Based in Berlin, Niko de Paula Lefort works as sound artist. His practice covers the fields of music making - composition and improvisation with guitar, voice, electronics, percussion, radio transmission and various sounding objects -, instrument building, field recording and radio art installation. Also known as nikoLFO, he is a resident host on Archipel Stations Community Radio and co-founder of record labels Portals Editions and Archipel Editions.
De Paula Lefort’s work has appeared in commissions for CTM Festival, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Berghain, Bergen Assembly and the Haus der elecktronischen Künste Basel. He appears on Archipel Editions, Famous Grapes, Emitter Micro, Portals Editions and aufnahme+wiedergabe record labels. He holds degrees in Visual Arts, Generative Art / Computational Art, Music Technology and Experimental Sound Practices.

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coming up

19.05.23 > The Most Unusual Things (w/ Sara Persico & Tony Elieh) @ KM28, Berlin DE

24.05.23 > The Most Unusual Things (w/ Sara Persico & Tony Elieh) @ Hosek Contemporary, Berlin DE

25.05.23 > Chaosmos solo at all you can hear festival Kulturnhalle, Leipzig DE

30.05.23 > Radio Otherwise [transmission] at Spore Initiative, Berlin DE

30.05.23 > Common Ground(s) with Carla Boregas & Marina Cyrino [curating] at West Germany, Berlin DE

5-9.06.23 > Radio Otherwise workshop at Radio Lovers, Bremerhaven DE

10.06.23 > Chaosmos solo at Langer Nacht der Kultur, Bremerhaven DE

15.06-15.08.23 > Radio Gardening at “on damp earths we wander – a journey of eight stories in the sonic garden of Kerima Tariman”, Lantz’scher Skulpturenpark Düsseldorf DE

17.06.23 > Chaosmos solo at Lange Nacht der Kultur, Oldenburg DE

29.06.23 > Chaosmos solo + with Diane Barbé & Selu Herraiz at Café Plume, Berlin DE

01.07.23 > Chaosmos solo at Lange Nacht der Kultur, Bremen DE

31.07-5.08.23 > takeover at Villa Romona (w/ Dudu Kouaté, Silvia Noronha, Florian Bendsen, Monaí de Paula Antunes and more), Florence IT

past events

projects 2018-current