“Disentangling Colonial Archives: The Combustible Affair of Ensuring/Insuring Theater Safety in Colonial Singapore” will finally come out this month as a chapter in the collection: “Entangled Performance Histories.” In April 2020, I was lost in an exciting writing project, oblivious to the world shutting down to a global pandemic. I… Continue reading
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Big Ideas: meLê yamomo @University of Guelph
Join us on Thursday, December 1st at 7PM for this video-performance-lecture titled “…and when I speak, my brown skin and the entire ecology vibrate.” Composer and theatre-maker meLê yamomo will resound their philosophy of sound and the sonus—migrating between continents, cultures, artistic practices, and academic disciplines. meLê will be in… Continue reading
When a lover says “I love you”, is it the words or is it the sayer that matters? or Is decoloniality an academic drag?
I am grateful to Eliza Steinbock and Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca for their invitation for me to present the keynote performance at the Symposium Archival Interactions: Performing Intersectional Counter-Archives at DAS Theatre. Despite covid-related setbacks, I was happy to have performed the video-performance-electronic music piece “When a lover says “I… Continue reading
Decolonial Frequencies Festival – April 2022
#DecolonialFrequencies Festival continues this spring with unexpected encounters and premieres. We also reprise earlier compositions and sound performances. In its second edition, non-hegemonic dialogue takes centerstage. A postmigrant artist’s life is a decolonial act. We invite musicians, sound artists, and performers who meet each other for the first time to… Continue reading
Akustische Störungen. Postkoloniale und queere Potentiale sonischer Interventionen
The DFG Project “Akustische Störungen. Postkoloniale und queere Potentiale sonischer Interventionen” at Freie Universität Berlin headed by Prof. Dr. Doris Kolesch is looking for Ph.D. candidates and postdoctoral researchers. The project takes my work on sound as a method of decoloniality as its theoretical starting point. „Wenn wir an Kolonialismus… Continue reading