Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the second round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

Kasiva Mutua at TEDGlobal 2017 in Arusha, Tanzania | Photo by Ryan Lash/TED

Our alumni continue to share their musical talent boldly, even in a year plagued by challenges

1. Kate NV (Russia) — ‘Room For The Moon’

2. Guedra Guedra (Morocco) — ‘Son of Sun’


Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the second round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

Jason Kunwar, OneBeat 2019 | Photo by Alexia Webster

Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the first round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

Blessing at OneBeat, 2014, Arcosanti, AZ | Photo by Hannah Devereux


Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the first round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

“Oye Mujer” Recording sessions at Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, 2019 | Photo by Flora Pimentel

From New Orleans to Lucerne, Switzerland Co-Artistic Director Elena Moon Park reflects on a few key Found Sound Nation projects throughout the years

1. Storytelling & Voice: NY2NO


Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the first round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

Jay Afrisando, OneBeat 2015 | Photo by Hannah Devereux

As a Kenyan in the world of composition, my musical journey has involved discovering other African classical composers that came before me

Stella Chiweshe performs at the Melkweg in 1988, Amsterdam, Netherlands. | Photograph by Frans Schellekens/Redferns

1. Ethiopian pianist/violinist, Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou (b. 1923).


Found Sound Nation’s Nyokabi Kariuki talks to the first round recipients of OneBeat’s Accelerator Grant

Justin at OneBeat, 2019 | Photograph by Alexia Webster


Found Sound Nation

Found Sound Nation is a collective that designs collaborative music projects. www.foundsoundnation.org

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