January 11 / The Liz premiere their new project at All Ears Festival, Oslo

January 13-14 / Leonard Engel (dance, concept) debuts his project “Pavane” with Korhan Erel (music, performance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy) at Tanztage, Sophiensaele, Berlin.

January 21 / Klub Demboh plays at the SurfF Festival at Petersburg Art Space with
Joel Grip – bass
Antonio Borghini – bass
Carina Khorkhordina – trumpet
Mia Dyberg – saxophone
Korhan Erel – electronics
Michael Griener – percussion
Frauke Nowak – movements

January 25 / The Liz performs at WIM Bern Festival, Dampfzentrale, Bern

February 4-5 / Panelist at “Orienting Beethoven” Workshop in Munich

February 6 / Marina Dzukljev (piano), Elena Kakaliagou (french horn), Sofia Borges (percussion), Korhan Erel (electronics) at SOWIESO-Neukölln

February 7 / Fyodor Stepanov (double bass), Yoshiko Klein (recorders), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Korhan Erel (electronics) at SOWIESO-Neukölln

February 22 / Ute Wassermann (voice, bird calls, objects) and Korhan Erel perform in the Ender Sesler concert series co-organized by BAU Art and Yapı Kredi Bank at Yapı Kredi Bankası Loca, Istanbul

March 18-30 / showing a sound installation at Space 1A in Hong Kong as a part of “Hacktivate Yourself” curated by Tuçe Erel

April 9 / Solo at Loophole, Berlin

April 13 / Premiering a new electroacoustic “techno” piece in collaboration with accordion player Mikail Yakut at displaced replaced festival 2 at Radialsystem.

April 16-28 / Residency at PACT Essen to develop new dance piece with Léonard Engel (dance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy)

April 29 / Improv concert with Emily Wittbrodt (cello) and Florian Walter (tubax) at Alte Mitte, Essen

May 9 / Berlin Bülbül book launch concert with David Rothenberg (clarinet) and Cymin Samawatie (voice) at Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin

IMG_0106May 10 / The Liz performs their piece “Dipper” at Xjazz Festival at Emmauskirche on 21:30

May 13-20 / Residency at PACT Essen with Oliver Connew (dance) and Julian Weber (choreography)

May 29-30 / The Show of Small Things, a multidisciplinary performance with Maria Ferrara (movement, performance), Korhan Erel (live electronics) and Beatrice Madach (video) at Acker Stadt Palast at Performance Art Festival, Berlin

June 7 / Trickster Orchestra at SCHOENES WOCHENENDE – Festival fuer Modernes Hoeren, Düsseldorf

June 9 / “Nervous Entanglement”, a new audiovisual piece with Malte Jehmlich at Moers Festival in the Peschkehaus

June 20 / Solo reading and electronic music performance during Waldgespräche at Resonanzraum Festival, St. Pauli, Hamburg

June 21 / Free improvisation with Maurizio Ravalico (percussion), Kriton Beyer (daxophone) and Phillippe Lemoine (tenor saxophone) at Petersburg Art Space 

June 22 / Electronica concert at the closing party of Resonanzraum Festival, St. Pauli, Hamburg

August 9-10 / Two-nights-in-a-row at Sowieso with a diverse selection of improvisers

August 23 / Improvisation with Thorsten Töpp (guitar) at Petersburg Art Space

September 1 / Empire (Liz Allbee, Thorsten Töpp, Korhan Erel) plays at Platzhirsch Festival, Duisburg

September 4-5-6-7 / Das Demboh Fest, a festival of improvisation extravaganza with Klub Demboh and guests at Petersburg Art Space, Berlin

September 20-21-22 / “How to get rid of a body: A magic Manual”, a dance piece by Léonard Engel with Korhan Erel (composition, sound design, performance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy) at HochX, Munich

October 5 / Lecture sound performance and talk with Angelika Niescier (saxophone) and Tim Isfort (double bass) at POSITIONEN! Jazz und Politik at Darmstadt Jazz Institute, Darmstadt

November 16 / Serene (Laia Genc and Korhan Erel) plays at Musik In Den Häusern Der Stadt, Cologne