This Sunday (19 September 2021) at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, we are opening the »Decolonial Frequencies« Festival with Sandeep Bhagwati‘s “The Sound Of Misunderstanding – Dhvanivala‘s Sonic Explorations”. * * * In the early 1960s a young Indian student comes to Darmstadt to do a PhD in physics. Cold War era –… Continue reading
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»Decolonial Frequencies Festival« Opening soon!
I am delighted to invite everyone to the »Decolonial Frequencies Festival« that I am curating. The festival will run through the theatre season 2021-2022 at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse. Familiar sounds and terrifying noises. The fleeting fragments of remembered melodies, favorite songs, the noise in our home street. We live in our sound… Continue reading
Academy under Trees: Europe’s Evolving Approach to Collection Items from Colonial Contexts
In 2019, the Stiftung Genshagen invited me to perform Echoing Europe at the Schloss Genshagen as part of the Academy under the Trees 2020. It would have been interesting to bring the performance within such an imperial space and within the context of this year’s theme, Europe’s Evolving Approach to… Continue reading
The Sonic Entanglements Podcast is up!
I am excited to announce that the Sonic Entanglements Podcast is now online. This series examines the history of sound in Southeast Asia, through conversations with sound experts: historians, archivists, sound engineers, artists, and scholars. In presenting postcolonial and decolonial sound scholarship through podcast, this show underscores the sonicity of… Continue reading
Mulat sa Musika ng Kultura 2
Manila Men (Remix): Sonus and Sonic Migration will reprise at the Mindanao State University – Center for Culture and Arts Studies’s webinar series Mulat sa Musika ng Kultura 2: Perspectives of Music in the Philippines. Save the date: 7 May at 3 PM Philippine Time. From MSU’s website: Continuing from… Continue reading