Ex Situ feat Yusuph Suso

WHEN: 1-11 September 2022
WHERE: Maxim Gorki Theater
Ex Situ is a project of HYENAZ and Yusuph Suso, with the work of Lau Bau and Rodrigo Frenk. It is a live performance, a musical track, a music video, an audiovisual sculpture and an interactive web based app which maps the fragile technological threads from which human beings conduct transdimensional lives in past, current and future homelands.

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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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.

Eku Eku Eku (a call to death)

EKU EKU EKU (A Call to Death) is a Virtual Partnership Residency between Ghanaian multi-disciplinary artist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi [crazinisT artisT] and HYENAZ, with support from Goethe-Institut. Special thanks to Silent Green Kulturquartier Berlin….

Körper Figurationen Welten

Drei Videos zur Einführung in Queer Theorie: KÖRPER, FIGURATIONEN und WELTEN von Antke A. Engel und Filmfetch (Magda Wystub; Tali Tiller), sound design HYENAZ, with English subtitles….

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 of this collaboration with wetland wildlife….

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.