There is music that comes from another time and another space. Odete is a name that will invariably be evoked in an attempt to describe these new worlds. With no established aesthetic category, this hybrid state of his compositions is, in fact, the only possible way to achieve something genuinely visceral and beautiful. Recognized by the RExFORM – International Performance Project in 2020, her work goes beyond sound production, establishing a 360-degree look – where writing and visual arts are also key elements in her expression.
The Consequences of a Blood Language is a unique sensory narrative that emerged last September by Asian label Genome 6.66Mbp. A profound treatise on existence, and its inherent struggle, traversing virtual realities and reinterpreting an enigmatic history of humanity. All matter worthy of careful work, in which research and speculation, intellect and imagination, intersect, thus reaching a new dimension. Mere possibilities whose nature of Odete’s art reminds us and encourages us. A magnetic disc of energy and full of heart in which the term avant-garde hovers without any academic weight, if not for the boldness of ideas – and above all because it feels that this music has both ancestral and futuristic.
The concept of community has been a constant force throughout Odete’s journey. The Consequences of a Blood Language reinforces this once again, bringing from the beginning the participation of people like Farwarmth, Herlander, Pedro Mafama, among others. In this presentation at Galeria Zé dos Bois, Odete will have the visual collaboration of the collective 00:NEKYIA. In the after, the decks are left to BLEID and Ecstasya – until the lights go out. AT