Still celebrating the book launch of Gilles Aubry’s recently published work Sawt, Bodies, Species - Sonic Pluralism in Morocco, he will introduce us to his research on the sonic dimensions of our environment, reaching from animal, plant, and mineral voices to ritual practices and technological infrastructures, moderated by Kathrin Wildner. Excerpts of the book’s multivoiced narratives about acoustic practices in Morocco will be accompanied by moving images and and a musical performance.
Pedro Oliveira, researcher, sound artist and educator is a founding member of the decolonizing design platform, committing to an anti-colonial study of listening and its intersections with violence on the European border. His most recent artistic work draws on the concept of juxtaposition and the methodologies of “flashback” by investigating the technological systems of migration control. Pedro will intervene with a piece that seeks to expose their materiality.
Hye-Eun Kim’s musical practice is classical training extended by free improvisation. Her meticulous arrangements of live synth drones, sampler non-rhythms and fieldrecordings, also find expression in her dj mixes. She will lead us from one to another and beyond, creating these spiritualistic soundscapes.