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Sigaw, ______, (echo)

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Two women stand surrounded by ribbons and echoes


Anna B. Gatdula, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of musicology in the Department of Music at UNC Chapel Hill. She performs with voice and music technology.
Venazir Martinez is a Filipino visual anthropreneur, and a street muralist. Her first international solo show HILA-BANA: ESPASYO TEMPORAL will be at the John Hope Franklin Center, Duke University, North Carolina on 6 October 2023.



“Because so much depends upon vacuous speech, and so sometimes it is best to refrain from all human voice; because when we sit with ourselves, there is just air, just light, and this is how we will learn to listen—” writes Barbara Jane Reyes, Bay Area Pinay poet, author, and educator.

In this performance artwork two Pinay artists meet to grapple with the distances of diaspora, language, and medium. They listen through the translations of voice and matter despite the intervals between sigaw/echo. With sound as just air and painting as just light, they come together as an ekphrastic practice to create, to converse, to listen.



Please plan to arrive early as parking on campus can be tricky. Learn more about parking and directions to UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus.


This event is co-sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center.


October 10
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Person Hall
181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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