Poem X: Rosewater

Poem X: Rosewater

Rosewater The room is on fire So it is my heart Waiting for the right way to die Love is slippery As if I'm trying to catch a cloud My hair was stripped from my skull Like a baptism or an exorcism I'm becoming a new woman after the eclipse I'll be unique, pristine, I'll [...]

Review – Eli Keszler at ‘Disappearing Berlin’ (Sept 2019)

Review – Eli Keszler at ‘Disappearing Berlin’ (Sept 2019)

It was September 15th, 2019, and the historic Kottbusser Tor parking lot was transformed into a resonant body. For 60 minutes we witnessed a furniture music concert: the concrete framing the space, time and sound. Marc Augé's 'no-places' were filled with the musique concrète of Eli Keszler as part of the cycle Disappearing Berlin. “Furniture [...]

EMDR and the darkness unnamed

EMDR and the darkness unnamed

After my dad died, my world crumbled. It was the first time that I recognised a depressive episode, although, I didn't know that I was experiencing one. My will to live to the fullest disappeared. I come from a family deconstructed by a severe history of domestic violence and a lack of emotional connection. We [...]

The Great John Cage Project

The Great John Cage Project

The Great John Cage Project is inspired by 4'33", the famous three-movement composition by American experimental composer John Cage. Rather than playing an instrument, the piece consists of sounds’ environment that the listeners hear while it is performed. John Wills is the mind behind this unique —quarantine inspired— a project that invites contributors from around the [...]

Éliane Radigue – The sustained liberation of the intermediate state

Éliane Radigue – The sustained liberation of the intermediate state

For days now, I have heard a steady ringing in my right ear. I have been isolated for twenty days. The relationship with my own sounds and those of my environment have become part of my routine. A pandemic reduced to a lockdown. This self-isolation has turned the streets into resounding spaces. The rain usually [...]