RWM

RWM is a radiophonic project from the MACBA website that explores the possibilities of the internet and radio as spaces of synthesis and exhibition.

The programs are available on demand, and as a podcast subscription.

Twitter: @Radio_Web_MACBA
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CURATORIAL

We capture some of the infinite instances of voice and repetition in Eduard Escoffet's sound poetry collection.

SPECIALS

Franco Berardi remembers the days of Radio Alice, a legendary free radio in the seventies.

EXTRA

What is Radio Art? What are we doing? Ben Vida, Felix Kubin, Goodiepal, Kenneth Goldsmith, Jon Leidecker, Tetsuo Kogawa, Chris Cutler and Roc Jiménez de Cisneros answer these questions.

SON[I]A

The Argentine semiotician Walter Mignolo talks about the relation between the construction of history and the perspective of power, as imposed by the West.

CURATORIAL

In this ninth instalment, Chris Cutler investigates some extraordinary extended techniques for wind instruments and percussion and how they have been used.

SON[I]A

Xavier Rossell, restorer at MACBA, talks about the challenges and the peculiarities of contemporary art conservation, and discusses some specific examples of works from the MACBA Collection.

SON[I]A

Marek Tuszynski talks about how the power of information can help marginalised social actors to expose and possibly counter dominant narratives.

SPECIALS

Lawrence Abu Hamdan explores into the contemporary politics of listening and the role of the voice in law.

QUADERNS D'ÀUDIO

This essay addresses a number of concerns relevant to understanding the listening experience within art and everyday life.

SON[I]A

Quinsy Gario talks about the role of the activism in the Netherlands today, and about the relation between its performative nature and the boundaries of the museum.

SPECIALS

Jordi Colomer ponders the uses of writing, architecture and representation, and takes us through his works in the MACBA Collection.

SPECIALS

Artists Erick Beltrán and Florian Hecker discuss different theories about objects in relation to their respective artistic practices.

RESEARCH

Eric Isaacson, founder of Mississippi Records, presents a compilation that seeks to capture the magic of home recordings.

EXTRA

We dig up some unreleased fragments of the interview with Andy Votel that we were unable to include the first time around.

RESEARCH

Eric Isaacson, founder of Mississippi Records, describes his personal listening and sound collecting habits from childhood to present day.

EXTRA

José Manuel Berenguer reflects on the concepts of soundscapes and field recordings, and discusses his recent practice.