Now a permanent and popular fixture of the festival, the first of this year’s Performance Lectures is by Argonaut Melissa Doecke. Melissa has been part of BIFEM since her appearance in the inaugural festival as guest artist in Six Degrees’ unforgettable presentation of Klaus Lang’s einfalt.stille. She was a pedagogue in 2014’s Secondary Schools Composers' Workshop and a member of last years’ featured ensemble Inventi. Come see and hear Melissa talk about the technical and aesthetic preparation of 2016 guest composer Lara Morciano’s dazzling Embedding Tangles. This work also features José Miguel Fernández on electronics.