Elsa M’Bala (Berlin // Cameroon)
Friday, 3 November, 03:30 – 02:00, Konzertsaal, #4 Listening Night, Performance
Elsa M’bala aka AMET is a sound artist, musician, and educator who works with time based media, mostly in the form of sound performance and podcast. She is interested in languages and embodied knowledge in remembrance of transcoding, code switching and memory, and mixes analogue and digital sound machines, as well as electronic and acoustic instruments with field recordings in live improvisation settings. Her latest work Addis ’63 is a sound performance around music, identity and spirituality, and the topic of African independence based on the speech former Ghanaian president Kwame Nkrumah gave at the African Union in Addis Abeba in 1963.