In the talk series "Popakademie Talks", program director Prof. Dr. David-Emil Wickström, among others, talks with guests from the music and culture sector about various current topics. In the past, guests on the topic "Discrimination in Music" have included Malcolm Ohanwe, Malonda and Defne Şahin.In the summer semester of 2022, the talks will deal with the topic of mental health.
On Tuesday 24 May from 7 pm, Leandra Preissler and Kevin Niedernhöfer will talk about their experiences with depression. They will also shed light on how depression is dealt with in the music industry. Leandra Preissler is responsible for the top promotion programme Bandpool at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg. Kevin Niedernhöfer is a promoter/agent at BTA (Budde Talent Agency). Trigger warning: depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, suicide
The Popakademie Talk will take place via Zoom. Participation is free of charge, but we ask participants to register via the calendar entry.