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Hold for Three

Sonic Performance 

Hošek Contemporary DE


Kayla Elrod & Lottie Sebes 

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bellows (n.)

instrument for producing a current of air, especially for a fire, from middle English blaestbaelg, literally "blowing bag" (compare German Blasebalg). Related to belly (n.) from Proto-Indo-European *bhel-" to blow, swell."

bellow (v.)

from an imitative Proto-Indo-European root *bhel-" to sound, roar."Originally of animals, used of human beings since c. 1600. As a noun, 'a loud, deep cry".

'Hold for Three' is a sonic performance which morphs bodies into machinehood and objects into organs. Along with artist Lottie Sebes, we probe the sonic capacities of various bellows, operating them as instruments and prosthetics.

Sonic worlds are built from wheezing breath, creaking hinges, loosening screws, and hot air hissing.


What slips from a hosed mouth on the floor of an old ship?

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The Team

Lottie Sebes - Initial concept & Performance, Object design assistance

Kayla Elrod - Concept development & Performance, Object design assistance

Anna Maddalena Cingi- Object and Set Design

Aleksander Artur Filipiak - Sound Design

Victoria Momeño-ONIX - Dramaturgic collaboration & Acting coach

Kim Wichera @kimwichera - Documentation

gefordert durch die initiative neue musik berlin e.V.

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