19 October Screening: EKU EKU EKU (a call to death)

Goethe-Institut Virtual Partnership Residency with Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi (crazinisT artisT) and HYENAZ  Screening EKU EKU EKU (A Call to Death) will screen on the 19th of October at Loophole, Berlin Support BUY THE TRACK HERE: https://hyenazhyenaz.bandcamp.com/track/eku-eku-eku-a-call-to-death All proceeds from Bandcamp sales benefit perfocraZe International Artist Residency, Kumasi, Ghana. The founder of perfocraZe, Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi aka…

Extraction

With funding from Fonds Darstellende Künste, we are researching “extraction” as metasignifier—we include the extraction of (creative) labour from (precarious) bodies; minerals, gas and water from the ground; sounds, words and images from sentient beings; the consensual extraction of digital content, and the “mining of the exotic” from our very identities. 

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Soundtracking Social Movements in the New Millennium

Telekom Electronic Beats! Our playlist Right to Assemble! sees music as an agent of change read more: https://www.electronicbeats.net/right-to-assemble-sounds/ 2016 | ‘Gegen (I Want to Move) Hyenaz Edit’ by Paula Temple, (Reveller Records) Paula Temple released her track ‘Gegen’ via her imprint Noise Manifesto in 2014, at a time the German term was being widely used…

Signals

Signals is a work created for Sound Scene Festival’s 2021 theme EMERGE, presented in partnership with Goethe Institut DC. Signals explores the notion of performativity in the form of codes, signs, drag, and masks in order to emerge from the darkness as visible. Signals become methods of translation, channels through which our voices become audible and…

Perimeter

Perimeter Virtual Reality Gallery Perimeter is the latest audio visual work by HYENAZ, featuring performances by Mmakgosi Kgabi, Martini Cherry Furter and Simon(è) Jaikiriuma Paetau . It asks the question: what does it feel like to understand oneself as “just outside” and yet also “just barely inside” an identity, a concept, a philosophy, a group,…

Perimeter VR Gallery

https://hubs.mozilla.com/RfAhD3W/hyenaz-perimeter-virtual-gallery For the best possible experience we recommend viewing PERIMETER on a computer or VR headset. A teaser video of the exhibit is available here:https://vimeo.com/553930953/25d4b38b9c Perimeter EP Smartlink: https://ditto.fm/perimeter In the exhibition PERIMETER, HYENAZ examine their individual relationship to the idea of belonging. Perimeter asks the question: what does it feel like to understand oneself…

Proximity

This damp and amphibious track extrapolates from field recordings of an immense network of stuttering frogs, which we encountered on Yorta Yorta country in South-Eastern Australia. The frogs reacted to their presence and movement by altering the intensity and volume of their vocalizations, creating an organic techno. The singular texture of PROXIMITY is the result…

Columns

Columns is a response to militarized violence and to History, specifically the historicising mode which focuses on events and important persona, while blurring events and persona deemed unimportant or inconsequential.