African Acid Is The Future heads to Tokyo to host an exhibition, party and workshops



The Berlin collective touches down in Japan for the first time.

African Acid Is The Future will bring its borderless international dance party to Tokyo for the firs time next week, supported by a host of workshops and an exhibition at Contact in Shibuya.

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Hot on the heels of the collective’s debut release Ambiance I – the first of 12″s to be released with The Vinyl Factory – the party will feature African Acid residents MaryIsOnAcid, WolfOnAcid, and Dauwd alongside La Chatte and Ryota Opp, and will take place on 15th November.

Open between 13th and 16th November, African Acid Is The Future will also host an exhibition featuring work from regular collaborators Vava Dudu (who designed the artwork for the first release), Camille Bokhobza (whose photography also features on the release) and Sara Mathiasson (Berlin’s premiere hair-braiding artist).

Daily workshops will be open to the public and a fanzine designed by Sekou Younge and Stephane Argillet that will be available exclusively at the event.

Released on 2×12″, Ambiance I features music recorded live at African Acid Is The Future parties from Zimbabwean mbira queen Stella Chiweshe and Kenyan singer Ogoya Nengo, backed by a set of AAITF remixes. You can listen to it in full below and order a copy here.

Find out more about the African Acid Is The Future residency and Contact in Tokyo here.