Dealing with Disaster: Notes towards a decolonizing, aesthetico-relational sound art

is a chapter for the Bloomsbury Handbook of Sound Art, edited by Sanne Krogh Groth and Holger Schulze. In it I discuss possibilities for sound art thinking through and together with Édouard Glissant and Gloria Anzaldúa.

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 “the dispossessed organized their speech by […]

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 […]

“Quelque Chose de Suspect?”

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 […]

“Das Hätte Nicht Passieren Dürfen”

Three-channel sound installation. Commissioned by Karma Ltd. Extended and installed at ACUD gallery’s courtyard in Berlin, February–March 2018. Length: 14 minutes. The sound piece unfolds the story of Franco A., a neonazi German soldier who managed to trick the asylum seeker system in Germany and pass as a Syrian refugee. Franco A. was arrested in […]

Tempos Verbais

Soundscape compositions from a self-initiated, lo-fi archive on the use of sound as a collective medium for political change in the Global South. Collaboration with Lucas Odahara. Two channels. Length: 53:41; 54:24; and 11:04. “It’s either today, or not tomorrow!”, announces the speaker to his bewildered audience. With passionate enthusiasm, he points out the deficiencies […]

If Singularities, singular, became Singularities, plural

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, […]