The Sonic Agent presents two nights to conjure our listening abilities aiming to capture and reflect on our changing times, conceptual formations of the audible within music and to highlight the evolution of sounds and music coming from the SWANA.
This first night presents a powerful double bill invoking formations of the audible and highlighting defiant voices from the SWANA.
Palestinian singer, songwriter and composer Haya Zaatry brings her debut album “Rahwan” to audiences in the UK for the first time. The album consists of songs transcending the complicated threads of history, time and geography to pay tribute to generations of mothers and matriarchs from the Levante.
Acclaimed Tunisian singer, composer and musician Badiaa Bouhrizi who sings in Modern Standard Arabic will present her distinctive vocal style and committed lyrics in her latest album “Kahru Musiqa”: an electrifying account of musical defiance.
The night will be sonically ended with a DJ set by Lebanese DJ and producer Sam Karam.
Supported by AFAC, The Culture Resource, Aga Khan Music Awards, The British Council, and A. M. Qattan Foundation.