Ali Chakav is an interdisciplinary artist and sound researcher/performer, based in London. He graduated his Diploma with a focus on environmental sound and urban auditory culture at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne-Germany. Through the use of different methods and mediums, his works concentrate on artistic investigations into the echoic collective memory in indistinguishable layers in the environment. His work has been experienced through solo and group exhibitions and performance at various galleries, museums, concert spaces and festivals, including Schnütchen Museum Köln, Kunstmuseum Celle, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Kunstquartier Bethanien in Berlin, Landesvertretung NRW at the European Union in Brussels, European Media Art Festival in Osnabrück, Galerie Royal in München, IKLECTIK-art lab in London
The segregated room of the mind has a collective sound memory, being everywhere at a single time, with ears that don’t just hear but are creating diverse concepts in the enigmatic angles of the mind. Psyche and body are reflected facing the sound. Your mind absorbs the words of sounds (sound-word), and the voices of the words combine with your mind, The definitive moment of Sound and resonance. The rupture of the sound in the contract of silence. Sound events and incidents of sounds, the computing system of incidents and the incidents that computes us. Creating words and attracting the vocabulary of the sounds surround us in combination with your mind. And your mind means our mind.