Rethinking Music (again): Borders and Gaps
This performance is part of Performing Home
16 NOVEMBER, 6.30PM - 10PM
A few years ago, as part of The Substation's Associate Artist Research Programme, I presented a project entitled Rethinking Music which opened up and converted the gallery into a recording studio and a space for performances / discussions on music to take place. Returning to The Substation, which is an important space for music development in Singapore, I'm interested in opening up another round of enquiry to confront the borders and gaps that make up our relationship with music. This project is a set of discussions and performances of which everyone is invited to participate.
About Bani Haykal
bani haykal experiments with text + music.
Encompassing several disciplines including installation and performance, his interest lies at the intersection of political economy, music and speculative fiction. Working with a broad range of instruments, from acoustic to digital, traditional and hacked, his projects revolve around modes of interfacing and interaction. He is a member of b-quartet and Soundpainting ensemble Erik Satay & The Kampong Arkestra.
As an artist and a musician, Haykal has participated in festivals including Media/Art Kitchen (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Japan), Liquid Architecture, RRREC FEST (Indonesia), da:ns Festival and The M1 Fringe Festival (Singapore) among others
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