The sound piece “A wasted breath inside balloon” co-realized with Ramia Beladel will be part of the upcoming sonOhr Hörfestival in Bern next February, also nominated for the competition.
More info: http://sonohr.ch/die-nominierten-2019/
« A wasted Breath inside a Balloon » (Ramia Beladel & Gilles Aubry, 41’30”, 2018)
Departing from Ramia Beladel’s long term artistic research on rituality and waiting, the sound piece is the result of her collaboration with Gilles Aubry in Moulay Bouchta l’Khmar, a village in the North-Eastern part of Morocco. It documents the yearly celebration of the local saint (moussem), including songs, prayers and bokharia, a healing ritual based on the powerful sound of riffles. The piece provides a stage for a new performance by Beladel, as an inner introspection and progressive reconfiguration of her own self, breath by breath, balloon after balloon.