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.

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Roc Jiménez de Cisneros talks about EVOL’s very free deconstruction and reinterpretation of György Ligeti’s 'Continuum' and Hanne Darboven’s 'Opus 17A', and how these works relate to the duo's current artistic practice.

EXTRA

Chris Cutler explores folk roots/new routes: ancient and folk instruments re-imagined.

SPECIALS

Alfons Borrell takes us on a personal journey through his painting career, as he shares his ideas on art and life, memory and memories, nature and landscape.

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Megan Prelinger talks about ephemeral literature, the inner workings of the Prelinger Library and the possibility of looking at the world through the lens of everyday evidence.

CURATORIAL

Innate music, innate rhythms, universal grammar, YouTube-anthropology, vestigiality, rudiments, Swiss mercenaries, acid techno and other elemental forms of expression.

EXTRA

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

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Eyal Weizman talks about the basic principles of forensic architecture, its practical applications, and its links to the world of art and creation.

EXTRA

Transcript of Quim Pujol’s audio essay for OBJECTHOOD #3.

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Fatima El-Tayeb talks about the need to reassess Europe’s internalist narrative and the discourse of integration.

EXTRA

Transcript of PROBES #12, curated by Chris Cutler.

SPECIALS

Anthropologist Martin Holbraad and artist and curator Quim Pujol discuss monsters, otherness, hybrids, agency and fetish.

CURATORIAL

In Chris Cutler's PROBES #12 harpsichords return from the dead; a spectre is haunting music: the harpsichord.

EXTRA

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

SON[I]A

Clémentine Deliss, director of the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt, talks about about the possibility of a post-ethnographic and post-colonial museum.

SPECIALS

Using ephemeral materials, Carlos Bunga addresses a galaxy of complex notions such as fragility, transience, mutation, and accident.

CURATORIAL

This auxiliary by Chris Cutler listens to voices, mostly in groups, doing extraordinary things.

EXTRA

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

CURATORIAL

PROBES #11, by Chris Cutler, goes oral: everything your mother wouldn’t tell you about what people can do with their mouths, and a little bit of spit.

SON[I]A

Kristine Khouri talks about the traces of modernity in the Arab World, and about the changes that have been produced in, and in relation to, the postcolonial Arab narrative as a result of 9/11 and its global consequences.

SPECIALS

Catalan sculptor Sergi Aguilar offers us an overview of his artistic career and his working methods through an analysis of his works in the MACBA Collection.

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Rasha Salti shares her postcolonial analysis of artistic production in modernism, which favours new narratives about the former East and West.

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Sigalit Landau talks about her work and about the methodology she uses to develop her personal vision of the world.

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Georges Didi-Huberman talks about the problems regarding the way in which we see and interpret images.

EXTRA

We dig up some unreleased fragments of the interview with Beatriz Preciado about Carol Rama that we were unable to include the first time around.

SPECIALS

David Crowley looks at Oskar Hansen's links to the twentieth-century Polish electroacoustic scene, and the role of the experimental radio studio in Warsaw at the time.

CURATORIAL

In this tenth instalment, Chris Cutler looks at the human voice and its aesthetic reinventions.

SON[I]A

Beatriz Preciado takes us on a discursive tour through Carol Rama's career.

EXTRA

We dig up some unreleased fragments of the interview with Joan Fontcuberta that we were unable to include the first time around

SON[I]A

Alicia Kopf on her use of metaphors such as the inability to enter her house, conquering a summit, and the exploration of polar regions.

SPECIALS

Joan Fontcuberta talks about the processes by which photography is incorporated into the art world, about post-photography, and about his works in the MACBA Collection.

SPECIALS

Radio Tomate has gone down in history as one of the main players in the French free radio scene of the late sixties.

CURATORIAL

This mix by Chris Culter explores extended techniques for percussion and winds.

SON[I]A

Antonio Gagliano talks about his projects, his relationship to drawing and to mind maps, and about how to generate tools, protocols and blueprints that can help us to navigate the archives and repositories of our time.

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.

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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.

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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

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