RIZOMAGIC

The Colombian electronic duo Rizomagic, Diego Manrique, director of the avant-garde cumbia orchestra Niño Pueblo, and Edgar Marun, director of the ethno-afrobeat ensemble Dorado Kandua; Two outstanding projects from Bogota’s new thriving alternative psychedelic scene. With their Tropical Futurism music project juxtaposes Cumbian rhythms with deconstructed highlife, Ngoni scales and indigenous instruments. “We are trying to make music from a non-hegemonic structure”, we have the feeling that telling a story from only one perspective can be weak, so we try to speak, on the one hand, from the West and, on the other, from tradition or, let’s say, non-hegemonic knowledge, and we find a point of balance ”.