Mathys Rennela

Dr. Mathys Rennela is a Paris-based computer scientist, who moonlights as a dance music writer and club culture critic, most recently as part of the Black collective Technomaterialism. He has a keen interest in the study of Afrodiasporic influences in electronic dance music. He is currently analysing the socio-economic conditions of the production of electronic dance music, and studies DJing as a performing art. His goal is to promote alternative economic models for dance music communities, and to contribute to dismantling neo-colonial and capitalistic dynamics in the club industry.

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