Talk at the College of Music – University of the Philippines Diliman

I will be giving a talk about our forthcoming book « Not your World Music – Noise Music in South East Asia » at the College of Music – University of the Philippines Diliman on Monday 15 of August 2016.

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NOT YOUR WORLD MUSIC –
Dimitri della Faille on noise in South East Asia

15 August 2016 (Monday) | 10am | Abelardo Hall, UP College of Music

Dimitri della Faille, PhD, presents some of the research that went into « Not Your World Music: Noise in South East Asia (Art, Politics, Identity, Gender and Global Capitalism) », the first major publication on noise, electroacoustic, industrial, experimental music and sound art in the ASEAN countries (including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam).

Written and edited by Cedrik Fermont and Dr. della Faille, the book includes historical, political and sociological essays, exclusive interviews with artists and organizers, as well as an extensive bibliography and discography. The book is also a manifesto against stereotypes and censure, especially when it comes to colonialism, ethnocentrism, male-centered perspectives and sexism. It aims to empower an independent, proud and strong scene. The book and its accompanying anthology CD will be officially released in early September 2016.

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New publication « Reflections about the social determinants of art and design »

My newest article has now been published by Revista Kepes. The article is entitled « Reflections about the social determinants of art and design: noise music in Latin America and Asia ( Reflexiones sobre los determinantes sociales del arte y del diseño: Música de ruido en América Latina y Asia) ».

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Available here: http://kepes.ucaldas.edu.co/index.php/ultimo-numero

Here is the abstract:

The paper is based on the author’s experience performing noise or experimental music in Latin America, East and South East Asia. In this paper, the author reflects on some social determinants of art and design. Dimensions such as technology, territory, identity, social characteristics and social acceptance are discussed. Additional topics such as class, gender, politics are covered. The author concludes that these do not shape the practice of noise music, they are also elements which provide frameworks on which artists and designer built.

Resumen en español.

Este artículo está basado en la experiencia del autor dando interpretaciones de música de ruido (noise music) o de experimentación en América Latina, Asia del Oriente y del Sur-Oriente. En el artículo, el autor reflexiona acerca de algunas determinaciones sociales del arte y del diseño como el territorio, la identidad, las características sociales y la aceptación social. Clase, género y política son otros temas discutidos. El autor concluye que la dichas dimensiones no dan forma a la música de ruido, ellas ofrecen un lienzo sobre el cual los artistas y diseñadores pueden construir.

Della Faille, D. (2015). « Reflections about the Social Determinants of Art and Design: Noise Music in Latin America and Asia », Revista Kepes, vol. 12, n. 12, pp. 57-84.

 

Support my new project « Not Your World Music: Noise in SE Asia » Book & CD

We are launching a crowdfunding campaign for a book and a CD on noise music in Southeast Asia.

https://www.indiegogo.com/at/noise-south-east-asia/

not your world music

A groundbreaking book and CD about noise music in South East Asia
Art, Politics, Identity, Gender and Global Capitalism

Written and edited by Cedrik Fermont and Dimitri della Faille.

This book is the FIRST MAJOR PUBLICATION on noise, electroacoustic, industrial, experimental music and sound art in the ASEAN countries (including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam).

The book features:

  • Historical, political and sociological essays;
  • Exclusive interviews with artists and organizers;
  • Extensive bibliography and discography;
  • And more to discover soon!

The companion CD features:

  • Exclusive tracks by noise artists from South East Asia.

We need your support to make this self-published book and independently published compilation CD possible. Your support will help us cover some of the cost related to:

  • Printing the paper version of the book;
  • Pressing and mastering the companion CD compilation;
  • Shipping free copies of the book to cultural and documentation centers in South East Asia;
  • Language proof-reading of the book.

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