The Music Chamber

édition 2023

Booth A30, artgenève/musique 2022

Saâdane Afif
Frédéric Bruly Bouabré
Natalie Czech
Jeremy Deller
Latifa Echakhch
Jenny Holzer
Richard Kongrosian
Natalie Rebholz
Hannah Weinberger
Denis Savary
Elisa Storelli
Hannah Weinberger
Aline Zeltner

Artistic director, Augustin Maurs
Co-curator, Catherine Othenin-Girard


The Music Chamber is a curated space that brings together sonic or music related artworks and performance within artgeneva.

For this edition, the Music Chamber shows the work of two invited artists, Saâdane Afif and Elisa Storelli, together with artists from the MAMCO collection, and in addition, a selection of artists brought by two invited projects: the Biennale Son Valais and Joyfully Waiting.

In this exhibition conducted by sound, the pieces are positioned around a “tuning ceremony” conceived in collaboration with the Ensemble Contrechamps and students of the ECAL Bachelor in Visual Arts. This game of call and response between artworks and live, recorded, electronic or analog sound, extends the exhibition to a polyphonic quest unfolding throughout different moments of the day. What shall we tune to?

THE MUSIC CHAMBER is part of artgenève/musique, artgeneva’s platform for sound, performance and ephemeral works. Since 2012, more than 40 new works and projects have been realized in and outside Geneva.

artgenève/musique events:

25 – 29.01.2023 (continuous), Booth A30 (THE MUSIC CHAMBER):
Caroline Bischoff, Emma Blanc-Germser, Anna Cocimarov, Tom Grbic, Marsaili Venus
Haas, Axel Mattart, Achille Meier, Romain Rochat, Julie Julot Wuhrmann
(ECAL Bachelor in Visual Arts)

26.01.2023, 3:00 pm, Booth A30 (THE MUSIC CHAMBER):
Exploration des registres (French horn, alphorn), Charles Pierron, Ensemble Contrechamps

26.01.2023, 3:30 pm, Booth A30 (THE MUSIC CHAMBER):
artgenève/musique presentation and talk Saâdane Afif:
Greeting byThomas Hug.
argenève/musique introduction by Augustin Maurs,
followed by Catherine Othenin-Girard.
Announcement Biennale Son Valais by Jean-Paul Felley.
Talk with Saâdane Afif and Matthias Sohr.
Record release Saâdane Afif features Dwarf Lift Dwarf.

26.01.2023, 7 pm, Booth A30 (THE MUSIC CHAMBER):
Exploration des registres (French horn, alphorn), Charles Pierron, Ensemble Contrechamps

27.01.2023, 10 pm, Motel Campo:
Concert Saâdane Afif features: “Dwarf Lift Dwarf sings Pirates Who’s Who”
Presented by artgenève/musique and Biennale Son Valais
Motel Campo, Rte des Jeunes 13, 1227 Carouge


In collaboration with the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Genève

Invited institutions and projects:
Biennale Son Valais
Ensemble Contrechamps
Joyfully Waiting
ECAL Bachelor in Visual Arts


Elisa Storelli
Atomistic, 2017 Kunstraum Walcheturm
© Lorenzo Pusterla

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