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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  
Biesenthal: http://biesentales.com
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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?)
> Mark
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 1:50 AM, jayrope LD <jrploopers@kliklak.net>  
> wrote:
> 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.
> http://aircushionfinish.bandcamp.com
> *jrp
> - - -
> jayrope
> http://www.kliklak.net
> On Sep 21, 2010, at 11:12 PM, 
>  wrote:
> 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...
> ciao
> Nadia
> -- 
> http://www.nirmala07.net