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Ledef

Ledef

credit: anthony flores

An interdisciplinary artist and founding member of the House of Kenzo, LEDEF has firmly planted their stilettos in a multitude of fields to garner the attentions of the underground club scene, avant-garde fashion explorers, festival circuits, fine art galleries and experimental theaters. Alongside key music production and designing & rendering both 2D & 3D audio-visual installations , LEDEF cuts an audacious figure in the venue alongside their fellow members of HoK, blending jaw-dropping dance moves drawing from such disciplines as voguing & traditional African forms, chanting mantras at the audience, and inviting them to join into communal, often cathartic, dance battles. Collectively, HoK has heralded a transformation in the landscape of the DIY scene in Texas, opening portals for radical expression within the confines of the state. Musically, LEDEF’s productions & mixes veer from seemingly disparate influences such as metal to ballroom to hardcore, swelling with distortion and melding seamlessly into the experimental noise frontiers of their home label Halcyon Veil.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: San Antonio, TX
Subgenre: Electronic
Event Type: Showcase