Archive Fever (2016)
Live-installation for small ensemble, electronics, visuals
Premiered 6 August 2016 at Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music
Signe Becker (scenography)
Koka Nikoladze (electronics)
Article from Die Zeit
Details from IMD
Photo credits: Signe Becker, Daniel Pufe.
Archive Fever Programme Note
This piece is about a meeting with an archive. A subjective investigation of memory, identity, past and present in the Internationales Musikintitut Darmstadt library. A re-arrangement of archival information in one of the historic venues of the Darmstadt Summer Course. An assemblage in the spirit of Aby Warburg and David Lynch.
Lars Petter Hagen, 2016
Site-specific live-installation in 5 parts
1. Preludium and re-collection
2. Fragment of a Xenakis road-movie
3. Reference library with Dr. Steineckes private albums
4. Piano database fantasy
5. Panelist ghosts and Feldman dancing.