Creation
Performance

Strings in the air with feet over the floor

Donaueschingen Festival
October 20,
11 a.m., 2 p.m.,
October 21,
11 a.m.
Museum Art Plus

The composer Benjamin Dupé plays with ideas of the individual and cloning: exposing the six guitarists’ movements, each manipulating the same instrument, as if they were fairground machines performing a microscopic juggling routine.

Open Source Guitars concept, music, and direction Benjamin Dupé
IRCAM Computer music design  Sébastien Naves

BENJAMIN DUPÉ STRINGS IN THE AIR WITH FEET OVER THE FLOOR (AN EXHIBITION TO LISTEN TO), 2018 Premiere
commissioned by IRCAM-Centre Pompidou

Coproduction IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, GMEM Marseille, Centre national de création musicale, Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen, Landeszentrum MUSIK–DESIGN–PERFORMANCE, Compagnie Jérôme Thomas, Comme je l’entends, les productions. Co-organized by IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Nouveau Théâtre de Montreuil – CDN. With the support of the Sacem.
  • Benjamin Dupé  © Michel Egea
    Benjamin Dupé © Michel Egea
  • Open Source Guitars  © Music University Trossingen
    Open Source Guitars © Music University Trossingen