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  • Queering Audibility (with Eyk Kauly)

    Queering Audibility (with Eyk Kauly)

    Deaf Performance Artist Eyk Kauly collaborates with Sound Duo HYENAZ to explore queering audibility through sign language, sound, and performance. Initiated by Antke Engel and supported by Aktion Mensch, they invite audiences to question sound’s translation into physicality and challenge Deaf-hearing binaries. Open Rehearsal on April 11, 2024, at Lettrétage.

  • Audibility (feat Donato Laborante)

    Audibility (feat Donato Laborante)

    LISTEN: https://ditto.fm/audibility In their audiovisual artwork Audibility, HYENAZ delve into the politics of sound, inviting viewers to reconsider their relationship to the audible and inaudible, to silence and silencing. Filmed in an ancient man-made cave in the Murgia region of southern Italy, poet Donato Laborante delivers a poetic exploration of different forms of silence(s), holding…

  • HYENAZ: Automine / Live at Performatorio 18.05.2024

    HYENAZ: Automine / Live at Performatorio 18.05.2024

    25-26 May, 2022: Berlin Automine asks: what are bodies worth in the digital age? And answers this question through a performance of the performance through which bodies create value, for themselves, but most likely for others….

  • Proximity / Presented at Hamburg Short Film Festival 2023

    Proximity / Presented at Hamburg Short Film Festival 2023

    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…

  • Chokehole: Drag Wrestlers do Deutschland

    Chokehole: Drag Wrestlers do Deutschland

    One hot summer night in New Orleans a drag collective staged wrestling night. They dressed up as their vibrant alter-egos, and proceeded to beat the living daylights out each other while the audience collectively lost their shit. That night, Chokehole was born. This documentary follows Chokehole as they take the show to Germany, sharing the…

  • S.W.E.A.T. podcast featuring HYENAZ in conversations on Extraction

    S.W.E.A.T. podcast featuring HYENAZ in conversations on Extraction

    As artists and researchers, we are constantly exploring the connections between art, the environment, and labour rights. Interviews from our ongoing Extraction project were broadcast as part of Mad Kate’s S.W.E.A.T. podcast. In March 2023 we had the opportunity to interview Donato Laborante, who we met during our tour of the Murgia region of Italy…

  • HYENAZ at ACT 2023: Lokomotiva, Skopje, North Macedonia

    HYENAZ at ACT 2023: Lokomotiva, Skopje, North Macedonia

    ACT is a project initiated by 10 cultural operators from 10 European countries, working in the field of performing and visual arts. ACT is a project with the support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. In 2023 a group of artists and performers gathered in Skopje, North Macedonia for a program organised…

  • Signals

    Signals

    SIGNALS is a new work created especially for Sound Scene Festival’s 2021 theme EMERGE. Signals explores the notion of performativity in the form of codes, signs, drag, and masks in order to emerge from the darkness as visible.

  • Stillicidum: die Tränen des Steines

    Stillicidum: die Tränen des Steines

    A workshop with HYENAZ exploring animacy, consent, deep listening and authentic movement, in relationship with stone.

  • The Fourth Generation

    The Fourth Generation

    The Fourth Generation, is a homage to Berlin’s vibrant underground and the communities that breathe life into the city. The film is set in a dystopian future, but the themes explored are very real. Queer identity, feminism, sexuality and the intersection of politics and art. In the near future Professional provocateur and artist Maven Shegula…