Forbidden Music, Forbidden Jukeboxes: Listening Anxieties and the Hyper-amplification of Violence in Rio de Janeiro

is a book chapter for “Border Listening/Escucha Liminal” published by Radical Sounds Latin America in 2020. It presents an interrogation of one of the many articulations of racialized sonic violence in Brazil perpetrated by the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro, using a Jukebox (and the listening practices it affords) as its main narrative thread.

A Series of Gaps Rather Than a Presence

Performance and Radio piece, commissioned by Deutschlandfunk Kultur and CTM. Presented live at HAU2 Berlin on January 30, 2019, as part of CTM Festival. Broadcast on 31st of May 2019. Length: 41:12 “Now it seems to me that they’re all tied together, like a web, they seem like a series of gaps rather than a […]

Sound as violence and sonic dissidence

is an introductory workshop on the theme of violences performed with and through sound and listening. Collaboration with Leil Zahra-Mortada and Gabi Sobliye (formerly from Tactical Tech Collective.)