Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Bienal de Sao Paulo

Lawrence Abu Hamdan will be presenting a new version of his audiovisual installation π˜ˆπ˜§π˜΅π˜¦π˜³ π˜šπ˜π˜Ÿ at the 34th Biennial of SΓ£o Paulo. This work uses the sounds and stories from Abu Hamdan’s self-constructed sound effects library. The accoustic inventory, presented as an animated text projected on a sceen, is sourced from earwitness interviews the artist conducted, as well as from trial transcripts across the globe. A second version of the work exists as a performance, including a live mix of the sound effects, along with the artist’s implementation of a looping pedal. Titled π˜›π˜©π˜°π˜Άπ˜¨π˜© π˜π˜΅’𝘴 π˜‹π˜’𝘳𝘬, π˜šπ˜΅π˜ͺ𝘭𝘭 π˜ π˜šπ˜ͺ𝘯𝘨 and curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Paulo Miyada, Carla Zaccagnini, Francesco Stocchi and Ruth EstΓ©vez, the latest edition of the Biennial of SΓ£o Paulo opens on September 4th, 2021.

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