The listening room

*use headphones for sound recordings*



Nairobi-Frankfurt | 12.09.2021



Doorbell on ceremony day | 10.06.2021 | 8am


Atonal: The knife sharpener | 30.05.2021


Shortwave radio + projector remote control | 06.07.2021


Tangazo: Polio vaccine announcement via megaphone | 20.05.2021



  • Annea Lockwood/A Film About Listening: dir. Sam Green
  • FOR RUTH: by Annea Lockwood dedicated to Ruth Anderson
  • -Lives Seen and Unseen: Bojana Cvejić
  • The Tidal Sense: Signe Lidén



Electric Kettle boiling hard water | 14.11.20
Tangazo: Covid-19 research participation via megaphone | 16.12 20 | 3pm
Shepherd in Ngong: 24.11.20 | 11am
Slide projector humming
Defrosting Freezer: 30.08.20 | 10am-7pm

  • -The next revolution will not be funded: Ruth Wilson Gilmore
  • -Fanon and national culture: Wandia Njoya
  • -Audiogyan podcast: Goan architecture and more with Meetu Akali
  • Imagine Otherwise: Tina Campt on Listening to Images
  • Phonic Substance: Arthur Jafa
  • -Hyènes OST: Wasis Diop
  • -Wildebeest stampede
  • -A game of hide & seek and ‘Red light/Green light’
  • Mind and soul 5: Do Kenyan schools teach only theory?: Wandia Njoya
  • FESTAC ’77: PASS playlist-Chimurenga
  • Desert Island Discs– Professor Stuart Hall
  • -Bank & visa queue number call-out machine
  • -Julius Eastman
  • Deluxe Edition Double CD set: The Laurence Rassel Show. The Post-Feminist Radio Drama Assassinated Before Broadcast: Laurence Rassel & Terre Thaemlitz
  • DVD: En Atendant & Cesena: A Choreographer’s Score- Interviews with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Björn Schmelzer by Bojana Cvejić; Recording & editing by Olivia Rochette & Gerard-Jan Claes


Rain in Nairobi: 29.04.19 | 20:53



  • -Laurie Anderson
  • -Pauline Oliveros & Ione
  • -Éliane Radigue
  • -Podcast: ArtAsiaPacific: Reading Raqs
  • -Podcast: Corpus: a podcast about visual arts in Eastern Africa. Hosted by Nyambura Mutanyi & Don Handa
  • -Storytelling: Bizuayehu and Tarik by Robel Temesgen
  • -Podcast: Nipe Story: Tribute to Binyavanga Wainaina by Billy Kahora
  • Vinyl: Tribute to Mzee Kenyatta: St. Stephens Church Choir-Conducted by Darius Mbela
  • Podcast: Otherwise: Episode 86: The New Curriculum
  • NTS Live


Projector humming



Poetry by J.Ivy


Original sound module embedded inside Ebony magazine c.2005


Black history can’t be confined by one month

Because Black history is made every single day

In so many different ways

From the baby sitter to the surgeon

From the musician to the teacher, the student, the astronaut, the poet, the preacher

Those remind the world how beautiful Black really is