2/5BZ aka Serhat Köksal

Concert , 16. September at 10 pm:

2/5 BZ
Since 1986, Serhat Köksal aka 2/5 BZ has been performing with , samplers, saz, tapes, electronics ,darbouka and spoken word. The style varies between traditional music via experimental electronic sounds to improvisation with elements that stem from Turkish cinema. He also makes audiotapes, photocopy zines, stickers, CDR, flyers, DVD-R, posters, and video cut-up works as collages of 70s and 80s Turkish melodrama and action films, political propaganda and media imageries of social phenomena. 2/5 BZ performed 'No Turistik No Egzotik Improvise/Electro Folk Cut' in 28 cities in different geographies such as in Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Russia, and Poland. With '2/5BZ union in eurOPUA Tour' he recently participated to some international festivals like Berlin Clubtransmediale, 03 Festival, Istanbul Phonem Festival, St Petersburg SKIF 7 Festival, Amsterdam WorldWideVideo/RGB Festival and also Rotterdam Music Bienal and have been aired on countless radio stations around the world (WMFU, BBC, RCV,VPRO) . 2/5BZ aka Serhat Köksal composed musics some international experimental films from Germany,Iran,Switzerland and living/working in Istanbul . 2/5BZ web site for more info ; http://2-5bz.com

some web sites about 2/5 BZ ;

This live performance in Radio VPRO 's audio archive '' No Touristic No Exotic Turkish Sound Terrorist ''

2/5BZ aka Serhat Koksal in John ' Peel Session ' BBC Radio 1 in 6 may 2003 .

2/5BZ in free form radio WFMU's
Heavy Pleayed Recordings -New World List - 2 May and 18 May 2001 .
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one track for compilation CD Fight War not Wars in august 2002 issue #2448 Culture and Resistance .