7 pm zeitkratzer | Foyer
8.30 pm Pussy Riot | Auditorium
9.30 pm Matana Roberts & Chor der Kulturen der Welt | Auditorium
Push, pull, drink, blow, knock: The ensemble of soloists known for its hybrid music concept creates music where there is none—with furniture, bottles, and dry ice, freely inspired by La Monte Young, John White, Philip Glass, and Liam Mooney.
With situationist Punk performances and radical belligerence, the collective has been putting its fingers in Russia’s wounds since 2011, finally capturing the world’s attention following the arrest of three members for their “punk prayer” in a church. Since then they have pursued the vigorous politicization of their personal biographies.
Breathing also means raising one’s voice, questioning, challenging, refusing. Roberts, saxophonist, sound experimenter, and spokeswoman for a new maverick Jazz scene, has composed a choral work for No! Music which politicizes this basic bodily function.