Heptapod B - Arrival - Johan Johansson
Susan Philipsz untrained voice
From Figgate Burn to Burnstane Burn
Hum, breath, whisper
Rising sea levels
Storm Surge - Superstorm
Salt pans - coal - 1950
The storm surge in the UK (and Europe) of 1953
The bandstand is a lookout, a time capsule, a meditation space, a ritualised space, a mourning space
How can we face the future of unpredictable weather that we have brought on ourselves?
Updated: May 12
Sketches 1&2 would use the speaker pictured below.
Setup 1 The audience is sat in a chair behind a curtain, this will increase the intimacy and attention they give to the sound work. The lighting is two spotlights to increase the drama of the space and heighten the sense. The speakers hang from the ceiling and sit at head height, the audience is meeting the sound.
Setup 2 Does a similar thing to set up 1 but having the audience stood up, in a larger space gives more freedom for them to walk around the sound, again giving them another perspective on the work and a choice to move into the shadows of the space that not in the spotlight.
Setup 3 This sketch is an adaptation, which uses speakers on stands, I can test this set. up in the studio at ECA.