Sounding Carpet & Magnified Face

Version one:The found score of carpet and interactive carpet.The Sounding carpet is an interactive sound art project for a Kurdish carpet. It uses interactive sound art; the audience can dig their fingers into the carpet to connect, transform, and decode the carpet symbols from the past into the present by listening to radio noises. Duration is flexible. The documentation is from the festival Space21 for sound art and experimental music, where I am a founder and curator of the festival. Place: Erbil and Slemani – Southern Kurdistan (Kurdistan-Iraq) on April 19–26, 2018.

The Magnified Face (MF) is for using the Kurdish carpet as a graphic score for telepathically performance. The duration is flexible. The initial performance was organised by ADK Berlin and curated by Julia Gerlach for a symposium revolve around John Heartfield and the concept of Found Footage. “The Magnified Face” was performed by Jennifer Walshe (voice), Tomomi ADACHI (voice), and Hardi Kurda (Radiola Springs, prepared viola with small radio circuits and springs) on June 19th, 2020, telepathically, online.