Live sound performance
It is a quest for the names of God, the qualities, the meanings of words. How does the linguistic meaning of the names affect the spiritual purity, the waves that are produced by the sound frequencies in the vacuum.
Yara Mekawei is a Cairo-based electronic music composer and sound artist. A prolific artist and scholar, Mekawei‘s sonic bricolages draw inspiration from the flow of urban centers and the infrastructure of cities. Interested in the philosophy of architecture, history and literature. Mekawei used the optical transfer from the musical conversation and transferring the sound waves to a visual forms. Her work is based on sound as a tool of vision, the philosophy of composition is shaped by sophisticated practices that convey messages of conceptual dimension to the public. Mekawei using the research literature specializing in the social ideologies in her concepts. She follows her projects through a research point of unite between work and the other, whose work shows an intangible aspect of her personality, and being feminine in an East African society.
Yara Mekawei is artist in residence at AiR Rote Fabrik from April until June 2019.
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