is a write-up and/or script for a performance-lecture on how to listen and think (with and against) the archive. Presented live a couple of times in 2020; now living as a book chapter in “Postcolonial Repercussions – On Sound Ontologies and Decolonised Listening,” published by Transcript Verlag.
Composition and live performance for modular synthesizer and recorded voice. Constructed with and through the voice of death metal singer Fernanda Lira (Crypta). Commissioned by Festival Novas Frequências (Brazil) and Taking Things Apart (Germany). Length: 38:34 minutes. A sonic exploration on the afterlives of colonialism and the violence of borders, seeking to uproot voice from […]
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 A Series of Gaps Rather Than a Presence is a tale about home, a story of returning, or, if you are so inclined, […]
Acapella performance for a trio of migrant voices. Commissioned by the Goethe-Institut Brussels and presented live in Belgium on April 14,2018. Duration: ca. 10 minutes. The ubiquitous phrase “Quelque chose de suspect?” seen in airports and train stations in French-speaking Europe is an example of how biometry is a performative everyday gesture, constantly enacted through […]
Live coding and spoken word performance presented at Transmediale 2017, in collaboration with Luiza P. Part of the Singularities panel, curated and moderated by Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke. Joining us on this panel were also Dorothy R. Santos and Rasheedah Phillips. The bomb, singular,Is hurled at us, plural,In timed stepsIn rhythmic explosions We scream, […]