Elsa M'bala documentary film Curating Lab Musica

Introducing Sounds Now!

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New Music Conference 2023

Sounds Now at the New Music Conference 2023

with panelists Hanan Benamar, Remy Alexander, Teresa Diaz de Cossio and Filippos Raskovic — alumni of the 2022 Sounds Now Curating Diversity course

‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – 9 November 2023

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Glissando 43

Just released! Glissando #43, a collaboration with Sounds Now

Sounds Now is thrilled to have collaborated with Glissando magazine on their latest issue, focusing on diversity and curating in music and sound


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Promoting inclusion through curating

Sounds Now aims to actively stimulate inclusion by focusing on the curator’s social and artistic role in in contemporary classical music and sound art. Centering on three pillars of diversity —  gender/gender identity, ethnic and socio-economic background — the project includes a range of actions such as labs for curators, mentorship programs, artistic productions, symposia and research. Through these actions, Sounds Now seeks to open up the possibility for different experiences, conditions and perspectives to be defining forces in shaping the sonic art that reaches audiences today.

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Just released! Glissando #43, a collaboration with Sounds Now

Glissando 43 announcement

12.01 — 13.01.2024

Wilde Westen: Curating Lab 2024

Wilde Westen (BE)

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Sounds Now at the New Music Conference 2023

New Music Conference 2023

18.11.2023 — 30.11.2024

Advert – Laura Bowler

hmcf// (UK), November Music (NL), Time of Music (FI), Ultima (NO)

Laura Bowler - ADVERT

08.09.2021 — 30.11.2024

Eating a Man – Christian Winther Christensen

Spor (DK), November Music (NL), hmcf// (UK)

Eating a Man - Christensen - Spor festival

07.11 — 17.11.2023

PERSONHOOD – Jennifer Walshe

November Music (NL), hmcf// (UK)

Andreas Borregaard - PERSONHOOD

07.11.2023 — 31.10.2024

UMVA! – Aurélie Lierman & Silbersee

November Music (NL), Musica, Impulse Centre (BE)

Aurélie Lierman

22.10.2023 — 24.02.2024

Noise Uprising: Christophe Trapani

Transit (BE), November Music (NL), Wilde Westen (BE), hmcf// (UK)

Christophe Trapani