Hardi Kurda | Föreningen svenska tonsättare
Hardi Kurda is composer, sound artist, improviser and PhD candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London. Hardi explores found scores that is an already exist data and informations from everyday materials and object through speculative listening; deep seeing things inside listening, especially listening in the time of crisis, a very specific listening experience when Hardi explored during his illegal journey to Europe. Therefore, he uses found score to questions the politics of composition and listening, especially when it is urgent and illegal. Hardi’s latest works have been performed at the ADK in Berlin together with Jennifer Walshe and Tomomi ADACHI, Space21 festival, where he founded in 2017 for sound art and experimental music, Kurdistan in Iraq. Hardi is the fifth scholarship holder of the Radio Art Residency in Halle, Germany in 2020. Recently, he received a new commission from the Swedish Art Council for his project The Illegal Performance.
Photo credit by Marcus-Adreas Mohr