Transmongolia


This footage was taken in 2007 while traveling on the Trans-Mongolian Railway. The video above is from a live performance in 2011. Each performance is a chance to revisit an archive of recordings captured in a very different time and this practice is a way of recognizing that we are all changing. The sound is made from field recordings, toy instruments, and other noisy objects played live into a listening system that folds sounds back on themselves. In recent performances, the video is edited live as well, automatically by the computer and manually by the performer.

Program Note

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