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FAKA

Pohoda 2019 will also feature the performance art duo Faka. It's comprised of the well-known South African queer artists Fela Gucci and Desire Mare. Except for music, their eclectic scope includes performance, literature, video or photography. They presented themselves at Berlin Biennale, FLOW, Melt! and Unsound festival, and also collaborated on the Versace fashion show. Musically, they primarily take inspiration from the gqom genre (minimalistic, highly percussive interpretation of the African house music). They pride themselves with the EP Bottoms Revenge (2016) and Amaqhawe (2017). They can deliver the record live extremely well, as confirmed by Resident Advisor, who included their performance at this year's Melt among the 5 most important concerts of the festival (along with Mount Kimbie or Modeselektor b2b Apparat).