Archive | July 2015

??fullmoons later/ wata kulture II *performance excerpt

*??fullmoons later/ wata kulture II ,  performance revisits intermedia artwork ??fullmoons later /letters from etokobarek(europe), with a focus on a new chapter “wata kulture II”. For wata kulture II fragment, he explores the link between characteristic sound signatures of water bodies and suspension rhythm, from numerous ethnic rhythmic variations through contemporary music. He references Etokobi rhythmic variations (cross-river basin, south west Cameroon) , jazz (John Coltrane, Africa/Brass, 1961/ Billie Holiday: Strange fruit ), Amiri Baraka, (Why’s/Wise, 2009) among others and connect this with the ongoing mediterranean crisis…

5.1 surround sound experience…soundscapes, vj’ing, spokenword, music excerpts, percussions…

Performance organized in the framework of the festival Africa Acts in collaboration with FGO-Barbara and Kadist Art Foundation.

filmed by Smaranda Olcèse


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in memory of Bakary Diallo.
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