TIME TIME TIME
Multimedia Performance by Jennifer Walshe and Timothy Morton
Experimental composer Jennifer Walshe and philosopher Timothy Morton join forces to explore the multiplicity of temporalities at the heart of being human.
Time. If no one asks us, we know what it is. Or at least we know what one of the different versions of it is. Deep ecological time, evolutionary time, time travel, longitude, time expansion and contraction, alternative timelines and parallel universes. Polyphasic sleep, anti-ageing creams, fertility clocks, groups of neurons in our brains and black holes.
Visionary philosopher Timothy Morton (*1968) and experimental composer Jennifer Walshe (*1974) join forces to explore the multiplicity of temporalities at the heart of being human. Everyone in the room is important – the fast-paced digital time of Matmos' M.C. Schmidt and Walshe; the deep geological rhythms of instrument builder Lee Patterson; the liminal eternal drones of Irish experimentalist Áine O’Dwyer; the shifting tectonic plates of sound from Norwegian ensembles Streifenjunko and Vilde&Inga. The audience, whose entropy demonstrates that time is indeed passing …
Direction & video Jennifer Walshe
Stage & lighting Aedín Cosgrove
Sound design Úna Monaghan
Jennifer Walshe voice & electronics
Áine O’Dwyer voice, harp & electronics
Lee Patterson electronics
M.C. Schmidt voice & electronics
Eivind Lønning trumpet
Espen Reinertsen saxophone
Inga Aas double bass
Vilde Alnæs violin