About the event
Underground electronic music tastemakers Innervisions & Life and Death return for Rakastella, their collaborative music and art experience, held during Art Basel Miami on December 8th. The event will touch down again on the idyllic shores of Miami’s Virginia Key as they welcome worldly revelers and nomads for a 14 hour day-into-night experience.
Rakastella - a Finnish word meaning ‘to make love’ - is just that, a coming together of some of the greatest minds in the global house and techno community with the aim of immersing attendees into a world of musicality and art. Italy’s Life and Death and Germany’s Innervisions are two of dance music’s most ambitious collectives, founded by DJ Tennis and Dixon & Ame respectively, they have built reputations for their singular sonic palettes and event production.
Rakastella’s inaugural session during Art Basel 2017 delivered everything this dream collaboration promised, featuring iconic musical moments from the family and friends of the two collectives including Dixon, Âme II Âme, DJ Koze, Roman Flügel, DJ Tennis, Mano Le Tough, Octo Octa (live), Axel Boman and more. The 2018 edition will see a similar wealth of selectors and live acts showcasing the breadth of the electronic music spectrum.
The brilliant white sand beaches and ocean breezes of Virginia Key act as a quintessential container for Rakastella’s whimsical stage environments, lounges, and other wordly art installations. A one day wonderland, is birthed through this collision of bespoke natural beauty and awe-inspiring creativity, provided by production partners PL0T, Secret Garden and Where Are My Keys.
Rakastella welcomes the creative worlds of music and art to lose themselves in a unique seaside escape. Dance in the sand as the sun goes down, explore a curated art landscape and enjoy a soundtrack curated by two of the world’s finest label collectives.
Why should you sponsor?
Taking place during Art Basel 2018 and featuring some of the most prestigious names in electronic dance music and a concept that attracts a highly affluent audience from across the US, Canada, and parts of Europe. Over 4,500 people are expected to join for this one of a kind experience on the shores of Historic Virginia Key Beach Park. Featuring immersive and captivating decor it is a great place to interact with a very attractive audience in a deep and interesting way.
We are vanguards of culture in perpetual pursuit of art and creativity. We are the influencers of our community, continuously on the cusp of emerging trends. We tip our hats to those who have risen to the call of our generation by building communities locally, and then connecting them globally.
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• Talent-bookers who curate the musicians and artists.
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• Fabricators who turn our abstract ideas into physical objects.
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