Vocal IV

Vocal IV

Multimedia performance in collaboration with composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Performed with the Icelandic Sound Poetry Choir at Sequences—Festival, Reykjavík Art Museum—Hafnarhús, October 12, 2008.

This multimedia performance is the most complex hitherto in the Vocal series (Endangered Waters) which Rúrí started in 2005. With a large multi-layered video projection and another smaller one on a side wall of the space, performing artists appeared on the main floor and on the balconies that project into the space on its first floor.
Performed by Rúrí, Jóhann Jóhannsson, conducting and guitar, Matthias Hemstock and Steingrímur Guðmundsson, percussion on Sound Shapes, Pétur Hallgrímsson, Hilmar Jensson and S. Björn Blöndal, guitar and Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson on keyboard. Choir directed by Hörður Bragason.

photos:  ©2008 Fridrik Orn Hjaltested

 Video documentation/Sequences 2008