Begüm Erciyas
Voicing Pieces

The protagonist in ›Voicing Pieces‹, is the visitor’s own voice. In the intimacy of an isolated sound booth, guided by a simple score, the act of speaking and simultaneously hearing one’s own voice turns into a theatrical and choreographic experience, sculpted anew with each individual interpretation of the score. The voice becomes a place for action, a spectacle or a surprise.  Does one’s own voice always sound unauthentic and strange? Who is speaking when one’s own voice speaks? Rather than recognizing oneself in the stranger, ›Voicing Pieces‹, is an invitation to recognize the stranger in oneself.

Concept: Begüm Erciyas

Realization: Matthias Meppelink, Begüm Erciyas

Dramaturgy: Marnix Rummens

Live-operation: Christophe Albertijn, Julia Krause, Jean-Baptiste Veyret-Logerias, Begüm Erciyas, Matthias Meppelink 

Text: Matthias Meppelink, Begüm Erciyas, Jacob Wren

Set realization: Tim Vanhentenryk, Lena Buchwald, Barbara Greiner

Artistic collaboration: Jean-Baptiste Veyret-Logerias

Production Management: Barbara Greiner

Production: Begüm Erciyas, Platform 0090

Co-production: wpZimmer (Antwerp), STUK (Leuven), Tanzfabrik Berlin / Tanznacht Berlin

Research Support / Residencies: Kunstencentrum BUDA (Kortrijk), Q-O2 Workspace for experimental music and sound art (Brussels), FrankfurtLAB, Tanzrecherche NRW, Goethe Institute - Villa Kamogawa (Kyoto)

Supported by Hauptstadkulturfonds Berlin

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