Sound Development City 2016: 12 Artists Selected

12 participants working on 10 projects were selected for the 5th edition of Sound Development City.

The international jury — Gema Melger (Matadero Madrid, Madrid), Hassan Darsi (La Source du Lion, Casablanca), Esther Eppstein (message salon, Zurich), alongside the project partners Gianmarco Marchetta (Sound Development, Zurich) and Martin Heller (Heller Enterprises, Zurich) — had the task to select a dozen participants out of a total of 424 qualified applications.

The main criteria were artistic quality and originality. Additionally, a focus was laid on a research-based approach, and a heterogeneity regarding the projects' topics, as well as the participants' artistic and cultural backgrounds.

The participants of the Sound Development City expedition 2016 are:

Further information, such as the artists' biographies and project descriptions can be found on the Sound Develoment ity website. The 5th Artist Expedition will take place in Madrid, Casablanca and in-between from September 6 - 25, 2016.