Isabel Lewis: Distention in Several Directions: a week of ambient dances

11 to 16 Jul 2018

Part of the exhibition “Welt ohne Außen”

Isabel Lewis

Claire Vivianne Sobottke

© Alexander Coggin

Isabel Lewis will perform short sessions of electronic music made to be experienced while lying on one’s side or back. Lewis produces ambient yet rhythmic sound by sampling, layering, distorting, looping and morphing together fragments from a broad range of musical influences from medieval music to Kendrick Lamar. Pitch-shifted samples are layered over other samples, fragments of pop music chopped and screwed then smoothed over and reorganized like a mutating body writhing and swaying. Lewis’ music is an uncanny collage of pop culture, transformed by digital effects into a sonic fabric at once familiar and strange. Mats will be provided.