1, 2003, 20.00-0.00
consists of one space that has no images and has only sound, and one space
that has no sound and only images. They are connected both physically and
via the Internet.
Walk into a theatre and enter an audio space with no images. Artists
from all over the world are asked to send in audio material to fill
up a database. Behind every sound is an idea, a world of words and
definitions. The one big experience with Radiotopia is the peaceful
confrontation of all the world's sounds, audio artists, concepts,
sights and sometimes ideologies.
In the Scapino theatre, the sound is mixed live by musicians and resent
as an audio stream.
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[KeyWorx] Walk out of the theatre,
down a narrow hallway and enter a space filled with images. Three
artists sitting in the space, are connected with three artists in New York
City. Three translocally linked pairs, three simultaneous and connected
Behind every sound is an idea, a world of words and definitions. In the
KeyWorx space, one listens to the world of words within the audio–spoken
words, ideas, emotions, memories–and translates that world into actual
Inspired by a Surrealist game 'Parallel
Stories', a word sent by performer or public from a mobile phone in
response to the audio appears simultaneously in all three performances.
Each performance pair responds to this foreign text input sent via 'sms'
by creating a visual story around it. Three parallel translocal exchanges
within one physical space (a room in New York, the V2 bookstore) are connected
by the same word yet are unique in the visual interpretation of it. The
performance is improvised and created collaboratively in real-time.
These compositions are projected onto the screens throughout the V2 space.