In the organizer's words:
asi-mmet-ric Konzert #7
BEBAWINIGI im Weltempfänger Hostel & Café
A musical and performative project created by Virginia Quaranta aka Bebawinigi. It is an all-around experiment. She experiments with a wide variety of genres to create something new; she experiments with instruments but also with any objects that could make an interesting sound; above all she experiments with her voice and theatricality through a broad range of different timbres, vocal registers and colours; lastly she experiments with verbal language often preferring her own personal “grammelot” (an invented language) over Italian or English.
According to the artist, the name Bebawinigi represents the graceless, grotesque, disturbing and inexorably imperfect creature that lies in each one of us, which we try to get rid of when we become adults, but which will always be a part of us.
Rolling Stone (Oct 2022)
" A powerful flow of energy and suggestions always poised between an intimate and a more overwhelming dimension, a balanced mix of grotesque comedy, aggression and lyricism"
Sonic Abuse (Oct 2022)
"Sounds, at least at times, like Mike Patton and Bjork had a daughter.
The album truly sounds like nothing else out there. It’s as shocking as if the explorers in Star Trek were to find aliens that are genuinely alien, rather than humanoids who conveniently speak English, and I can’t escape the feeling that, in hearing Stupor I underwent an experience not dissimilar to those lucky souls who heard The Velvet Underground or Glenn Branca when they first emerged...