Meteorologies

Photo  Pier Paolo Coro

Meteorologies, 2013

Artist’s book with accompanying  audio 21 mins and list of tracks.

This project comes out of  a Visiting Research Residency to the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation Radio sound archive between 2003-2007.   The GBC Radio sound library is a unique collection which was started in 1958  and is well catalogued.  It is recognised as one of the most comprehensive regional music libraries in the Mediterranean.   The collection includes recordings by local singers to folkloric and popular song.  The research focussed on popular song of the 50s from mainly Southern Spain and Latin America.       Read more

 

Tracks 1-10   

The audio comprises a freely connecting soundscape of spoken weather reports on cassette recordings,  romantic Latin American song, electronic composition, solo string instrumentation,  oratorio aria,  clips from cinema sound, spoken voice over.

 

Play Track 1. Calm Time 2.16 mins

 

Exhibition
Above: “…and the figtrees in the Alameda gardens”, Gibraltar Garrison Library, Gibraltar, 2013
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Subjective Maps/Disappearances, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, 2013

Photo  Pier Paolo Coro