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workshop series and sound performance

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5 x 2:00min
disguised instruments, various random objects, computer, PA, lighting, stop watch
2006
play clip from live recording (2:04min)

“SWEEEPING UP THE SWOOOSH” was the second project I was able to realise during my residency at Aomori Contemporary Art Centre.

It consisted of a series of audio workshops, held on a weekly basis from late September through November 2006, open to musicians, artists and the general public. In addition, there was a one-day workshop for children. The regular meetings resulted in a collaboration with dancer and performer Emiko Suzuki and a joint performance on the closing day of the resident artists' exhibition. The performance was staged inside my installation “THE INTESTINES OF POTENTIAL”.

It consisted of five short pieces lasting 2 minutes each. Using a stopwatch, an assistant signaled the beginning and the end of each segment. The aim was to create a dramatic arc within this short timespan through minimalist musical gestures.