Announcing The Winners Of BMR: Berlin 2018…

Since the program launched in 2015, Border Movement Residency has worked with over 10 artists creating residency experiences that are customised around the individual needs of artists. The aim of the program has always been to create meaningful and relevant creative exchanges between musicians in South Asia and Germany.

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NEWS - 16. April 2018   CITY - Berlin Project - Border Movement Residency

Music Is A Great Way To Connect With Our Past: David Monnin

“I think it all depends on what you want to express through your art,” says Berlin-based French DJ and producer David Monnin as he explains why the identity of a being has both creative and an anti-creative influence in the process of making art. “You can’t ever completely dissolve your identity. Most of us have grown up within a social and cultural universe that we can’t really escape. Even if you manage to dissolve it for a short moment, it will always come back and leave a mark on your work.”

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NEWS - 23. March 2018   CITY - Berlin ARTIST - SHE'S DRUNK Project - Border Movement Residency

Sub_Sequence: Pushing Creative Boundaries

Image credit: Malaka MP

On 3 December 2017, over 100 people gathered at the Goethe-Institut in Colombo, Sri Lanka to bear witness to a distinctive, idiosyncratic performance: Sub_Sequence where 5 individuals performed a live, collaborative audio-visual set.

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NEWS - 14. March 2018   CITY - Colombo

Boxout In Transit: Pakistan Edition

boxout.fm may have launched under a year ago, but it feels like India’s first-ever independent
online community radio station has been around for much longer. Through various initiatives
(boxoutwednesdays, boxoutsessions, theplug.news) outside of the radio station, they’re
challenging the idea of what they truly are and can be; this could not be truer with their boundary-pushing initiative ‘Boxout in Transit’.

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NEWS - 28. February 2018   CITY - Karachi

Reflections: BMR Berlin #6 With FILM

Image: still from a video by Pablo Lauf

The sixth Berlin based Border Movement residency saw New Delhi based producer and DJ Sanil Sudan aka FILM get selected to spend 2 months in Berlin…

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NEWS - 22. February 2018   CITY - Berlin ARTIST - FILM Project - Border Movement Residency

Adventures in Tehran: A Conversation With Dan Bodan

Image credit: Dan Bodan

“I was supposed to stay longer, but I was told by the German Embassy before I went to extend my visa that I shouldn’t bother because they’d spoken to “someone who would know” and they almost definitely weren’t going to extend my stay.”

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NEWS - 15. February 2018   CITY - Berlin ARTIST - Dan Bodan Project - Border Movement Residency

Reflections: BMR Berlin #5 With Sandunes

The fifth Berlin based Border Movement residency saw Mumbai based producer and artist Sanaya Ardeshir aka Sandunes get selected to spend 2 months in Berlin…

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NEWS - 07. February 2018   CITY - Berlin ARTIST - Sandunes Project - Border Movement Residency

I Had Some Resistance To The Nightlife Aspect Of Berlin: Sandunes Unravels Her BMR Experience

Image credit: Sanaya Ardeshir

At one point during her stint in Berlin, Sandunes — aka Sanaya Ardeshir — got so sucked into a specific piano piece she was working on that she needed an intervention.

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NEWS - 05. February 2018  

Reflections: BMR Berlin #4 With Alien Panda Jury

In 2016 we launched a new residency initiative called BMR to create meaningful and relevant opportunities for music makers from South Asia and Germany. Over the course of 2016 and 2017  BMR invited 6 South Asian artists to Berlin for 2 months and have hosted 3 Berlin based artists in South Asian cities.

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NEWS - 02. February 2018   ARTIST - Alien Panda Jury Project - Border Movement Residency

Call For Applications: Border Movement Residency Berlin 2018

Image credit: Daniel Arthur Panjwaneey

Applications for Border Movement Residency (BMR) Berlin 2018 – a unique 2 month tailor made program for musicians from South Asia are now open.

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NEWS - 01. February 2018   Project - Border Movement Residency


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