Nusasonic: Gather, Share, Evolve

The Nusasonic: Gather Share Evolve series aims to intensify capacity building and knowledge sharing among music and sound artists in Southeast Asia via a series of online panel discussions and workshops.

About Nusasonic: Gather Share Evolve

Events

Events

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Artists

AGF © AGF

AGF

Antye Greie-Ripatti, i.e. AGF or poemproducer, has produced a formidable amount of output stretching across exhibitions, soundtracks, mixes, performances, and releases. Born in East Germany, she has been living and working in Hailuoto, Finland since 2008.

Dayang Yraola © Grace buenaventura

Dayang Yraola

Dayang Yraola (1976, Philippines) is a curator from Manila. She was Archivist and Collections Manager of the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology from 2007-2015.

Eileen Chan © Eileen Chan

Eileen Chan

Eileen is one-half of The Council, a collective dedicated to promoting music from Singapore, Asia, and beyond. She is also the driving force behind three of Singapore’s most exciting alternative music venues and nightclubs: Headquarters, TUFF CLUB, and Somewhere.

Interspecifics © Interspecifics

Interspecifics

Interspecifics are an independent artistic research bureau founded in Mexico City in 2013. They have focused their research on the use of sound and AI, to explore patterns emerging from biosignals and the morphology of different living organisms as a potential form of non-human communication. With this aim, they have developed a collection of experimental research and education tools they call Ontological Machines. 

Joe Kidd © Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd is a writer, designer, underground music activist, and youth subculture archivist. One of the pioneers of the punk subculture in Malaysia, he has been actively involved in the country’s underground music scene since its nascent beginnings. 

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Jorge Wieneke V

Jorge Juan B. Wieneke (AKA similarobjects) is an electronic music educator and musician from Manila, Philippines.

Kasimyn ©

Kasimyn

Originally from a ghetto in North Jakarta, and now a resident in Southern Bali, Kasimyn has been cited by Fact magazine stylistically as “a mayhem of anti-aesthetic fun”. He has also been featured in Boiler Room’s Pure Rave Article and contributed a mix for its’ Global Hard Dance Mix no 9.

Khyam Allami © 2015 Johanne Issa

Khyam Allami

Khyam Allami (born in Damascus 1981) is an Iraqi-British multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, researcher and founder of Nawa Recordings. Primarily a performer of the Oud, his artistic research focuses on the development of contemporary and experimental repertoire based on the fundamentals of Arabic music, with a focus on tuning and microtonality.

Kyaw Kyaw © djavanshir

Kyaw Kyaw

Kyaw Kyaw is the co-founder and lead singer of Rebel Riot, a punk band from Yangon, Myanmar. The band was formed in 2007 after the onset of the Saffron Revolution. Rebel Riot want to use music as a way to speak about freedom and the errors of the current political system.

Lafidki ©

Lafidki

Lafidki is the moniker of London-based Saphy Vong, who has been releasing experimental electronic music since 2008. The London-based sound/visual artist is also founder of Chinabot, a platform and collective created to change the dialogue surrounding Asian music. 

Leee Anantawat © Leee Anantawat

Leee Anantawat

Unchalee Anantawat (Leee) is a lecturer in Communication Design at the School of Architecture and Design, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT).

Queer Ear Mastering © Credit Irma Fadhila

Queer Ear Mastering

Queer Ear Mastering was born from the necessity to create a safer space for female and queer artists to get their music mastered, though they are not exclusive and everyone is welcome.

Salem © Salem

Salem

Salem is an artist, composer, and head of Bedouin Records (BDN), an independent music, art, and fashion label he founded in 2014. After having moved around different home bases in Europe and Asia, BDN has settled in Bangkok in 2019.

Wok the Rock © Wok the Rock

Wok the Rock

An artist and curator that is active across the fields of contemporary art, design and music, Wok The Rock is a member of artist collective Ruang MES 56 in Yogyakarta, runs the music label Yes No Wave Music, curates a monthly experimental music concert series named Yes No Klub, and has initiated the Indonesia Netaudio Forum, among other.