Tenderness, Death Valley and the Blues
Sonic Acts x JJJNNN
Andrea and Arif speak to Overexposed resident Arjuna Neuman about environmental struggles, tenderness, Death Valley and the Blues.
Overexposed is a podcast investigating pollution and its effects on everything living and non-living. The participants of the Sonic Acts OVEREXPOSED residency programme speak about artefacts that have moved their practice in a lasting way: from tenderness and floating schools to the Blues and The Last Angel of History.
Presented and produced by Andrea Gonzalez and Arif Kornweitz of Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee. With additional production by Monty Mouw.
Arjuna Neuman is is an artist, writer, and filmmaker based in Berlin. He works with the essay form with a multi-perspectival and experimental approach in which he explores the economic, social and ideological systems that shape our lived experiences. Selected projects include collaborations with Denise Ferreira da Silva on films and installations Serpent Rain (2016) and 4 Waters-Deep Implicancy (2019). His works have been shown at major biennials and exhibitions such as Berlin Biennial 10, Serpentine Gallery, Whitechapel, Sharjah Biennial, Bergen Assembly, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, etc. He also grows tomatoes and chillies in his studio.