructure returns with a fresh program for 2024 that continues to stretch musical paradigms. During our first event of 2024 we won't reveal all of our plans just yet, but rest assured: we will demonstrate the latest extratonal trends. Whether that happens with clarinet, drums, saxophone or rain, beautiful things await us!

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    Extratonality comes with many milestones. To celebrate one full year of extratonality at Varia, we're organizing a celibratory cabaret on the 14th of December. During this event we're going to look back at the many highlights of our programme this year and lay out our plans for 2024. There will be food, extratonal cake and short performances by several members of the extratonal community.

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    Calling all amateur, professional, and aspiring librarians (or anyone who wants to help out)! Librarian Swarm is a collective effort to turn a bibliography spreadsheet on Palestine into a free digital library for public self-education. This digital harvest will be hosted with open source software on several shadow libraries.

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