25.05.2019 - 16.00-17.30H

Scores of Rotterdam

Join artist Mercedes Azpilicueta and urbanist John Bingham-Hall for a site visit and performance of Scores for Rotterdam on location by a local choir.
Starting location: TENT Rotterdam, Witte de Withstraat 50 in Rotterdam. This tour will take place on bike, if possible bring your own. If you don’t have a bike or experience difficulties walking and want to be part of the tour, please send us an e-mail before Monday 20 May.
Free admission. Reservation required via this link.

 

Urban spaces influence and transform the human voice, affecting not only what we can hear, but also how we can make our voices heard within them. Mercedes Azpilicueta and John Bingham-Hall explore this relationship through vocal experiments recorded at three Rotterdam sites, selected for their distinct sonic qualities: metro station Wilhelminapuer, the Maastunnel and the concrete forest beneath the railway viaduct at Mevlanaplein.

In exhibition Post-Opera  translated their experiments onto textile, marking architectural features and the dynamics of voices passing through them. The textiles seem to clothe invisible bodies, which are made perceptible by the voices they emit