This soundwork, Reminiscent, made specifically for the exhibition Samakaalik: Earth Democracy and Women’s Liberation, at PAV-Parco Arte Vivente, Turin, evolved from the making of the video Soul Breath Wind, which took several years. Many times, the soundscapes of the sites I was researching, filming at or was in conversations with local people, tended to remind or make me imagine the sounds of other things, in other places, in other contexts such as exhibitions, films, performances, concerts, public speeches, Buddhists temples and sound recordings from my travel archives. Reminiscent incorporates all those stimuli, trying to manifest them with that simultaneity that is evocated in the exhibition’s title.
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