Lap-dog machines: Pre-sa-uro
A sound-literary performance intended to explore translation processes throughout technology. Three electroacoustic instruments/systems have been especially developed to transform and translate voice and text on real time.
The sound-literary machines will lay a bridge between technology and performer, using pre-recorded text, voice improvisation, singing, recitation, real-time sound transformation, electronically generated sound and sound spatialisation. The project was originally conceptualized as lap-machines thought to be played and interact with the performer. During the development process the concept expanded in to three different systems that take several spatial dimensions.
Pre-sa-uro is an invented term based on a poem by Augusto de Campos (Viva vaia, 1979) that combines the Portuguese and Spanish words for Present, Past and Future. At the concert, time and space will bend together on a sound-literary experience where the attendees will inhabit a non-conventional concert setup.
The project is part of Alejandro Montes de Oca’s Doctoral Artistic Research (Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki), in a cooperation with Daniel Malpica under the project Mutanttikieltä (supported by Kone Foundation).
Petra Poutanen-Hurme, Vocoder Rupestre
Ahmed Kakoyi (Mad Ice), Spatial Sampler
Daniel Malpica, Políglota Type Machine, poetry, script
Juan de Dios Magdaleno and Alejandro Montes de Oca, electronics
Alejandro Montes de Oca, sound composition, technology
Konsertti lähetetään suorana verkossa / Konserten direktsänds via webb / The concert will be broadcast live: www.uniarts.fi/uniartstv