Rock Concert II

Uta Kögelsberger in collaboration with Atau Tanaka, with contributions by Will Edmondes, Mariam Rezaei and the Noise Choir

Loosely based on the notion of a ritualistic “stop the rain dance” Rock Concert II is a response to the incessant rainfall in the Lake District, how it defines every interpretation and experience of this landscape, as well as how it is a reflection of the changes to weather conditions due to climate change. Recordings of individual raindrops captured during heavy rainfall in the mouth of a disused mine, with experimental recording techniques are handed over to sound artists including Atau Tanaka, Will Edmondes, The Noise Choir and Mariam Rezaei.

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installation-shot-the-boiler-house.jpgRock Concert II at The Boiler House, 2018

An 8 channel sound installation of free standing, simulated “rock-speakers” spread live mixes creating trancelike, rhythmic and ritualistic soundscapes hovering between abstraction and dance track. The work takes its cue from the previous video installation ‘Playing the Cave’.

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Click below for audio Atau Tanaka and Mariam Rezaei:

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Click below for audio from Noize Choir performance

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Noise Choir Performance as Part of Rock Concert II at the Boiler House, 2018
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Mariam Rezaei as part of Rock Concert II at the Boiler House
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