Mia Ghabarou is a composer, filmmaker and performer. In her exhibition gemini mood swings she invites the audience into a liquid structure of internal dialogues. In search for cohesion, Mia has created an ever-morphing composition, where bliss weighs in against disruption. Gentle implosions manifest in the brain and body of those who enter.
Mia Ghabarou has been composing music for theater, opera and independent performances. Her music carries a sense of theatrics as she creates immense ensemble concerts, combining music and performance. Ghabarou’s praxis revolves around the ‘shitty mix lifestyle’, an unkindness to the future self. By staging everyday mistakes, she lets them become new exaggerated realities.
GSM is a space for solo exhibitions that is defined by a time-slot and frequencies rather than a set of walls. The artists install their work in a space consisting of minutes on air. GSM is not a space specifically for artists that use sound as a medium but rather a place for transforming artists’ works into sonic encounters. Rethinking space and audience experience, GSM brings the exhibition to whatever space the audience finds themselves in. Whether that is in a jeep on a highway, issuing from a constructors radio on a building site or via airpods on an afternoon stroll.
Founded by Helena Aðalsteinsdóttir and Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir in 2017, GSM’s first exhibition series was hosted by the National Radio of Iceland and the second series ‘Messages from the Deep’ is hosted by Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee.
Image: Mia Ghabarou Visual: Susan van Veen
Artist / Organisation: GSM
Host: Joakim Derlow
Producer: Ash Walker
26-05-2021 at 21:00Links: