I explored the multiplicities of my body of friends and friends’ bodies in the contemporary art space through instructed actions and improvised performances. This work encompasses trained musicians reacting to artworks, a convivial jam in the dark and an invitation to harmonize together. This work was performed on the private view of ‘The Age of New Babylon’ at the Lethaby Gallery.
Work n° 2: I played ‘nostalgic’ ‘ethnic’ music on the tram and public transport in antwerp from a bluetooth speaker (2016)
During autumn/winter 2016 I played non-Western music from my portable speakers in the tram 24 in Antwerp. Carefully curated, I found music through calling out my non-Western friends’ to share me songs their parents used to listen to at the house and other ‘nostalgic’ songs that are usually confined to the private space. The public action generated a lot of smiles, giggles, laughter, compliments, curiousity and confusion. It happened 7 times over the span of november ’16 until january ’18 andRead More
Work n° 3: I organised the first 2nd gen khmer community event with local artists and musicians and did a live talkshow (2015)
Ik dans de Roamvong was a community based music and arts presentation and event. I conceived the idea while supporting local community and arts projects in Cambodia and I proposed it during a meeting in Paris with other Cambodian youth organisers. Working closely with the second generation artisans and musicians from the Netherlands and Belgium, (mainly) new work for this event was produced in a span of two months and both finished and unfinished works were presented at the event. IRead More