THE NEWS BLUES
MAJOR NEWS/MINOR NEWS
17 – 19 ABRIL 2015 (Sex – Dom | Fri – Sun), 16h00-19h00
Museu de Serralves
17 ABR (Sex): The News Blues
18 ABR (Sáb): Major News / Minor News (estreia mundial)
19 ABR (Dom): The News Blues (workshop aberto à participação do público) + Todosch Schlopsnies a solo (guitarra e voz)
As notícias do dia funcionam mais como uma constante evocadora do que uma série de sinais relevantes. Contribuem para a nossa sensação de estarmos vivos, de estarmos presentes, mas pouco fazem para provocar ações ou decisões. Nicholas Bussmann aborda as notícias como uma corrente de dados a serem processados por 7 intérpretes que, empregando as suas línguas, executam uma composição ou, por outras palavras,um algoritmo. A composição é um conjunto de simples instruções para estruturar a representação em múltiplos níveis, para filtrar, harmonizar ou decompor as notícias e desencadear a interação social entre os executantes.
Conceito e composição: Nicholas Bussmann
Cantores: Eduard Mont di Palol, Fernanda Farah, Laura Mello, Lucile Desamory, Rico Repotente, Todosch Schlopsnies, Yusuf Ergün
Acesso: mediante aquisição de bilhete Museu+Parque
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The Berlin-based composer and artist Nicholas Bussmann offers us a transmutation of the news that reaches us every day from various countries. Using an algorithm, this flow of data that assaults our lives every day will be processed by seven performers, in several languages, and returned to us in the form of music and performance-based interaction. The Blues News and Major News/Minor News are the first and second part of The News Trilogy. The first part premiered in Berlin in 2014 and was presented 42 times in the Shanghai Biennale – performed by Chinese singers and in various dialects. Major News/Minor News will have its world premiere at Serralves.
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Imagem: Nicholas Bussmann, The News Blues, Bienal de Xangai, 2015 © Nicholas Bussmann
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A performance by
Production manager: Nina Klöckner
Production assistant: Raquel Moreira and Todosch Schlopsnies
March 27th, 28th and 29th 2015 at 20:30
Ausland – Lychenerstr. 60 / 10437 Berlin
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The Shanghai News Blues, performed with an extended group at Noisy Days Shanghai February 28th Shanghai Biennale
The truth, through the eyes of economists worldwide, is that of an incremental advantage: a signal relative to a noise. Deng Xiaoping’s famous: 让⼀部分⼈先富起来 “let a few be rich first” marks the end of an absolute truth based on ideology for China, and ultimately, the global hegemony of the concept of the sufficient truth of statistics, the relevant signal: The culture of advantage.
This relative truth only exists against a backdrop of noise; but can noise itself be displayed? Noise, it seems, is only exhibited within an environment subject to a strict hygiene regime, a space cleaned to the utmost. However, noise is no longer presented; only the frame, the white wall remains. The noise has been domesticated, it has become a defined signal. Similarly, nobody has ever heard the silence of John Cage’s 4:33. It is a situation where an interpreter merely executes a composer’s algorithm/composition in a concert hall with an audience strictly seated, not daring to move, cough or speak. With two nights of concerts, the Shanghai Biennale extends the thematic exhibition “Social Factory” to reflect on noise as a continuous process, an uncatchable, slippery, undefined in-between – the uncertain potential of society.
Saturday February 28. 7:30 p.m.
Werner Dafeldecker plays John Cage Williams Mix
Nicholas Bussmann The News Blues concert version
Sunday March 1. 7:30 p.m.
on Sunday 14:00 -17:00 is a workshop with the performers of the Shanghai News Blues open for all amateur singers to learn how to sing the news. The workshop is admission free.
the Shanghai Biennale is running till end of march 2015
the daily performance will continue on January 2.2015 at 2:30 p.m.