Photo: Bryony McIntyre

Christof Migone

Hit Parade

Can we use sound, repetition and difference to personally and collectively engage with space, time and labour? Even out of the most basic repetition difference is created:  e.g.: 1+1+1+1+… generates all the natural numbers (2,3,4,5,6,7…) but also all the even numbers (2,4,6,8…), the prime numbers (2,3,5,7,11…) etc. and so on… 

Christof is a Canadian thinker, artist, musician and writer.  He’s interested in simple, open-ended concepts that we can test out together and that expand on ideas of: language, voice, bodies, performance, space, intimacy, complicity and endurance. A simple activity for people to perform together: 15 people lie down and with a live microphone, amp and the instruction to pound the ground 1,000 times each. Christof proposes central questions of how we inhabit public or private spaces, how sound or our bodies (and their repetitive actions, over time) can articulate spaces, about individuals and community, about repetitive labour. He does it in simple, clear ways and he’s interested to see what your answers are.  So are we. His piece Hit Parade was tested out and performed by people who have came along to Christof’s investigation group.

  • Video

    Christof Migone, Hit Parade at KYTN 10, 2010 from arika on Vimeo.

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    • Copyright © 2010