Source the Cause (1)
Sound, Music, Politics & Ideology Today
4:39 Mamadou Diouf’s answer (in polish) + 7:40 Mamadou Diouf and Pako Sarr “Nomads”
Mamadou Diouf is a Senegalese singer, journalist, cultural animator and social activist. Since 2007 he has Polish citizenship. A veterinary doctor by profession, a musician and writer by appointment. President of the Polish Committee for Celebration of the International Year of the People of African Descent. Having lived in Poland since 1983, he has played the role of promoter of African culture both as a Dj/musician and the founder of the “Africa Another Way” Foundation.
More info: www.fundacja.afryka.org
16:50 Terre Thaemlitz’s answer + John Cage 4’33”
Terre Thaemlitz is a musician, public speaker, and owner of the record label Comatonse Recordings. Thaemlitz's work critically combines themes of identity politics – including gender, sexuality, class, linguistics, ethnicity and race – with an ongoing critique of the socio-economics of commercial media production. This diversity of themes is matched by Thaemlitz's wide range of production styles, which include electroacoustic computer music, club-oriented deep house, digital jazz, ambient, and computer-composed neo-expressionist piano solos.
More info: www.comatonse.com/thaemlitz
26:37 Gülce Özen Gürkan’s answer + 31:10 Gülce Özen Gürkan „Fag Boy Jesus”
Gülce Özen Gürkan (1981) is a lifetime music student and music teacher, music composer, singer, vegan, animal rights advocate, human rights activist. She lives in İstanbul; with a human, two cats, and a pigeon.
More info: https://gulceozengurkan.bandcamp.com/
42:40 Bill Dietz’s answer + track
Bill Dietz is a composer and writer, born in Arizona, and living in Berlin since 2003. Since 2012, he is co-chair of the Music/Sound Department in Bard College’s Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts. His artistic and theoretical work centers on reception, specifically on listening - its histories, forms, and performance. The work is often presented in festivals, museums, and academic journals, but also in apartment buildings, magazines, and on public streets. Large-scale works have been realized in sites such as Le Corbusier's "Cité radieuse" in Marseille, where he worked long-term with inhabitants of the apartment building to articulate social structures with sound, or along the entire length of "Im Stavenhof," a street in Cologne along which he synchronized all participating inhabitants' home stereos. He has published two books of listening scores - one on his "Tutorial Diversions" series, meant to be performed at home; and the other, made up of "concert pieces," based on historical and contemporary audience behavior and staging.
More info: http://www.tutorialdiversions.org/bio.html
50:29 Jacqueline George’s answer + 53:28 Jacqueline George „One Hand’s Noise”
Jacqueline George (1988) is a sound and visual artist, living and working in Cairo, Egypt. In 2010 she graduated from Faculty of Art Education with a masters degree in “Digital Games as an Art Medium”. She is interested in field recordings, creative coding and human sounds, looking for creative potential inside Cairo's noise, besides writing texts for vocals. She is fascinated by the ability of sound to carry ideas and draw mental images. In her work she experiments with special environments, using performance and visual elements, contemporary dance and videos.
More info: https://jacquelinegeorgen.wixsite.com/jacquelinegeorge
Presenters: Mattin, Paweł Nowożycki