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Pictures from Jacob Kirkegaard's sound event Labyrinthitis at Medical Museion

By September 10, 2007No Comments

Here are some pics I took during Jacob’s sound event Sunday 2 September:

Here’s Jacob taking questions afterwards:


And here’s the cochlea-formed 16 loudspeaker set-up in the ceiling of the auditorium in Medical Museion:

I cannot really describe the concert (I lack words for this kind of abstract sound experiences) — just that it was a peculiar feeling of meditative pleasure combined with pangs of auditory pain. Pretty sublime, I must say. You can hear a short extract of it here (from Danmarks Radio P1, Kulturnyt).

Does someone else have words to describe the experience?

Thomas Söderqvist

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