Thank you for your birthday wishes! I could not ask for a more humbling way to look back on what my 43 years of life have amounted to than with the gift of a touching and poignantly written jury report for the Open Ear Prize bestowed on me—a prize that… Continue reading
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I won the “Open Ear” Prize!
I am exhilarated to share the stupefying news that I won the Dutch composer prize, OPEN OOR (Open Ear)! I am beholden to the voices in the colonial sound archives that I had the privilege of hearing and meeting in my sonic disentanglement expeditions. Through them, I realize that the… Continue reading
The Combustible Affair of Ensuring/Insuring Theater Safety in Colonial Singapore
“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
I am joing the Amsterdam Young Academic (AYA)
From 30 November, I am joining the Amsterdam Young Academic (AYA) as a new member. AYA is a network of young scientists and scholars in Amsterdam who take research beyond the boundaries of their own field. AYA was founded in 2018 by Amsterdam members of De Jonge Akademie and is… Continue reading
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