'Investigating #Sound #Politics ' is an event under the project 'Hunting #Mosquitos ' by @anglk with contributions from Martina Raponi, Vivien Butot and Alex Zakkas. The discussion will unfold around sound politics and discrimination, #smart cities and #digital citizenship through performative, artistic, critical, activist and scientific investigations and actions.
Saturday, 25th of June
14:30 - 17:00 CET Walk around two 'Mosquito' spots (starting point Leeszaal, Rotterdam West, Rijnhoutplein 3)
17:00 - 19:00 CET Presentations/conversation by Alex Zakkas, Angeliki Diakrousi, Martina Raponi and Vivien Butot (Goethe-Institut Rotterdam, Westersingel 9)
more information: https://goethe.de/ins/nl/nl/ver.cfm?event_id=23022258
for online participation, for the second part (after 17:00), message me directly.
Hunting Mosquitos explores urban sound technologies and the social and political implications of their use. Specifically, it examines the 'Mosquito alarm'', a technology used in public places in Rotterdam that emits high-frequency sounds, audible only to young people and experienced as unpleasant, to deter them from loitering in hangouts after complaints by of noise 'disturbing' residents...
We are an instance for discussions around cultural freedom, experimental, new media art, net and computational culture, and things like that.