Length of a Distance

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‘Length of a Distance’ is a 1 hour long performance originally designed for the Greenwich Foot Tunnel. The piece highlights the unique acoustic qualities of the transitional public spaces and explores the pace, density and presence of the people passing through them.

In the performance 8 performers are walking through the tunnel, carrying around small portable speakers. Each speaker plays a different pitch which sums up to a vibrating 8 note chord. Depending on the distance from each performer, one could hear different colors of the sound. The piece was later re-comissioned by international experimental festival UH Fest, and performed in 3 different sites of Budapest.

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I am a Hungarian interdisciplinary artist based in Budapest. My work focuses on sound, space and interactions. I hold an Mmus in Interdisciplinary Composition from Goldsmiths College, London and an MA in Sociology from ELTE, Budapest. Currently I am doing ...

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Dávid Somlo is a Hungarian interdisciplinary artist based in Budapest working with the movement of sounds and bodies in space and using walking as a fundamental form to facilitate and choreograph various performative situations. He will introduce three of his key works where walkers carry portable speakers.

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