meLê yamomo @ Zurich University of the Arts

meLê yamomo: “…and when I speak, my brown skin and the entire ecology vibrate”.

02.05.2023, 18:00
Toni-Areal, Konzertsaal 1, Ebene 7, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich

What lies between theory and aesthetics? Situatedness and migration? Sounding and listening? Performing and perception? the Universal Self and the Colonial Other? What understandings transpire in imagining beyond social imaginations of racial, national, cultural, gender, or disciplinary borders and boundaries? What knowledges emerge through hearing? How can processes of soundings and listening transform us towards a postmigrant society? In this performance-lecture meLê yamomo resound their philosophy of sound and the sonus—migrating between continents, cultures, artistic practices, and academic disciplines.

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