Thursday, 29.February. Workshop: Sound Stories Silent Site with Anton Kats

Dates: Thursday, February 29th

Time: 16:00-19:00

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Register now at until February 26th.


Sound Stories Silent Site is a performative laboratory for improvised music and

storytelling; a sonic playground where everyone is invited to step in and set aside a formal

understanding of sound, composition, performance and writing.


Sound Stories Silent Site wonders how a collective ethics of a place sounds, especially when

inspired by difference and contradiction. Embracing transmigration to dream and enact new

semi-fictional identities, the laboratory collectively envisions narratives of the self, other and the



The structure of the laboratory revolves around a sequence of collaborative and interactive

modules. The improvised ensemble takes turns listening, tuning, field working, playing,

conducting and weaving sounds and narratives. You are invited to become part of a musical

ensemble that experiments with sound modules, synthesizers, storytelling and Orchestration.



The workshop is free of charge and open to max. 15 participants. No prior knowledge or skills

are needed. There is no age limit, but we wouldn’t recommend this workshop to kids under 10

years of age. We primarily welcome refugees, asylum seekers and disadvantaged migrants. All

necessary equipment will be provided by the artist and the organizers.


RSVP essential

Register now at until February 26th.



Anton Kats (Kherson, Ukraine) works as an artist and musician. His practice draws from the

everyday, inspired by the complex narratives of Satelite Island, a south-Ukrainian neighborhood

in the port city of Kherson. Kats develops responsive and site-specific projects exploring the

interdependencies of learning, migration and the non-normative. His works have been

presented at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, steirischer herbst, SAVVY Contemporary,

Serpentine Galleries and Tate Modern, among others. Kats took part in documenta14 and

performed at the Roskilde Festival, Fusion Festival and Sonic Acts. He was awarded a

practice-based PhD at Goldsmiths University of London and currently lectures at MA Spatial

Strategies at Kunsthochschule Weißensee. He is also a fellow of the Berlin Artistic Research

Programme 2024–25.


IG: @katsmonaut


About Archive of Belonging

Archive of Belonging (AOB) is a directory and archive for refugees, asylum seekers and

migrants. It brings together practical, cultural, and emotional resources to respond to the

question – after relocation, how can we begin to find a sense of belonging?



Image caption: Sound Stories Silent Site at House of World Cultures. Photo courtesy of the