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24/01/2022 - 30/01/2022

Elena Biserna is a scholar and independent curator based in Marseille, France. She is associate researcher at PRISM (AMU /CNRS) and TEAMeD (Université Paris 8). Her interests are focused on listening and on contextual, time-based art practices in relationship with urban dynamics, socio-cultural processes, the public and political sphere. She has taught at ESAAix-École Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille University and the Academy of fine art of Bologna. She has given talks at different conferences, festivals and events, such as, recently: ADC-Association pour la danse, Geneva; Quartz, Brest; MAR-Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna; INHA-Institute d’histoire de l’art, Paris; University of Lisbon; La Pelanda, MACRO Testaccio, Rome;  De Montfort University, Leicester;  Gaîté Lyrique, Palais de Tokyo, EHESS, Paris. Her articles and interviews have appeared in several international publications (Les Presses du Réel, Mimesis, Le Mot et le Reste, Errant Bodies, Amsterdam University Press, Cambridge Scholar, Castelvecchi, etc.) and journals. She co-curates the series La Membrane, the seminar Pratiques de l’écoute, écoute de pratiques at IMéRA Marseille and co-edits the column wi watt’heure of Revue & Corrigée with Carole Rieussec. As a curator, she worked with several organizations such as Locus Sonus (Aix-en-Provence), soundpocket (Hong Kong), Sant’Andrea degli Amplificatori (Bologna), Cona Zavod (Ljubljana), Xing (Bologna), Saout Radio, Sound Threshold (London). Among her (collaborative) projects: bip bop (Radio Città Fujiko, Bologna 2013), Mobile Audio Fest (Fondation Vasarely, ESAAix, Friche la Belle de Mai, Aix-en-Provence-Marseille 2015), Dreamscapes and other (un)conscious explorations (Cona Zavod, Ljubliana 2017), the ongoing Walking from Scores and Hong Kong SoundBorderscapes (Soundpocket, HK and Dom Dom, Hanoi, 2019).

Sebastian Dingens - WALKS
Pavel Tchikov 29/11/23
Nika Son - Scatter

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