Some pictures from my piece Linkan at the exhibition A Little Bit, running at Bei Koc in Hannover to November. Linkan is a song, here printed in three different ways: as an audio waveform, as the notations in the tracker software, and as data in the RAM. 21 meters in total.
Visitors can listen to the song as it runs in a loop on the C64. For the opening, I made two very different improvisations with the song, and recorded it on two unique master cassettes which destinies are uncertain.
Linkan can be seen as a comment on contemporary music formats. The fixed and locked-in character of a recording (the audio waveform) is to some extent a violent treatment of the potentials of digital music formats. The separation between performed or recorded music on the one hand, and sheet music (the tracker prints) on the other, is blurry at best. And yet it still underpins the music economy. RAM is good.
Gijs Gieskes and gwEm are also in the exhibition, aswell as two works by me and Raquel Meyers: 2SLEEP1 and Swapdisk (with various C64-productions). I will update this post with better photos as they appear.