installation with computer driven analogue loop-projectors, human voices of various languages accompanied by music
Earth Time is an installation for computer driven analogue loop-projectors, human voices of various languages accompanied by music. The project has a specific sensorial impact that is difficult if not impossible to describe in words. Within this artwork, the author is creating a process based on music, spoken words and visual images. By using older mediums (such as 8 mm film and projectors) he is transporting the present into the past. This creates a magical atmosphere, which you can only experience by walking into the installation. The artwork contains a variety of layers such as the visuals, sounds, music, films and spoken words in different languages. Earth Time was inspired by a text of the Serbo-Croatian poet Danilo Kis.
Text based on Peščanik [Hourglass] Chapter #9 by Danilo Kiš
Music played by Fodderbasis Phantom Band
Narrators: Ray Massey, Outi Hassi, Simon Szemző, Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer, Isabelle Le
Finnish translation by Kari Klemelä
Telecine transfer: Károly Kamerda
Software and programming: Binaura Budapest [Bence Samu & Ágoston Nagy]
Technical assistants: Ákos Nagy and Zsolt Jármai
Special thanks to Viktória Radics, Mirjana Miočinović, Pascale Delpech and János Borbély
Tibor Szemző (HU) is a composer, performer and media artist who graduated from Liszt Academy and Moholy-Nagy University of Arts Budapest. His work is oriented by his diverse lines of interest towards the borderline areas of the various genres. Beside music compositions he creates films and installations.