SAVVY TOURS IN SAVVY TONGUES
Tours through the Exhibition
With Dang A Dang Radio
With Anna Jäger and Lynhan Balatbat-Helbock
|With Dang A Dang Radio
With Manuela García Aldana
|With Lili Somogyi
|With Manuela García Aldana and Lili Somogyi
EXHIBITION On Show 19.03.–09.04.2023 Thursday–Sunday 14:00–19:00
[Please note: Due to the programme on 25.03.2023, the access to the exhibition is partially limited]
FREE ENTRANCE Donations welcome
ACCESS Our space is accessible by wheelchair
Join us for a tour with the curators and the SAVVY team through our exhibition LAKBAYAN: Voices of resistance from the Philippines. Dang A Dang Radio shows a collection of protest music and sonic expressions of dissent and sociopolitical struggles in the Philippines. Through a sampling of the archive through “listening stations” with additional text and visual material, it will enrich the contemporary understanding of protest through the vibration, frequency, and tonality of voice, sound and music.
The exhibition will present an inter-generational selection of sounds from the classics of the First Quarter Storm movement, a period of civil unrest in the 1970s, to the current generation of activists and musicians, accompanied by background information and context through materials like songbooks, liner notes, posters, and photographs from the collection of Dang A Dang Radio, and other progressive organizations. Drawing from the spirit of the Lakbayan, the exhibition will “transport” the stories of struggle from the peripheries, not as an appeal for mercy, but in a call for solidarity.
The exhibition will map the themes and sectors represented in the archive and how they are reflected in the music and other audio materials featured. It hopes to show not just worsening conditions and oppression, but also the sound of movements gaining strength and building political power.
ARTISTIC DIRECTION Renan Laru-an
CURATION & Research Dang A Dang Radio
Curatorial Assistance Manuela García Aldana & Onur Çimen
General Management Lema Sikod, Lynhan Balatbat-Helbock
Project Management Lili Somogyi
Communications Anna Jäger
Graphic Design Aditi Kapur
HANDOUT DESIGN Lili Somogyi
SPATIAL DESIGN Nancy Naser Al Deen
SAVVY.doc Onur Çimen, Sagal Farah
ART HANDLING Ayham Kayal, Rafał Łazar, Waylon D’Mellon
TECH Bert Günther
LIGHT Emilio Cordero
Collaboration This project is the seventh collaboration between SAVVY Contemporary and MaerzMusik, curated by Dang A Dang Radio.
Funding The project is funded by MaerzMusik 2023