electric re::view #8 - December 2020
[from the STUDIO archive and recommendations]

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In Other Words :: METAL (Liverpool/Peterborough/Southend On Sea - 2020)

In Other Words is a collection of urgent reflections, created by 49 artists over 4 months in 2020 exploring their hopes and fears for the future at a time of global crisis. Through prose, poetry, drawing, collage and photography it is a clarion call for change from a diverse group rich in wisdom, shared experience, and what it means to be marginalised in the UK.

The book was devised at the start of the Covid -19 pandemic in the UK, and was initially inspired by the Arundhati Roy quote [above] in April 2020.

To buy your copy of the book:


Join Together for Museums :: Art Fund (UK)

Art Fund launches crowdfunding campaign to raise £1 million for UK museums. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, the UK's museums were thriving: enriching lives and bringing people closer together. But today the future looks uncertain.


Human Simulation :: Orion Maxted (Amsterdam - 2016)

Together with his collaborators, Orion Maxted has been developing performance machines. First [THE MACHINE] and more recently HUMAN SIMULATION. They are interested in using theatre as a substrate to create 'computers made from people' that produce thought-provoking and engaging performances; and function as mechanisms for re-thinking the borders of mankind, nature and technology.

Dulme Fire :: Ingrid Plum (Denmark/UK - 2020)

Dulme is a different kind of music release. In Danish, Dulme means to soothe the mind, or to take medicine.

TEE Trans Europa Express VT11.5 :: Kraftwerk (Düsseldorf - 2009)


Cymbalum Hôtel :: Marjorie Van Halteren (France - 2020)
Link to interview

Pour ce 20ème Épisode nous recevons dans le Vestibule Marjorie Van Halteren puis nous passons à L'Office pour une balade dans des petites pièces.

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THIS IS A VOICE :: Welcome Collection exhibition guide (London - 2016)
Link to download

THIS IS A VOICE traces the material quality of the voice by looking inside vocal tracts, restless minds and speech devices, in order to understand its complex psychological and physiological origins.


Q-O2 / Oscillation Mayday Radio Marathon 2 :: Elisa Ferrari & Olli Aarni (Brussels/Valtrompia & Vantaa - 2020)

MUTE SOUND [1 minute project x 43 CDs] :: Pedro Bericat - various artists
(Zaragoza - 2008/19)

Track[s] of the Month:

Vaga, Barcelona :: Jorn Ebner (Barcelona/Berlin - 2012/15) https://jornebner.bandcamp.com/album/vaga-barcelona

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