Counterflows At Home
Counterflows, the radical and celebratory Glasgow-based festival of underground, experimental and international music, has announced the artist programme for its 10th edition: a temporary online space featuring new works by a host of local and international artists working across sound, film, text, illustration and at new intersections between, all accessible freely via the festival’s website from April 1 and throughout the month.
The Counterflows At Home programme is as follows:
Featured Artist: Annea Lockwood (US NZ) – newly commissioned sound piece for Ruth Anderson + film about Annea from director Sam Green https://www.annealockwood.com/
Nazar (AO) – exclusive audio work from the Angolan producer of ‘rough Kuduro’ https://nazar.bandcamp.com/
Edward George (UK) – writer/commentator presents a podcast on Angolan music and culture https://www.morleyradio.co.uk/programmes/the-strangeness-of-dub-ep1/
Mazen Kerbaj (LB) – film following a day in the life of the Lebanese trumpeter/artist http://kerbaj.com/
SERAFINE 1369 & Young Nettle (UK) – narrative audiobook version of the London artists’ touring performance piece Sounds 4 Survival https://soundcloud.com/phoebe-collings-james/sounds-4-survival-2-v3
Yan Jun (CN) – ‘It’s ok if it’s not ok’ essay + Beijing audio diary from the Chinese artist and writer http://yanjun.org/
Thefuries (Glasgow) – ‘In this Moment, I’m Living’ – “music for the tranquility of the souls of survivors of sexual violence”
Quinie (Glasgow) – podcast ‘The Living Tradition’ + accompanying set of new song material https://quinie.bandcamp.com/album/quinie
Nakul Krishnamurty & Nryitha Pillai (IN): – a sound/movement piece exploring Indian dance form Bharathanatyam in relation to contemporary electronic music https://www.cafeoto.co.uk/artists/nakul-krishnamurthy/
Helena Celle (Glasgow) – new longform composition and accompanying essay https://nightschoolrecords.com/artist/helena-celle/
Soft Tissue (Glasgow) – new audio work, film and diary text https://penultimatepress.bandcamp.com/album/soft-tissue
Plus assorted interviews, texts and some offline surprises to be announced.