8 August 2013
Featured video - Kate Moore: Eclipsed Vision
This performance of Kate Moore's vocal installation Eclipsed Vision (2006) was recorded at Korzo Theater, the Hague (Netherlands) in 2010 as part of 'Rain Project', featuring music by Moore and water sculpture by Yoko Seyama.
The work was written in 2006 at Bundanon artist residency New South Wales, Australia, and premiered first in TAG, the Netherlands as a work in progress, and later in America at MassMOCA in 2007. In 2010, it was performed by Focus Vocaal in Groningen (the Netherlands), as well as by voices from the Hague as part of 'Rain Project'.
Moore describes her work:
'A constant stream of people follow the perimeter of the performance space humming notes that have been given to them as they enter the space. The harmony gradually changes as people exit and re-enter with new tones. The progression of people alludes to the trajectory of planets around the sun or cells of blood around the body. Each page of the score is set out on a sequence of individual cards kept in a box. Each card contains a specific musical tone. As each singer takes a card they sing this tone as they walk around the perimeter of the performance space'.
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