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Caravan : Gwen Rouger & Charlie Sdraulig


Caravan : Gwen Rouger & Charlie Sdraulig

  • Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018 to Sunday, 6 May 2018, 3 May: 5pm - 8pm || 4 May: 2pm - 5pm || 6 May: 11am - 2pm
  • Venue: Various venues in Aarhus, Denmark — Aarhus, Denmark
  • Series: This event is part of the 2018 SPOR Festival series
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

In the shape of a small caravan, this performative concert installation plays with the evocation of freedom and the exploration of wild spaces, while provoking a very singular intimacy. Caravan is a home 'away from home', and the return of the nomad who dozes in the depths of each of us.

Gwen Rouger invites a single spectator at a time into the caravan for between ten and twenty minutes to experience at very close range a performance of composer Charlie Sdraulig's piano piece Collector: a choreography of hands discovering the sonorous landscape of the keyboard. The spectator is seated right next to the performer, and this gives rise to an intense, intimate and warm one-on-one relationship. Meanwhile, passers-by can glimpse inside the caravan and perhaps hear a few sounds from this specific concert situation and hyper-sensitive musical zone, challenging them to question the role of the spectator and the audience.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample collector : for solo piano (2015) by Charlie Sdraulig
— performed by Gwen Rouger

Featured artists

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