Posts in "Project"

Theater Ballhaus Naunynstraße

My relationship with Theater Ballhaus Naunynstraße began in 2017 as a guest artist in the Intercultural Processes & Art: The Next Level Workshop. Since then, I participated in the Permanente Beunruhigung Festival (2018) and created the sound/performance pieces, Echoing Europe – Postcolonial Reverberations (2019) and sonus – the sound within… Continue reading

[NWO Veni Project] Sonic Entanglements (2017-2022)

Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Sound Recordings of Southeast Asia, 1890-1950 endeavors to expand the historiographical archival corpus to include the early sound media and technologies as primary sources for the theoretical reflection of the Southeast Asian cultural history of modernities and the region’s entanglement with modern globalization. The project methodologically shifts… Continue reading

Manila mxn | Sari-sari Project (2016-present)

Sari-sari (Tagalog, adjective: “variety”) is an ongoing project/site that incubates sound and performance projects exploring the entanglements of contemporary aesthetics and ideologies within the issues of (post)colonial histories, intersectional politics, and queer migration. As one of Sari-sari’s artistic directors, meLê yamomo has implemented workshops, discussions, and exploratory platforms that engaged and questioned artistic… Continue reading

Globalization in Cylinders (2016-2017)

Project Title Globalization in Cylinders: Recording Asian Sounds on the European Stage, 1890-1910 Research Fellowship (2016-2017) Funded by the International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« Project Summary In September 1900, Carl Stumpf, professor of psychology, recorded the guest performance of a Siamese music theatre group in Berlin on an Edison cylinder… Continue reading

Sounding Modernities (2010-2014)

Sounding Modernities: Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946 Doctoral Project (2010-2014) Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Funded by: the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft/German Research Foundation (DFG) “Global Theatre Histories” Summary The arrival of modernity is often hailed in visual terms, but not as much as with the heraldry of its concomitant… Continue reading