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#074 Allora & Calzadilla

Jennifer Allora (b.1974, USA)
Guillermo Calzadilla (b.1971, Cuba)
Stop, repair, prepare: variations on ‘Ode to joy’ for a prepared piano, 2012

AGNSW Sydney / State Library of Victoria, Melbourne visited on 07/09/2019

I can’t wait to experience the performance itself…

Otherwise it is a good reminder that there rarely are reasons to consider something as ‘holy’ and ‘untouchable’ when making art – even if it is a nice grand piano or a classic piece of music that is also adopted as the national anthem of EU. I wonder if non-EU nationality of the artists plays any role in that… on the other hand I’d guess that not very many Europeans would be aware of EU anthem anyway…

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