La Suite
Within
Un-Drum
Reverse Session
Tarek Atoui
Un-drum

This work is an intense and physical electronic sound performance. It draws upon the 3 days of arrest and torture I experienced during the July 2006 war on Lebanon, during ...

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On and from Tarab

Exploring Tarab, both as a traditional form of music and an Arabic word to describe the emotional effect music has on the listener, Atoui is inviting fourteen internationally renowned musicians ...

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On Instruments

For dOCUMENTA (13) Atoui extends these preoccupations by placing himself in situations that challenge the orthodox understanding of instrument, performance, and sound-production techniques.
Three iterations of his work unfold as ...

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I/E


I/E is a collective instrument and housed inside a sound-proof shipping container that can become a studio space, a listening station, and a performance platform. Placed in an exterior ...

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WITHIN


Tarek Atoui’s project WITHIN tackles the ways in which deafness can influence our understanding of sound performance, its space and instrumentation. Initiated in 2012 and enhanced by the collaboration ...

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The Reverse Collection / The Reverse Sessions


Reversing the order in which instruments are usually created, Tarek Atoui took the sounds of a collection of ethnic musical instruments from The Dahlem Museum as a starting point for ...

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