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call for workshop participants: SONIC MMABOLELA
03/24/2014 · admin


2nd Annual Workshop/Residency for sound artists & composers at Mmabolela Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa

17-30 November 2014

Conceived and directed by Francisco López (

Coordination and logistics by James Webb (

‘Sonic Mmabolela’ is a 2-week workshop/residency for professional and semiprofessional sound artists and composers with previous experience in the area of sound experimentation and field recordings. It takes place at Mmabolela Reserve, in the Limpopo province of South Africa, right at the border with Botswana. It involves field work, studio work and theoretical/discussion presentations. The workshop/residency has a special focus on creative approaches to the work with field recordings, through an extensive exploration of natural sound environments. It does not have a technical character but is instead conceived and directed towards then development and realization of projects of sonic creation by the participant artists/composers with the field recordings gathered.


Dates workshop/residency: November 17th – 30th, 2014

Deadline for registration: July 15th,  2014

[but open only until filling the limited maximum capacity of 14 participants]


Detailed information here: