8-channel Ambisonics sound installation. Commissioned by the Max-Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics. 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 listener encounters a voice singing of home, inflected with glitches and distortions. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Three-channel sound installation. Digital Scores 20x30cm, series of three. 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 […]
Two-channel 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. Series of three. Length: 53:41; 54:24; and 11:04. Installation concept and photo by Lucas Odahara. Composition and editing by Pedro Oliveira. “It’s either today, or not tomorrow!”, announces the speaker to […]
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, […]