A photo of Juliana Huxtable, with a glitch effect and a black background.

A mix from Juliana Huxtable

12 May 2020

Multidisciplinary artist Juliana Huxtable joins the Somerset House Studios community in May for a residency programme in collaboration with Goethe-Institut London. To celebrate, we share a recent mix Juliana put together for DJ Mag.

Texas-born, Berlin-based Juliana Huxtable, delivers a high-energy hour of unpredictable textures. 

Juliana Huxtable is one of the most singular voices in the contemporary art world. 

Using the structures of music as mediums in her multi-media universe, Juliana is a DJ and musician singular in her approach. Where her visual art and poetry navigate the complexity of desire in a life increasingly mediated by technology, her music utilizes the sounds of technology itself to construct parallel realities to be inhabited and embodied in rhythm and harmonic tableaux.

Her sets skillfully deploy the notion of sampling, and re-blogging as DJ strategies, ecstatically mixing an array of influences that frolic at the boundary of genre-intuition and experimentation. At once an assertion of freedom and an ode to the evolutionary structure of electronic music subcultures, she aspires to the sublime in what can often only be described as witchcraft behind the decks; seance from the stage.