here.here on voice and electronics
IKLECTIK [off-site] presents,
here.here on voice and electronics: territorialise/deterritorialise/reterritorialise
with N.O. Moore, Lottie Sadd, Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, Yifeat Ziv
Thursday 29 April 2021 | 8pm (BST)
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This is the 7th iteration of the here.here series of streamed concerts after Greg Caffrey (IE, March 2021), Marie Cécile Reber (CH, Feb 2020), Gildas Quartet (UK, Oct 2019), Marcus Kaiser (DE, May 2019), Stefan Thut (CH, April 2019), Jessica Aslan and Emma Lloyd (UK, March 2019).
On this occasion, we are exploring what voice and electronics can do to each other in ‘a dialectical play between the organic and electronic’ (Tim Morton, 2013). Does any sound establish a territory as quickly and as thoroughly as the voice? At the same time, is there anything more fragile and unstable than the sound of the voice? This holding fragility is the focus of the two new works for voice and electronics performed here for the first time.
to copy the speech without saying it directly (Lottie Sadd, 2021)
performed by Lottie Sadd
La Notte (N.O. Moore and Emmanuelle Waeckerlé, 2021)
performed by Yifeat Ziv, Emannuelle Waeckerlé (voice) , N.O. Moore (electronics)
The works address the potential of the voice as sound, and of sound as meaning. The grain of the voice – a cry, shout or song – sets a space of orientation by which meaning becomes possible. Yet, these meanings – and the voiced territory that grounds them – remain contingent, negotiable, welcomed, and misunderstood. The voice consoles and terrifies. (N.O Moore).