Heute Projektpräsentation + Artist Talk mit Simone Bailey

Wir laden herzlich zum Abschluss des dritten Künstleraufenthaltes um 17 Uhr in die Kiefholzstraße 71, 12057 Berlin ein! Für Simone Bailey (*1982, lebt in San Francisco, USA) ist Musik das geeignete Mittel um soziale Barrieren zu überwinden. Im Rahmen von RESIDENZPFLICHT wird sie neu komponierte Soundscapes präsentieren. www.simonebailey.com

Children’s Music, Part 2

Today was the instrument-making workshop for the children living in the heim. Two of the children who participated are fluent English-speakers and so translated my instructions into Arabic and German for those who do not speak English. We made pan flutes and percussive shakers. The kids seemed far less interested in playing the instruments than […]

An Introduction

Understanding a place is about understanding its rhythms. Here on Kiefholzstraße, the rhythm is scurrying children’s feet in the late morning and early afternoon. Babies laugh and coo and cry paces beyond the trailer’s door. On the other side, mothers open and shut washing machine doors, sandals slapping against their heels as they glide across […]