no-input mixer, tapes, objects
Jassem Hindi was born in Saudi Arabia and studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Performer, sound maker, teacher, writer, his work extends internationally, involving mostly politically engaged work and the study of strange objects.
As a performer and as a maker he participates to the construction of political poems, using a hybrid technique made out of broken body practices, broken objects practices, broken sound practices.
As a musician, he is using mainly diverted machines, lo-fi field recordings, feedbacks, in the spirit of experimental music (Graham Lambkin, Andrea Neumann, Kevin Drumm, Jason Lescalleet) influenced by doom, video editing techniques and older masters in the likes of Alvin Lucier, Parmegiani or Bellini. In 2016 he has participated in the writing, performing and sound making of collaborative / shared authorship pieces: Murder Dance (last dates: Cork, Helsinki), future friend/ships (last dates: Hamburg, New York), Turbulence (last dates:Oslo, Berlin) and Zombies (last dates: Dublin, San Francisco)
He also recently made a sound installation for Angela Schubot’s Körper ohne Macht (HAU Berlin)
This year, among others, he collaborated with Keith Hennessy, Ida Larsen, Marie-Louise Stentebjerg, Ruairi Donovan, Angela Schubot, Hana Erdman, Rani Nair, Jeremy Wade and Mia Habib. He is the recipient of several grants and residency programs along with his partners, supported by Norway, Sweden, Germany, France, USA and a couple of curators – among which the Ystad Arts Museum. He is a Sweet and Tender collaborator.
He also teaches a variety of workshops about sound, performance and theory.