Turntablism & Performance Art

11 10 2007





Kyokos / Kyoko Sawanobori , Tokyo, Japan – the artist of the youngest generation, deals mainly with sound. This time the musical aspect – analog record with world hits of pop music was demoted, changed through simple intervention. Over a turntable, there was a special bottle with honey that slowly dripped on a rotating record. The artist licked up the honey from the record that way stopping the record’s turning and disturbing music. She was also disturbing our reception, rhythm and memories. It was ironic, that the artist did not intervene in aggressive manner; on the contrary, her relation to this of kind of music appeared to be extraordinarily friendly, maybe even erotic



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