Ode to your frugal love affairs by Jasmina Al-Qaisi | SEMI SILENT

Ode to your frugal love affairs

Jasmina Al-Qaisi
A moan on mating burnouts

(2'43", 2018)

This sonic poem – in the absence of words – could be a participatory review for the abundance of dating apps rooted relationships with short expiration date. It contains reactions to matches on such apps, reflections to the essay The Agony of Eros by Byung-Chul Han, memory exhumations and sharp intimacy technicalities. The voice-voices disclose fragility as virtue and pain as spectacle as much as criticism and joy and pleasure as heart fitness.


Photo: Nicu Ilfoveanu, 2002


Jasmina Al-Qaisi is a visual and audio researcher, a cultural correspondent and poet working around love, food and their burdens.


A bedroom production played on the radio and beyond. Recorded, edited and mixed by Jasmina Al-Qaisi. Hosted by SEMI SILENT.

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