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“The Glory Of Decay” performance at Ada Studio, Berlin

Music for Polyxeni Angelidou and Sofia Karagiourgou’s performance The Glory Of Decay.

NAH DRAN, June 9th and 10th, 2018, 20:30 – Ada Studio, Berlin.

Info: http://www.ada-studio.de/pages/kurperwor/nahdran2018-06.html

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Establishing their own chronology, two bodies set in binary opposition disrupt and transgress the laws of time. In this heterotopic landscape symbols and fictions of Western Culture succumb to the will of nature. Places, icons, systems of power and knowledge, and reflections of the contemporary status quo are violently invaded by external forces. Here stable structures deteriorate and parasitic elements take hold. The object decomposes and in order to evolve, adapts to survive. The body and its freedom of movement is in turn affected and changes. The autonomy of the body‘s rhythm and its verticality becomes platform of an emergent symbiosis and exchange.
Polyxeni and Sofia started working together last fall. This piece will be the first result of their collaboration. They investigate ways of collaborative authorship and they are focused on transmitting meaning through minimalistic choreographic compositions.

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Creation & Dance: Polyxeni Angelidou, Sofia Karagiorgou
Sound: Cravune
Stage Design : Karla Marchesi
Costumes: Cristina Lelli

ada Studio
Artistic Management & Management: Gabi Beier
Media Relations: Silke Wiethe
Technical Management: Ansgar Tappert
Funded by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe.

Stonebeads (Streaming)

Recorded in Barcelona during a tumultuous political period, Stonebeads draws from the turmoil affecting the personal sphere and the contrasting landscape of a buzzing city surrounded by a soothing nature.

With a bright intro distinguished by an ascending synth sound, the track immediately defines itself as a gentle invocation for bliss, setting an harmonic tone that stands firmly in between tranquility and playfulness.

The conflict starts when the bass line kicks in, consistently thumping side by side the sparse but steady beats.

While the middle of the composition invokes a feeling of hesitation, the ending confirms the overall sense of elation, leaving behind a glaring echo of distant notes.

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New collection of works released on Detriti Records, an independent label based in Berlin.
Available for download and in a limited run of cassettes.

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1. Vicarìa
2. Stonebeads
3. Bliss of Desire
4. Lynch Figure (Melvin)
5. Figure #2
6. Burst
7. One Time
8. Figure #6
9. Shreds

Notes
Track 1 contains sounds recorded in Via Vicarìa Vecchia, Napoli. Mixed in Amsterdam June 2017.
Tracks 3 and 6 recorded in Amsterdam, September 2017
Tracks 2, 7 and 9 recorded in Barcelona, November – December 2017
Tracks 4, 5  and 8 recorded in Berlin, July 2017 – February 2018
Track 4 contains sounds recorded at Buchholz Galerie, Berlin, during Melvin Edwards‘s exhibition “Lynch Fragments“. Mixed in Amsterdam July 2017.
Album mastered in Berlin, February 2018.
Artwork by Stefano Loiacono, © 2008 (stefanoloiacono.com)

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