gal - bestimmung wien (2019)






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gal bestimmung wien

Electro-acoustic Composition / Voice Sculptures, 26' (2019)

bestimmung wien is an electro-acoustic composition, presented 20 years after the publication of Gal's first series of voice sculptures, bestimmung new york (Durian, 1999).
Based on voice recordings with Viennese teenagers speaking in their mother tongues, including the following languages:
Arabic (Egyptian, Syrian, Tunisian dialects), Bosnian, Farsi, French, Portuguese, Russian, Svedish, Turkish, Vlach.

Many thanks to: Ahmed, Alaa, Alexandar, Ali, Anastasia, Asser, Ayat, Haris, Ibrahim, Leen, Naomi, Ronya and Sakocande!

Created in collaboration with the Verein für soziokulturelle Arbeit Zeit!Raum.

Supported by a composition grant of the Cultural Department of the City of Vienna (MA7). Logo Stadt Wien - MA7


Previous presentations:

Akusmonautikum, Vienna; February 21, 2020

Festival shut up and listen! (premiere)
Z!R Galerie Kunst!Raum, Vienna; December 5-8, 2019 (sound installation)