houaïda is a producer, composer, and performer and holds an MA in astrophysics. She takes an intensive, interdisciplinary approach to addressing and altering rigid structures in sound, music and performance, dreaming of a poétique de la relation in a speculative place that she calls hybridsonicspace. houaïda lives in Berlin and works internationally. In addition to her solo appearances as houaïda or miss machine and her performances within the Talking Straight collective, she has previously worked as a composer and performer in various theater and dance performances within Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Maxim Gorki Theater or Gropiusbau in Berlin, amongst others. She’s further a live musician with the Berlin-based indie band, Allie and a member of the Holly Herndon Ensemble.