Nusasonic residencies aim to strengthen artistic knowledge and links within the region and with Europe. The yearly residencies occur at various locations in South East Asia.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this residency is currently on hold. Further information will be communicated to all applicants before the end of August 2020. The original call was launched together with Musicboard Berlin, for one artist interested in holding a residency hosted by Playfreely/BlackKaji for 6 weeks around October 2020.
2019 Manila: Laure Boer [FR/DE]
Hosted by WSK Festival of the Recently Possible, from August to October 2019, Laure Boer explored Manila music scenes and collaborated with different artistic constellations in WSK Festival! Supported by Musicboard Berlin.
2018 Yogyakarta: Jessica Ekomane [FR/DE] and Nadah El Shazly [EG]
Hosted by Yes No Klub from July to September 2018, Jessica Ekomane and Nadah El Shazly researched Indonesian traditional and contemporary music, earned about current cultural and artistic practices through discussions and workshops with local artists and communities, and produced new works.