What does nature say? Myriam Van Imschoot, in the frame of the eighth edition of Burning Ice Festival – an acclaimed forum for scientists, policy-makers, farmers, activists and artists -, gives us a seductive and hilarious, but also troubling, answer through an original radiophonic artwork – her first group performance: What Nature Says.
Drawing on a variety of field recordings (she visited a zoo, discovered on walks in the woods birds that sound like chainsaws or in David Attenborough’s nature documentaries she found other examples of birds that sound like ringtones, lawn-mowers or car alarms, …), five performers – coming from the noise underground scene to pop – replicate these various sounds, using only their voices. The result is a sort of a cappella rendition of the planet’s soundscapes.
You will come home from Kaaistudio’s with even more questions.
BURNING ICE # 8
WHAT NATURE SAYS
Concept and direction: Myriam Van Imschoot
Sound installation: Fabrice Moinet and Myriam Van Imschoot
Performance and co-creation: Jean-Baptiste Veyret-Logerias, Caroline Daish, Anne Laure Pigache, Jakob Ampe, Mat Pogo
Light: Geni Diez, Kaaitheater
Co-production: Kunstencentrum Buda, Kaaitheater, Kunstenwerkplaats Pianofabriek
In collaboration with: PACT Zollverein
Supported by: the Flemish Government
Rue Notre-Dame du Sommeil, 81
Brussels, February 12, 2015 – 8h30 pm
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