Theresa Beyer


Theresa Beyer lives in Bern, Switzerland and is a music journalist, ethnomusicologist and cultural producer. Since she joined Norient in 2011, she has worked for its online magazine, managed different projects, co-edited Out of the Absurdity of Life – Globale Musik (Traversion 2012) and Seismographic Sounds –Visions of a New World (Norient Books 2015) and co-curated the exhibition "Seismographic Sounds". 

In collaboration with Norient and the University of Basel, Theresa is currently working on a three-year project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) that focuses on sharing ethnomusicological research with the public. She covers world and contemporary music as a radio journalist for Swiss Radio SRF 2 Kultur.

Beats of the Antonov

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Tue 02.02.2016, 17:00

Film by Hajooj Kuka, talk with Sarah Abunama-Elgadi aka Alsarah. Host: Theresa Beyer

Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Wed 03.02.2016, 16:00

Film by Christopher Kirkley, followed by a talk with the director. Host: Theresa Beyer

Sampling – Strategies and Ethics of Working with Local Sounds

Kunstquartier Studio 1, Sat 06.02.2016, 15:00

Panel with Bernard Clarke, Nkisi, Mikael Seifu, Emily Bick, Anja Schwarz. Host: Theresa Beyer.