Pique joins forces with Cinetol for a series of Sunday afternoon dj workshops. In these cozy classes (12 people max.) we’re exploring a couple of themes: spinning with vinyl, dj’ing with USB, online cratedigging and streaming your set. The workshops consist of a talk with room for questions and a possibility to try some things out yourself. Gear (vinyl or USB) is not required.

During these classes we welcome women and non-binary people who experience misogyny* and who want to try DJing or already have a little experience and feel like amping up their skills.

* The experience of being ridiculed, excluded and judged on the basis of not conforming to female gender norms

Edition 1: Spinning Vinyl w/ Hellie Berry (New Date 30/05)

For the first edition Cinetol booker Josefien (Josie Pop) will have a conversation with Helena Naeff (Hellie Berry), who is an experienced vinyl dj. Helena has been a well known figure in the local dj scene for ten years now and has worked for all kinds of creative industries in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Utrecht and more. Throughout those years she has been advocating for the representation of women in the industry. That’s why she started a platform called ´Voortouw´, co-founded´ the dj agency Pique and hosts the radioshow ‘Women’ together with Naima Bouchtaoui in which they illustrate the lives of feminists in non-Western countries.

» Sunday May 30 // 3PM – 5PM

Edition 2: The Basics of Digital DJing w/ DRKNGHTS COLLECTIVE
*Sold Out

Amsterdam based dj collective DRKNGHTS COLLECTIVE is going to teach us the basics of DJing with cdjs. They are known for their unique outlook and daring choices when it comes to music. On top of that, DRKNGHTS is famous for the variety of events and workshops they organized in the city of Amsterdam.

» Sunday June 13 // 3PM – 5PM

Edition 3: Online digging w/ Nèna & DJ Serene

Always wondered where successful djs find their music? Nèna and DJ Serene are going to tell us all about digital ‘cratedigging’ and downloading tunes from the World Wide Web.

» Sunday July 4 // 3PM – 5PM

Edition 4: Streaming your Set w/ Loma Doom and Open Decks

During this edition Femke Dekker (Loma Doom) is going to update us on the ins and outs of (online) broadcasting. Afterwards it’s up to you and your new radio skills. Bring your newfound knowledge into practice and hit the decks!

» Sunday July 11 // 3PM – 6PM

Pass partout: 20,-
Single ticket: 7,-

Or: Pay as you can, reach out to us if a lack of money keeps you from attending!

Note: There is a maximum capacity of twelve people per workshop.

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