Review – Eli Keszler at ‘Disappearing Berlin’ (Sept 2019)

Review – Eli Keszler at ‘Disappearing Berlin’ (Sept 2019)

It was September 15th, 2019, and the historic Kottbusser Tor parking lot was transformed into a resonant body. For 60 minutes we witnessed a furniture music concert: the concrete framing the space, time and sound. Marc Augé's 'no-places' were filled with the musique concrète of Eli Keszler as part of the cycle Disappearing Berlin. “Furniture [...]

Ellen Fullman and the long string instrument – A desire to connect in solitude

Ellen Fullman and the long string instrument – A desire to connect in solitude

"Learn to love solitude," said Andrei Tarkovsky as an example of resilience. That sophisticated process of learning and enjoying being with yourself. During these thirty-five days of solitude, my body and my head have become receptors of eclectic experiences. The mood swings are constant and acute episodes of mental sensitivity have led me to believe [...]

Éliane Radigue – The sustained liberation of the intermediate state

Éliane Radigue – The sustained liberation of the intermediate state

For days now, I have heard a steady ringing in my right ear. I have been isolated for twenty days. The relationship with my own sounds and those of my environment have become part of my routine. A pandemic reduced to a lockdown. This self-isolation has turned the streets into resounding spaces. The rain usually [...]