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Re: Loopers-Delight-d Digest V10 #689
@mark term = word. gig = paid ;)
@nadia interesting, how similar music can get, while you seem to
approach this from an art or performance art perspective whereas we
approach this from a musicians perspective. or vice versa, if in
question. ha. we oftently play in art galleries, too - if you visit
Berlin again we could set up a double night somewhere, maybe in
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On Sep 22, 2010, at 10:48 AM,
> I donīt think Nadia was claiming that site-specific was HER term. To
> put my understanding of the word as it is used in Art generally, is
> that the site where the piece is performed has something to say
> about the piece itself, it maybe special acoustics, or a history/
> story attached to the place. It may have some architecture that
> allows the performer to move in a particular way in relationship to
> the audience, or it may refer to "playing of the place" itself. Via
> hits and percussion...
> I think maybe of us, as improvisors will find themselves reacting to
> the venue, however, doing a new concert each time in a new location
> is called "a gig".
> Lovely stuff Nadia...
> (my first ever girlfriend when I was 8 or 9 was called Nadia.. ahhh
> where is she now?)
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 1:50 AM, jayrope LD <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> hey nadia, "site specific looping" is your term for playing
> a completely new concert each time on a new location i'd guess?
> yes, we do that, too.
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> On Sep 21, 2010, at 11:12 PM,
> dear loopers,
> lately i have been performing more and more in interesting locations
> and I find this is getting to be a real essential part of my work.
> just wanted to know if others are also working with site specific
> performance work.
> here some examples ( 2nd, 3rd and 4th Performance are all utilizing
> looping technique):
> direct links to video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkRv3qgd8lM
> another looping perf done in a gallery ( less site specific):
> would love to hear comments about working in this way... for example
> i love old staircases or torn down buildings...