Mhamad Safa

Mhamad Safa is a sound producer, architect and researcher, based between London and Beirut. His work focuses on the sonic make-ups of multi-scalar spatial and techno-scientific conditions. He explores their intersections with aural traditions, subcultural practices and environments of conflict. He was a fellow at Ashkal Alwan HWP in 2018. He graduated from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London, and is currently a Phd candidate in International Law at the University of Westminster. Safa has shown individual and collaborative artwork and performances at Goethe-Institut Lebanon, Beirut; Arab Center for Architecture, Beirut; the Institute for Contemporary Art, London; the Centre for Research Architecture, London, and the Sharjah Architecture Triennial among others.

COUNTERSONICS: RADICAL SONIC IMAGINARIES, Mhamad Safa and Gascia Ouzounian in conversation was an event held At The Showroom on Tuesday 8 March 2022, 6.30-8.30pm.

This conversation was co-presented by The Showroom and Gascia Ouzounian. It forms part of the public programme for Haig Aivazian: All of your Stars are but Dust on my Shoes at The Showroom.

Countersonics: Radical Sonic Imaginaries is funded by the European Research Council, as part of the project *Sonorous Cities (grant no.: 865032).


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