Dirty Ear Forum #8
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Through collective research and experimentation, sound and listening will be utilized to reflect upon the politics of space. This will include drawing into play the key terms of “territoriality” and “invisibility”. How might the spatial qualities and capacities of sound and listening allow for engaging a spatial politics of local environments? If issues of marginality and belonging are understood spatially, in what way might sonic practices allow for socially engaged intervention? Are there forms of collective agency to be discovered through sound’s invisibility? How does recognition emerge through being audible yet unseen? Can listening rework the conditions by which visibility performs?
This edition of the Dirty Ear Forum aims to work through these questions within the context of Q-O2 in Brussels. This will include experimenting with creative methods and material tactics; capturing and discussing sonic discourses; and mapping a set of reflections on local conditions. In addition, a daily radio stream organized in partnership with Gsara Association will make public the working process, allowing for a performative
In the framework of the Interfaces project, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Dirty Ear Forum is an ongoing artistic platform initiated in 2013 by Brandon LaBelle. This edition is organized by Brandon LaBelle and Anna Raimondo, in collaboration with Q-02, and in collaboration with Gsara Asbl, FMDO and Saout Radio.
Quai des Charbonnages - Koolmijnenkaai, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean - Sint-Jans-Molenbeek, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale - Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, België / Belgique / Belgien