MAHAPIX

Copyright MahaWorks &
Lazara Rosell Albear 2018

"the art ensemble of brussels" is a collective of improvisers living and working in Brussels.
They have formed different constellations in different project during the 15 years of
knowing each others. This ensemble is formed by very peculiar individuals that have
dedicated years of research on extended techniques with strong instant composing
abilities and performatic presence. A proposal on the convergence of the
performing arts with the visual arts, noise and contemporary music in the creation of
sensible and resonant spaces.

The name certainly rings big bells. No fear intended. Foremost we are simply and
extremely delighted to enter in dialogue with each other which is only possible
because of the strength and mutual recognition of each individual inner discourse
and our will to share our world with you.

In other words, a humorous and 'in the spirit of' reappropriation with a focus on sound
design, vibrations, poetry, performativity, shifting the tissues of time and space,
beyond, post, geopolitical enough. Resilience.

"the art ensemble of brussels" is Audrey Lauro (alt sax - voice), Sofia Kakouri, (performance - pocket trumpet), Pierre Michel Zaleski (voice performance), Jan Pillaert (tuba), Lazara Rosell Albear (drums - pocket trumpet), Guillaume Maupin (voice performance), Peter Jacquemyn (contrabass).

photos by Eric Mersch, Kristien Daem, TAEOB, Reinout De Vos.

links of live recordings:
on vimeo
Wiels studio session
https://vimeo.com/195098735

Wiels performance Finissage exhibition "Something Stronger Than Me" (WIP version 1)
https://vimeo.com/262428803
password: wie

on bandcamp
https://congrisdetachedlab.bandcamp.com/album/the-art-ensemble-of-brussels-live-at-atelier-mommen
https://congrisdetachedlab.bandcamp.com/album/the-art-ensemble-of-brussels