December 4, 2021 — January 29, 2022, YELLOW SOLO, Danziger Str. 162a, 10407 Berlin
2G Opening: Saturday, December 4, 2021, 16:00 – 22:00
Concert as closing event: Saturday, January 29, 2022, 20:00, Arnold Dreyblatt
In development since 2020, Artist and Composer Arnold Dreyblatt presents his new installation project “Warm-Up” at Yellow Solo Project Space.
In 1947, Edgard Varèse composed five-minutes of unfinished fragments for orchestra titled “Tuning Up”, referring to the tuning and preparatory ritual of every live orchestra performance in which musicians gather on the concert stage before the actual concert program begins. The static yet continually changing dynamic timbre of the orchestra warm-up is often overlooked.
In reflecting on Dreyblatt’s forty-year career in musical minimalism and media art, the classical preparatory ritual of the orchestra “warm-up” is examined in a video and audio installation. Archival recordings of over fifty orchestra warm-up sessions have been edited digitally into a seamless composition in which the short durations of these pre-concert moments are prolonged. The resulting digital recording was then transcribed and notated as a musical score for orchestra. The gaze of the orchestra conductor in performance has been mapped in real-time using eye-tracking software and wearable capture tools.
Conductor, Score Transcription: Paul Brody Eye-Tracking Realization: Dr. Markus Schönberger, iMotions A/S, Copenhagen Denmark
Camera: Veit Lup – Martin Wolff
The production of “Warm Up” was supported by: Recherchestipendien im Bereich Bildende Kunst Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa Abteilung Kultur, Berlin, 2020 Special Thanks to: iMotions A/S, Copenhagen Denmark <https://mcusercontent.com/eb709c40a3fc7b1d8d1d4d19f/images/1a0fdfd1-e32d-ec72-5e02-9374b68e4c58.jpg>
MUSIC WITHOUT MUSIC #5
The project is the fifth part of the series entitled MUSIC WITHOUT MUSIC presented by Yellow Solo in 2021 and 2022 with the participation of the following artists: Annika Kahrs, Dani Gal, Anri Sala, André Vida, Arnold Dreyblatt, Hassan Khan, Maya Schweizer, Song-Ming Ang, Katarina Sevic, Ari Benjamin Meyers and Olaf Nicolai. We will continuously provide information on the consecutive solos.
MUSIC WITHOUT MUSIC in 2021 is supported by: Bezirksamt Pankow von Berlin, Amt für Weiterbildung und Kultur, Fachbereich Kunst und Kultur
The vaccinated-recovered rule (2G rule) applies for the exhibition and the concert. Wearing an FFP2 mask indoors is mandatory.