A SOUND WORK FOR BODIES & ELECTRONICS
‘When seemingly stable boundaries (human/artificial, life/death, nature/culture) are displaced by technological innovation, other boundaries are more vigilantly guarded.’
Tamara Saulwick joins forces with contemporary dance maker/sound designer, Alisdair Macindoe, to make and perform SYSTEM_ERROR, a new sound work activated by the human body in space.
Through the use of electrical conductive tape, Macindoe has designed a system in which the performance space floor becomes a live audio mixing circuit which can be activated in real-time by the live bodies of the performers. Working with a mashup of source materials from sic-fi cinema, SYSTEM ERROR examines our ongoing anxiety and preoccupation with control over/by artificial intelligence.
Supported by Arts House Listening Room residency.
Creation/performance Tamara Saulwick
Creation/performance/composition Alisdair Macindoe
Data visualisation Melanie Huang