Tiny Portraits - Siavash Amini

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Tiny Portraits:

Small renderings of place in memory and sound.

Sound and place are two terms often thrown together, but what actually connects the two? Sure places sound differently, or may shape the sounds that enter them in particular ways but in what ways is sound actually able to capture and convey place? Is place something to be captured at all?

In Listening to Noise and Silence, Salomé Voegelin talks of soundscape compositions occupying a site 'between preservation and invention' – an attempt by the composer or field recordist to retain the essence of a site inevitability results via the processes of recording, composition and listening in the creation of somewhere new.

Tiny Portraits asks each participant to dwell on these connections and disconnections between sound and place, representation and invention by starting somewhere small, somewhere overlooked or obscure, and to interrogate this site using sound.

In listening to these pieces we ask you to bring only some stillness and imagination, as together we create new places, connections and silences out of these traces of forgotten and hidden sites.

To stream this single: visit the Tiny Portraits map by Arash Akbari: www.flamingpines.com/tiny-portraits

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released October 14, 2015

All music by Siavash Amini
Mastering: 12k.

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A label focused on experimental ambient music from Sydney, Australia but now based in London.

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