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Elusive efforts towards a realization of dynamic autonomy in order to achieve eventual practical implementation of meta-jurisprudence.

(The intelligent always remain uncertain.)

Hacklander \ Hatam is the hard-hittin drum + electronic music duo of Colin Hacklander & Farahnaz Hatam. Interested in transparency, liberation, rhythmic stability & its absence, the depth of radical material heteronomy in contemporary capitalism & the nature of our mobilised conditioning; sound as sculptural material; sound as a medium in which ideas are communicated; digital sound synthesis with SuperCollider; drums, percussion & gongs.

When you stare into the abyss and the abyss stares back into you…

HATAM BIO           ^

Farahnaz Hatam (Computer Music) is an experimental sound artist active in the Berlin experimental scenes and has shared bills with Mouse on Mars, Jan Jelinek, Mika Vainio, and Mattin; performed at Berlin Atonal, ERTZ #14, the Romanian Athenaeum, Teenitus at Festsaal Kreuzberg; and has composed music for the Hyperion Ensemble International and various theater pieces; is a core collaborator of apparatus. Farahnaz is co-founder & co-director of NK PROJEKT, a space for the avant-garde, experimentation & criticism.


Colin Hacklander (percussion) has performed all over the world including several tours to Senegal, Russia, North America and most of Europe. He has worked and performed with: Doudou N’diaye Rose; Mark Ernestus’ Jeri-Jeri; NU Unruh of Einstürzende Neubauten; Iancu Dumitrescu & Ana-Maria Avram; Stephen O’Malley; Stefanie Wenner; Ariel Efraim Ashbel; Capillary Action; The Observatory; many others; and is a core collaborator of apparatus. He is co-director of NK PROJEKT in Berlin.