Sound Art & Experimental Music in Kurdistan


Jason Kahn

Jason Kahn, born 1960 in New York, raised in Los Angeles. Moved to Europe in 1990 and is currently based in Zurich, where he is active as a musician, artist and writer. My work concentrates on the idea of space: the conceptual and physical juncture points, its production and dissolution, and our relation to it as a political, social and environmental medium. I use sound, in the context of composition, room installations, public space interventions, radio works and improvisation, to explore these different aspects of space. I see working with space as akin to a plastic medium, something we can shape both as a physical and conceptual form and use to change our perception of the world around us. To a certain extent, my work has a political imperative in that I am hoping to arise awareness of our social, physical and political environments through a focus on sound.