The piece Triple Feedback draws attention to mutual listening and the power of recording. During colonial expeditions of German anthropologists in Rwanda at the beginning of the 20th century, unequal encounters resulted in sound documents that are stored today in the Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv and were not accessible to the local people for a long time.
installation hosts the voices of Rwandan producers being exposed to music recorded in the last century recorded in Rwanda and stored at Phonogramm Archiv Berlin
Echolot searches for hidden sounding and musical material that is saved in books. Written words that transmit semantic meaning are for us scores for sound and music. Transformed through the voice of the visitors into sound, the short and playful recordings get overlayed, (de)composed, sent, resent and received by the listener in musicalized form. An […]
Echolot produced for White Nights Montreal / Goethe Institut, further performed at Matralab Concordia/McGill, Montreal, Miss Hecker, Berlin, Goethe Institut Sao Paulo