The Aloardi Exchange Programme invited Peruvian artists to present their work in the Schengen area. The program is a project by Aloardi, a collective from Lima active since 1998 and dedicated to experimental and electronic music, media art, acoustic research, and local cultures.
For the following mix, musician and sound artist Yuval Shenar used field recordings he collected at Akademie Schloss Solitude and various places in Tel Aviv, as well as a recording of a Sunday preacher praying in front of a church in Ein Karem, Jerusalem.
An extensive look into the practice of artist and musician Robert Blatt, which is rooted in explorations of expanded sonic situations – functioning as an occurrence itself.
A gloomy story and sound piece about the creation of borders as the renunciation of humanity.
Tel Aviv-based musician and sound designer Yuval Shenhar recorded different soundscapes of daily life at Akademie Schloss Solitude. Listen to a collection of acoustic objets trouvés.
NEGRO (RSRJ RJRS) is an audiotext by María Salgado and Fran MM Cabeza de Vaca that is meant to be listened to with headphones and evolves around questions of body, gender and desire.
Antoni Rayzhekov created a specially designed machine which is scanning the body and translating its curvature directly into sound. An interview with the artist together with performer Federica Dauri
G Douglas Barrett’s musical art touches upon subjects of psychotherapy, debt, finance, transgender identity, and property. Read an interview with the artist by Melody Nixon
Douglas Barrett recorded a high quality sound piece of a burning flag and asks: to what extent can sound reliably evidence acts of transgression?
»Complex Financial Instruments«, a collaboration between G Douglas Barrett and Leigh Claire La Berge, turns the gallery space into a treatment center.
A talk with artist, theorist, and musician G Douglas Barrett on his forthcoming book, recent art and music projects.
»Two Transcriptions/Ode to Schoenberg« (2013) by artist, musician, and theorist G Douglas Barrett addresses debates around musical authorship, transgender politics, and identity.
A sound poetry performance by Kinga Tóth about the traditional roles of women and the unusual use of the color blue.
In his compositions, Christopher Trapani combines very different musical styles such as blues, Ottoman, and spectral music with influences from literature, encounters, and places.
»Oh Mensch« takes it’s name from the phrase »Oh Mensch, gib acht!«, a quote from Nietzsche in Helmut Lachenmann’s seminal work for two guitars »Salut für Caudwell.«
»Beware of anyone claiming an artificial intelligence by jumbling our memories into their models, for they may be trying to steal our dreams.« Artist Robert Ochshorn in conversation
»Novalis said that if we lose rhythm then we shall lose the world.« – Franck Christoph Yeznikian
At Solitude’s studio #20, the French artist duo Magali Daniaux & Cédric Pigot prepared an archaeological anomaly in Alaska.