Conference: Pop–Power–Positions

Conference: Pop–Power–Positions

EVENTS

From October 18 to 20, 2018, Norient co-presents a research conference around popular music in times of global networks. Featuring Ali Gul Pir (Karachi, Pakistan) and Umlilo (Johannesburg, South Africa).

A New Series Is Born: Sonic Fiction

A New Series Is Born: Sonic Fiction

EVENTS

In collaboration with the Rewire festival and Schauspielhaus Zürich Norient presents a new concert series with cutting-edge acts of today’s pop music on the theater stage. Vol. 1 with Jenny Hval and Ben Frost; Vol. 2 with Aïsha Devi and Tim Hecker.

Norient Co-Curates ISM Hexadome

Norient Co-Curates ISM Hexadome

EVENTS

The ISM Hexadome is an immersive 360° audiovisual exhibition combining art and technology and features nine audiovisual performances and installations from international artists. Norient presents two of them.

Seismographic Sounds – the Exhibition

Seismographic Sounds – the Exhibition

EVENTS

The first Norient exhibition showed and discussed contemporary video clips, tracks and sound art from around the globe. It has been touring from August 2015 to February 2017 around Switzerland, Germany and Italy.

Visions of a New World – South Africa

Visions of a New World – South Africa

BLOG

After London, Berlin, Cairo and Milano, we are excited to present our mixture of Live-Music and Music Discussions in South Africa. Join us in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, and follow up with our travel blog.

Seismographic Sounds – the Book

Seismographic Sounds – the Book

STORIES

The second Norient book «Seismographic Sounds – Visions of a New World» introduces you to a contemporary world of distinct music and music videos. Written by 250 scholars, journalists, bloggers and musicians from 50 countries.

Sonic Traces: From the Arab World – Release

Sonic Traces: From the Arab World – Release

AUDIO

Music, sounds and noises from the Arab World – The Norient Performance is out now! Collected and mixed by the Norient collective. Vinyl and digital.

Sonic Traces: From Switzerland

Sonic Traces: From Switzerland

EVENTS

Die Schweiz als Experimentierfeld: Norient editiert, manipuliert und performt die Schweiz.

Buch: Out of the Absurdity of Life

Buch: Out of the Absurdity of Life

ACADEMIC

Das erste Norient-Buch diskutiert Zeitfragen und Trends im globalisierten Musikschaffen zwischen Europa, Afrika, Lateinamerika, Asien und den USA.

Thementage «Musik und Globalisierung»

Thementage «Musik und Globalisierung»

EVENTS

Renommierte Wissenschaftlerinnen, Musikjournalisten und Musiker treffen sich vom 29.5 – 31.5.2012 in Bern und Zürich zu Künstlergesprächen, Konzerten, Vorträgen, Podiumsdiskussionen und Filmvorführungen.

Golden Beirut – New Sounds from Lebanon

Golden Beirut – New Sounds from Lebanon

BLOG

The first CD release by norient and Outhere Records focuses on a young generation of musicians from Beirut that is tired of war, fed up with politics, sick of religious madness, and angry about Euro-American exoticism.

Sonic Traces: From the Arab World

Sonic Traces: From the Arab World

EVENTS

Eine audio-visuelle Performance zu Musik, Lärm und Protest in der arabischen Welt. Rap, Death Metal, Indie Rock, Pop, Propaganda-Musik, Free Jazz, Musique Concrète und alte Schellack-Platten.

Norient Book Order Options

Norient Book Order Options

BLOG

Various options to order the Norient Book «Seismographic Sounds – Visions of a New World»