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Expats & Clandestines (OS​.​026)

by Chris Club V/s Saâdane Afif



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Ce disque est la transcription de trois sculptures par Saâdane Afif exposées dans
"Expats & Clandestines" une exposition de Dirk Snauert au Wiels, Bruxelles
(25 . 05 . 05 . 08 . 2007).
L'artiste a commandé les paroles à Devrim Bayar afin d'interpréter les travaux exposés.
Ces textes ont été interprétés par Chris Club pour créer les trois pièces musicales.

This record is the transcription of three sculptures by Saâdane Afif exhibited in
“Expats & Clandestines”, an exhibition by Dirk Snauert at the Wiels, Brussel
(25. 05 - 05. 08. 2007).
First, the artist commissioned lyrics to Devrim Bayar who provided personal interpretations
of the exhibited works. These texts have then been performed by Chris Club to create the following three music pieces.


released September 23, 2008

Optical Sound : OS. 026 / limited edition 500 ex
Saâdane Afif (LYRICS : Expats & Clandestines, 2008)
with the support of Wiels, Contemporary Art Centre,
Brussel & Xavier Hufkens, Brussel

All tracks composed, arranged and performed by
Eric Tabuchi, Arnaud Raquin & Solenn Morel
Recorded and mixed by Eric Tabuchi.
Mastering : Pierre-Yves Macé
Words by : Devrim Bayar
Graphic design : E.T


1 / Costume National (Devrim Bayar / Eric Tabuchi)
2 / More More (Devrim Bayar / Eric Tabuchi)
3 / Le Bar des Héros (Devrim Bayar / Arnaud Raquin)’


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