Errant Bodies project space is dedicated to experimental work in sound, performance, voice and spatial practices. Through residencies, workshops, events and exhibitions, Errant Bodies emphasizes an engagement with process and dialogue, encouraging a dynamic and diverse approach to the sound arts. As a project space, it also intends to foster social and public activities, contributing to the creative scene in Berlin. It is organized and developed through its working group comprised of Berlin-based sound artists and researchers.


sound and image event

sound and image event:
Thursday, July 14, 8pm
Rinus van Alebeek & Marco Montiel-Soto

Errant Bodies
Kollwitzstrasse 97, 10435 Berlin

Rinus van Alebeek: Lecture and A Story in Sound

Though many people may think 'field recording' is an art form, I think it is not. It is just sounds that enter the microphone when the red button of the recording device is pressed. I have many of those recordings on tape. I consider them conceptual recordings, because any description of its contents is valid, even if I make them up.

There is some meanings to errant, all of them uniting in a place one can call the unknown. This movement, to me, is one important reason to perform.

Rinus van Alebeek (1956, Heerlen, The Netherlands) is a writer who uses his (environmental) recordings on tape to narrate a story. Thanks to a great number of concerts, sometimes an average of ten in a month, he developed an approach of which people say it is ‘ between noise and pure poetry.’

“Rinus van Alebeek is a peculiar observer of reality and an artist who instinctively transforms lo-fi tape recordings into evocative sound poems, being able to create a “détachement” towards the used media, which is a characteristic of the most original artists.” (Luis Costa, president of Binaural and Associação Cultural de Nodar)

Marco Montiel-Soto: DIAPOSECION / Narrative Visuale : multiple slide projection with sound

Marco Montiel-Soto (Maracaibo, Venezuela 1976). Lives and works in Berlin.

He not follow a straight line, use the photography as a paper copy of an idea, writes slides symphonies, videos and constructs installations with found objects.

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