Source the Cause (4)
Sound, Music, Politics & Ideology Today


3:14 Raven Chacon’s answer + 6:36 “The Journey of the Horizontal People”

Raven Chacon (Navajo/New Mexico) - is a composer of chamber music, a performer of experimental noise music, and an installation artist. He is recognized as one of few Native Americans working in either genre.Furthermore, Chacon is a member of the American Indian art collective, Postcommodity, with whom he has developed multi-media installations which have been exhibited internationally. Chacon also performs in the projects KILT with Bob Bellerue, Mesa Ritual and collaborations with composers Robert Henke and Thollem McDonas. In 2016, he was commissioned by Kronos Quartet to compose a work for their Fifty For The Future project. He was a student of James Tenney, Morton Subotnick, Michael Pisaro and Wadada Leo Smith. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has served as Composer-in-Residence with the Native American Composers Apprenticeship Project.

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16:38 Nguyễn + Transitory’s answer + 19:14 Nguyễn + Transitory „Live At The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw”

Nguyễn + Transitory is Nguyễn Baly and Tara Transitory. The work they do crosses the disciplines of sound, performance and installation, creating experiential spatial installations which they perform in, they attempt to approach sound, synthesis, noise, rhythm, and performance from a less colonial angle. Celebrating vulnerability, co-dependency and collectivity.
Nguyễn Baly is a non-binary sound-performance artist who lives and works in Berlin. In their work Nguyễn deals with postcolonial discourses, queer feminism as well as issues of the Vietnamese diaspora.
Tara Transitory aka One Man Nation makes work which some consider art, some consider music and some consider trash. But clearly, it never quite fits into contemporary categories. She is trans, nomadic and is exploring the intersections of gender, noise and ritual through sound, performance and the collective trance. She fluctuates between Berlin (Germany) and Chiang Mai (Thailand) where she directs the performance space e x t a n t a t i o n.

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39:22 Harrga’s answer + 50:11 Harrga “La Mer”

HARRGA is Miguel Prado (Nzʉmbe) and Dali de Saint Paul (EP/64, Viridian Ensemble), formed in Bristol in 2017 “in honor of those who burn borders and keep indelible marks, glossolalia and xenoglossia. Diaspora of the future.”
The word Harraga (in ar: حراقة), is from Algerian Arabic, designating "those who burn.", meaning those who burn their ID-papers and seek their fortune as asylumseekers in Europe. The Harrga is the action of "burning the borders and the sea."

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Presenters: Mattin, Paweł Nowożycki 

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