Next Week – Bang the Bore XI: Psychobabble

December 10th, 2011 |  Published in Blog

Bang the Bore XI: Psychobabble

Bang the Bore XI: Psychobabble

Featuring: Glyphs, Melanie O’Dubhslaine, Xenis Emputae Travelling Band, After the Rain, Hossein Hadisi, Co-Fragilities, BtBarbershop Quartet, Pauline Oliveros’ Tuning Meditation

7pm – 10pm, Saturday 17th December 2011
John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ
Free entry/donations gratefully accepted

Our second event at Southampton’s hospitable and forward-thinking Hansard Gallery is an accompaniment to Terry Smith’s Parallax exhibition of “drawings, photographs, sculpture, video and sound,” which features the premiere of his composition Caracol (2011), “a musical piece with twenty five singers that cuts sonically through the atrium of a building in Caracas.”

Smith’s art uses very few objects and frequently features the human voice; accordingly, Psychobabble will use very little in the way of musical instruments and will foreground a variety of approaches to singing and vocalisation. And to make up for our last event Zone of Alienation, which featured only three performances, this time we’re bursting at the seams with eight acts packed into a mere three hours…

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