There is a Point at Which Methods Devour Themselves

12-channel sound installation (8-channel Ambisonics, 2-channel Subbass, 2-channel Binaural). Commissioned by the Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics and installed at BASIS Frankfurt in November 2020. Based on “Balada do Filho Pródigo” (1989) by Elomar Figueira Mello, re-interpreted by Aimilia Varanaki. Length: 3:34. Text by Marie Thompson:“In There is a Point at Which Methods Devour Themselves, […]

The Grounds from Which to Speak

Single channel video, two-channel sub-bass. Commissioned by the Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics and installed at BASIS Frankfurt, November 2020. Length: 12 minutes. Loop. Text by Eike Walkenhorst and Ramona Heinlein: “A boat rocks peacefully in an Italian port in the Mediterranean while the sun draws wave-like patterns on its polished white surface. The random […]

The Detectability of Echoes

Pencil drawings, 30×36 cm, series of four. Installed at BASIS Frankfurt, November 2020 with an additional 2-channel headphone track. Length: 3:34. Text by Eike Walkenhorst and Ramona Heinlein: “The Detectability of Echoes emphasizes […] the variable sonic forms and intensities of a singer inhaling, which if not frightening in itself certainly reminds us of moments […]

On The Apparently Meaningless Texture of Noise

Binaural sound essay, developed for Akademie Solitude/ZKM as part of their Web Residencies program. Awarded with a production grant at the HASH AWARD 2020 conceded by ZKM/Akademie Solitude on February 21st, 2020. All sounds recorded at EMS Stockholm between June and September 2019. Listen to the sound essay: http://meaninglesstexture.schloss-post.com A longer interview about the project […]

On the Endless Infrastructural Reach of a Phoneme

is an essay for the Transmediale Journal, in which I discuss “how the trivial and the familiar can be weaponized in order to trigger emotions, evoke dialects, and ultimately decide upon the course of lives.”

“Das hätte nicht passieren dürfen” – Re-narrating Border Vocalities and Machine Listening Calibration

is an Audio Paper dealing with the sonic matter of accent recognition systems, focusing on the emerging listening practice of the rehearsal. Published in Spheres – Journal for Digital Cultures, issue #5.