AADK SONORA is our new project co-funded by Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation for a 3 years period.

This school for experimental sound has four action lines:

Action 1
Experimental Music classes integrated in the Municipality Music School of Blanca.

Action 2
Tools of Innovation in Musical Pedagogy.

Action 3
Experiences of Collective Creation in Relation to the Territory.

Action 4
This is Not a Sound Art Master

You can read more about this in following link: AADK SONORA dossier

Open Studios November 2017

This Saturday, November 25th at 8:30pm, AADK Spain opens Centro Negra to the public to show the research processes of the Artists in Residence.



Sebastian and Nefeli present a working draft of a choreographic piece. In it, they reflect over the idea of multiplicity and over the conception of Queer. They display and put into action  a series of movements, gestures, and materials through which they intend to dissect the polyvalence of both terms.

Throughout her residency, Gona detaches from her traditional background in Korean painting. She translates her academic knowledge and her classic materials (Korean ink and paper) to new means and elements, creating pieces were she explores the human morphology from a more experimental perspective.

Paula works around the idea of deconstruction. She intends to determine how much of the initial meaning is still imprinted when something is disassembled. Her process begins exploring different materials, and choosing techniques that reinforce the idea of form and counterform: rubbing, stenciling, engraving, printing. Through them, she creates a catalogue of material samples that she later uses as constructive elements of her installation pieces.


More info: Open Studios November 2017 Dossier

Open Studios October 2017

Next Saturday, October 28, at 9:00 p.m., AADK opens Centro Negra to the public to show the research processes of the artists in residence.

Campo Creative Studio: Roxana Roxana Pérez Méndez and Mario Manuel Marzán (Puerto Rico / USA) will share a few video works dealing with absurdity and impotence.

Gabrielle Zimmermann (Stuttgart) develops an interactive installation wrapped in a sound landscape which places the visitor between the essential and the residual, the playful and profound.

Nicolás Dardano (Buenos Aires) shows a laboratory of sound and light feedback based on the temporal pattern of the bells of the church of Blanca, Giuliana Grippo (Buenos Aires) shows us an installation in which it restores a series of elements that reflect natural events with a strong formal aspect.

Antonio Pagán Buendía and Adriana Da Silveira will activate a space through a dialogue with the mountain.


More info: Open Studios October 2017 Dossier

Press conference


The following October 19th at 12:30pm we will do a press conference to talk about:


-Artists in Residence

-AADK Sonora (our new proyecto supported by Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation)


Afterwards we invite to all audience and journalists to eat “Migas” at Centro Negra’s canteen.



Free Improvisation with Josep Lluís Galiana -SONORA-

Free Improvisation
The big game of sonic roaming

Introduction to the essentials of free musical improvisation

Workshop guided Josep Lluís Galiana (www.joseplluisgaliana.com)

Target group: specially for professional and amateur musicians, but also for any other people interested in sonic knowledge.

Essential to provide instrument, be it musical, body, texts, sound objects…

Development of creativity and expressiveness and the manifestation of our emotions, sensitivity and intuition by creating improvised sound situations.

For more details, please check our Dossier or contact us lab@aadk.es

New Project: SONORA School of Sound Experimentation

SONORA is a School of Sound Experimentation established at Centro Negra, in Blanca (Murcia, Spain), in the rural environment of the Ricote Valley.

A project runned by AADK Spain, co-created and directed by artist-educator Selu Herraiz. Co-produced by Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation, which will financially support the initiative over a period of three years.

Its main aims are: to foster the development of musical pedagogy through creation, to encourage new ways of learning and contemporary thinking based on sound experimentation, as well as the cultural dynamization of the Ricote Valley. The project seeks to generate a sense of community through collective creation, playing and reflection –addressing issues of gender, cultural diversity as transversal axes– to promote attitudes of collaboration, trust and respect. Thus, Sonora wishes to facilitate transformative experiences through sound, to build other imageries and stimulate  awareness of acoustic ecology.


Cartographies September 2017


This September, AADK Spain, extends its cartographies by exhibiting the work of its artists in new events and contexts.

IV International Encounter of Dance Film and Performance.
Elena Azzedin presents and discusses about the selected piece by Daniel Gwirtzman, developed during AADK Spain Residency Program: “Terrain”
Date/time: Thursday 21st Sep. at 3:30 p.m.
Place: Sala Matilde Salvador – LA NAU Centre Cultural de la Universitat de València. Valencia
Link: www.videodance.blogs.upv.es

Mobile Festival Stockholm by Björn Säfsten
Presentation of work produced by Abraham Hurtado, “we can’t cross the line, we must go forward”
Sound by: Josman P# | Costumes: Pedro Lobo
with the participation of Samuel Draper, Aleksandar Georgiev and Hanna Strandberg.
Co-produced by: Säfsten Produktion
Date/time: 22nd Sep. at 7:00 p.m.
Place: Ericsonhallen, Estocolmo
Link: www.ericsonchoralcentre.se

Congress to Imagine the Mediterranean (22-23 Sep.) IVAM. Institut Valencià d’Art Modern.
Communication of the selected paper “Mirage and Dystopia: artistic projects on the socio-political context of the Mediterranean. Artists-in-residence of AADK Spain” by Elena Azzedín
Date/time: Friday 22nd Sep. at 12:30 p.m.
Place: IVAM (Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern), Valencia
Link: www.ivam.es


Open Studios 26th August 2017

Next Saturday, August 26th, at 9:30 pm, AADK Spain opens Centro Negra to the public to show the research processes of the artists in residence:

Marynes Ávila (Buenos Aires/Melbourne) is a multidisciplinary artist, who creates works that respond to the context and the community by implementing the use of “multiplicity as connection systems” in public spaces. Miguel Aparicio (Granada/Madrid), conducts a research centered on sound, taking field recordings and generating new sound compositions as well as developing their materialisation in installation format. Juliana España Keller (Montreal/Melbourne) will perform with Úrsula Bravo and Josman Canyon, generating a live audiovisual installation, whose narrative reflects the body as landscape, and as a post-human and animal entity.




Schedule and locations of the sound installation::
Friday August 25th and Saturday August 26th
Charter Supermarket, from 7pm to 9pm Heladería Blanca, from 8h to 10h
Heladería Paco, from 9h to 11h
Día Supermarket, from 7pm to 9pm
Kevin Food, from 9pm to 11pm
Bar Loba, from 9pm to 10pm
Sandy Supermarket, from 7pm to 9pm
Tobacco Jesus, from 7pm to 9pm
Conchi Vegetables, from 7pm to 9pm
Ferretería Gran Vía, from 7pm to 9pm

‘Unitatis’ Detail II ©Marynes Avila