Brandon LaBelle on Multitude-Solitude,
Or All Breaths Are Shared
Through the use of field
recordings of "crowds" taken from various
locations and settings, from concert halls to cafes, this work aims
to highlight the "multiplicity"
of overheard voices, and how language becomes
abstracted when it is situated against public space.
these initial field recordings, other sounds will be used from a series
of walks I will take during my visit to Vienna. By attaching contact
microphones to the bottom of my shoes, recordings will be made of walks
taken around the city. What will result will be a kind of sonic residue
of the meeting between body and space, between private experience and