Conference Proceedings

The Air Between Us

CM Brown

Published : 2018

Abstract

From the clear skies of Central Otago to the dense smog of Tehran, LungSong makes connections through our most intimate act, breathing. Using song, dance and live sampling to travel from one place to another, resisting ‘the forgetting of air’ (Irigaray 1999), breath activates shifts between dimensions. Recordings of the atmosphere’s compositional change become an immersive sonic texture, choreography takes place in the spaces between us: in-land and On Air. LungSong is a multi-sited performance event in development by the creative team Carol Brown (choreography), Russell Scoones (sound design) and Kasia Pol (performance design). Living in a world that is in a state of chaos and emergency, ..

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