The hop-frog kollectiv, a Los Angeles/Long Beach collective focused on outsider arts, political dissent and experimental/avant-garde music and are the curators of Thee Dung Mummy, experimental arts gatherings. The Kollectiv formed in 2003 as a medium for experimental artists and musicians to share, create and exhibit their work and has since become a hub of activity for Los Angeles, national and international emerging artists. Through affiliations with the Radon Collective and other artists internationally HFK has been able to realize performances and exhibits across the US and Europe.
Returning to the five-hour long drone ritual performed by the collective at Soundwalk in 2006, 2008, and 2009, Return to Samsara involves Approximately 20 performers that will gather using various electric, electronic, and acoustic instruments, as well as vintage tape machines. Visitors will be treated to a blissful display of sonic tones as a massive chord is sustained and evolved over the course of the event.