LECTURES + WORKSHOPS
Naima Karlsson & Lawrence Kumpf introducing the book "Organic Music Societies"
Avant-garde jazz trumpeter Don Cherry and textile artist Moki Cherry (née Karlsson) met in Sweden in the late sixties. They began to live and perform together, dubbing their mix of communal art, social and environmentalist activism, children’s education, and pan-ethnic expression “Organic Music.”
Invernomuto presents Black Med Chapter 1, Listening Session
Black Med is an ongoing platform initiated by Invernomuto in 2018. The Mediterranean sea, once understood as a fluid entity aiding the formation of networks and exchange, is now the scenario of a humanitarian crisis and heated geopolitical dispute. Black Med aims at intercepting the trajectories that sounds trace passing through this protean area, as migration routes leave sonic trails.
Whitney Wei in conversation with architects Bengt Carling and Matteo Ghidoni (Salottobuono): “Architecture and the Musical Experience”
The panel will deconstruct a theoretical framework around architecture and the experience of music/ creativity. How does the aesthetic experience of architecture add or subtract from a performance? What are the factors in place that can make audiences more suggestive to the music? The panel is supported by SHAPE+ platform, co-funded by the European Union.
SATURDAY 10th and SUNDAY 11th
Dharma Yoga and Sound Bath Workshop w/ Lavinia Cometti
Dharma Yoga sequence is a challenging and dynamic practice that emphasizes the integration of all eight limbs of yoga. It is suitable for practitioners of all levels, and it offers a comprehensive approach to physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Sound Bath is a powerful tool to explore different dimensions of consciousness.
Christine Kakaire "The importance of the archive as related to Black music innovation"
Award-winning culture journalist and critic Christine Kakaire will moderate a panel with secret guests to be announced soon. The panel is supported by SHAPE+ platform, co-funded by the European Union.
Babau will offer a twofold contribution consisting of a live set and an improvised durational performance: looongplay, the output of their 2022 SHAPE+ residency. The improvisational, procedural soundscapes created in collaboration with musician Alberto Ricca/Bienoise will animate the surroundings with especially commissioned liquid, vibrant computer compositions and vertiginous imaginative extravaganzas.
“Eco Print” workshop by Yosephine Melfi and Laura Dell’Erba
The “Eco Print” workshop combines the sustainability essence of the festival with Carhartt WIP’s efforts to work on organic products by customizing them through dyeing techniques. The workshop will be led by two experts of the field to give the participants knowledge and skills that can be applied in the future to give garments a new life.