Sound Art & Experimental Music in Kurdistan

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Exhibition 2019

Hammams’ Maqam Workshop

Artists Exhibitions

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The exhibition draw attention to the special architectural and social environments of the Hammam.There are a number of Hammam still active, and with their particular spatial qualities will allow for unique sonic investigations. While the Hammam is less central to life in Kurdistan today, it nonetheless touches deep historical and personal memories of many people, and therefore may also allow for reflecting upon the history of the cities and their transformation over the years.

Space21 is a sound art exhibition focuses on site-specific and relational works that open up different sound experiences for the public, activating the listening sense. This year’s exhibition will draw attention to the special architectural and social environments of the Hammam. There are a number of Hammam still active, and with their particular spatial qualities will allow for unique sonic investigations. While the Hammam is less central to life in Kurdistan today, it nonetheless touches deep historical and personal memories of many people, and therefore may also allow for reflecting upon the history of the cities and their transformation over the years.