Results tagged by Belonging

Disconnected

Disconnected

In the song ‘Disconnected,’ Paola Carosso and Wolkenman use a bi-linguistic songwriting process to explore and voice their perspective on places to call home in our current social political climate. Paola sings in Arabic and takes the perspective of the person looking through the fence to the other side, where Europe waits, so close but yet so far away. Speaking in Dutch, Wolkenman can choose: shout and get frustrated or close his eyes and deny even seeing the fence.

Listening to Oikos

Listening to Oikos

This contribution discusses how a sense of home is established through the sounds we hear and make, day after day. Relationships are drawn between the Covid-19 semi-lockdowns and regulations, the work of Soundtrackcity, and the work of sound artist Elise ’t Hart. This is followed by a listen—as told during an online meeting of Walk Listen Create—into the process of developing the idea for this do-it-yourself home listening guide. The piece concludes with statements made by the individual contributors in response to the question of how listening might contribute to a (unique) relationship to home.

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

Redefining Oikos. Where Do We Feel at Home?

In issuing this Open Call, APRIA wanted contributors to reflect on questions such as: ‘What or who determines what home is?’ and ‘What does it mean to be at home?’ Seven contributions from ArtEZ students and staff were selected, a variety of artistic research in form and content. The researchers delve into the complex meaning of oikos, re-examining concepts of home and the tension between safe and harmful spaces in times of crisis.