'In the face of the great name' by Shane Bartlett
"thanks Les Horribles Travailleurs for the great recordings"
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Soundpoem and image © Shane Bartlett
'In the face of the great name' is a soundpoem made for Nuits et Noirs magazine nr. 3 - 'Sacred Language'.
The soundwork is constructed using stems from the series 'If one speaks the sacred language' by lht.
For this issue of Nuits et Noirs, the contributors were asked to respond on this quote of Antonin Artaud:
“I am adding another language to the spoken language,
and I am trying to restore to the language of speech its old magic,
its essential spellbinding power,
for its mysterious possibilities have been forgotten.”
The free PDF Nuits et Noirs magazine with visual works and texts by international contributors: nuitsetnoirs.com/2016/02/18/nuits-et-noirs-3-sacred-language/
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Plans are to release the soundprojects of Nuits et Noirs in physical form in 2016 by r\a\w f\o\r\m\s.