Rehab Hazgu

Artist Talk

Tuesday, 11 June, 2019 - 18:00

Another guest of Vašulka Kitchen Brno and Noise Kitchen Brno will be the artist, musician, community activist and designer Rehab Hazgui.


REHAB HAZGUI: hacking sound and biological systems

Rehab Hazgu will among other things present her experience with the organisation and development of community activities in Tunis and beyond its borders, what is the role of science, technology, biology and experiments in these activities, or with what geographically specific social or political obstacles it meets.

Research work

Rehab (b.Tunisian) is a transdiciplinary Designer and Artist who functions in-between community leadership & research with a core in the arts and in artistic methods. She has been actively producing community-base initiatives to explore the digital creation technologies and DIWO (Do It With Others) culture with considering Art, Science and Technology as a medium of citizen action in Tunisia.
Since the past 6 years, she is interested in learning opportunities related to facilitation, organizational and participatory practices of engaging in one's community and the different economies involved.
Her collaborative activities with the local community involved her as a founder of El Fabrika, a tunisian platform for experimental arts, alternatif design, research and activism.
In her work, Rehab explores experimental electronics and biohacking through electromechanical sound installations and Live performances involving modular synthesizers and handmade audio devices. Her art work interests, which are located in the cross section of art-technology-science, include practice based investigations into a combination of technology, biology, experimental electronics and philosophical questions concerning technological manipulation of living matter. The research engages with the fields of : art & science, biotechnologies, electronics, and music technology in connection to art, humans, non-humans, and society. Additionally to research work, the outcome of the research is in a form of process-based and participatory installations, programmed conceptual structures and workshops for adults and kids.