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Say Something!

This is the second edition of OORtreders Festival, focusing on communication through sound and music. What can we say with sound? When do words fall short, when does music say more than language? The programme explores various musical possibilities for exchanging simple and more complex sound signals. Sounds from afar, resounding in public space or soft, almost inaudible messages: acoustic and digital signals come in various forms and with different meanings. The programme brings together a selection of contrasting new and existing work. From the primitive sound of two stones banging against each other to the complex network of signals in which human beings, like walking antennae, constantly interact with each other and their environment. Somewhere between a concert and a walk, the programme investigates communication today and goes in search of new connections.