Dirar Kalash + Olie Brice + Andrew Lisle
Palestinian musician and sound artist Dirar Kalash is joined by Olie Brice on bass and Andrew Lisle on drums for an intimate gig at SJQ.
Dirar Kalash is a musician and sound artist whose work spans a wide range of musical and sonic practices within a variety of compositional and improvisational contexts. His performative and compositional approaches to instruments, techniques, and aesthetics are highly political as they challenge dichotomies, hierarchies, and binary logics of new/old and west/east as tools of cultural imperialism and hegemony. The methods he uses are based upon his research into the intersections and relationships of music and sound with other contexts such as language, architecture, mathematics, visual arts and further social and human sciences. His regular solo and collaborative performances include but are not limited to audio-visual performances, free jazz groups, electro-acoustic ensembles, analog electronics (“experimental / noise”), and solo piano and oud projects.
For this gig Dirar will be performing on guitar alongside Olie Brice on bass and Andrew Lisle on drums.