WAVES OF RESISTANCE (RADIO ART WITHOUT BORDERS) TONNTA FRIOTAÍOCHTA (EALAÍNE RAIDIÓ GAN TEORAINNEACH - Broadcast version
Hall, M. 2020. WAVES OF RESISTANCE (RADIO ART WITHOUT BORDERS) TONNTA FRIOTAÍOCHTA (EALAÍNE RAIDIÓ GAN TEORAINNEACH - Broadcast version. Radiophrenia .
|Composition type||Radiophonic work|
Radiophonic work considering how radio helps us with forced isolation and how visible and invisible boundaries can be broken via radio waves as an act of resistance. Magz Hall: radiophonic poem, music and location recordings in the Atantic and the artists garden. Voices Mairead Ni Chroninin and Alexandra Jueno.
Commissioned Aerial Sparks Project curated by Louise Manifold for Galway 2020. On Inis Oirr Island & Online. In partnership with the Marine Institute Ireland, in association with the Commissioners of Irish Lights; Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr; and Ars Electronica 2020. Supported through the Arts Council of Ireland.
Commissioned as part of the Aerial/Sparks project curated by Louise Manifold production: Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture 2020.
Then broadcast as audio composition only listed as the following:
Magz Hall – Waves of Resistance – Tonnta Friotaíochta (10:54)
Featuring the Voices of Alex Jueno and Máiréad Ni Chroinin. For Galway 2020 on the Island of Inis Oirr
This broadcast is about how radio helps during times of isolation. I have been rethinking the human condition in terms of isolation at sea, and how visible and invisible boundaries can be broken via radio waves as an act of resistance and the legacy of radio art across boundaries. We are all kitchen table broadcasters now, online streaming means we have broken free with live streams across the globe for those with technology, power and the internet,However analogue radio is still a mighty force and affordable for many worldwide. My radiophonic poem draws on my own enforced isolation first through Brexit and then in lockdown. In the spirit of transnationalism it sends a broadcast from the phantom but once mapped island of Hy Brasil off the Irish coast, relaying a message of peace, hope and unity across all borders. A new radiophonic work considering how radio helps us with forced isolation and how visible and invisible boundaries can be broken via radio waves as an act of resistance.
Broadcast and streamed on Radiophrenia Glasgow 9th Nov 2020 supported by ACE.
Commissioned for the POW Festival. Streamed on 7th March 2021 commissioned as part of the POW Festival UK supported by ACE
Selected for streaming for the Rewire Festival NL 9th May 2021
|Keywords||Radio art; Sound art; Broadcast; Sea; Isolation; COVID; Innis Orr; Radiophrenia; FM; Stream; POW Festival; Rewire Festival|
|Date||11 Nov 2020|
|Web address (URL)||https://www.powthanet.com/events/2021/3/7/waves-of-resistance-tonnta-friotaochta|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||24 Jun 2021|
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