Dada Life (SE)

Not to be confused with the avant-garde art movement of the same name, Dada Life are more about fun than breaking down creative boundaries. Saying that, they did smash the world record for the largest-ever pillow fight in October 2013, which, while hardly a surreal subversion of rational thinking in the form of poetry, painting or theatrical performance, is definitely pretty damn crazy. Apart from encouraging 3,813 ravers to have a ruck with enough cushions to fill an Ikea warehouse, the Swedish duo cite balancing live shows with studio time as key to their success in 2014, while flying into their Dada Voyage event — a two-day camping festival for 10,000 in California — in a hot air balloon also sits near the top of this year's list of highlights.
Read more
Previous editions –
    2022 & 2018