|sound artist m a m o r u|
"a long listening journey of a Possible thiStory especially of Japanese & Dutch & something more"
1st chapter: this voice - a place - all that is resonating
3rd chapter：Further (10'10", single channel, stereo, 2016)
4th chapter: outstretched (3'20", single channel, silent, 2016)
The project is inspired by a geography book published in Amsterdam in 1669, titled "Gedenkwaerdige Gezantschappen der Oost-Indische Maatschappy in ’t Vereenigde Nederland, aan de Kaisaren van Japan." This book, 456 pages of text with 71 engraved illustrations and 23 double-paged engravings folded in, comprehensively showcased Japanese people, culture and history and introduced to Western society. The series of works that, in some way or another, graft today, the world of 2016, to the Possible history that these Dutch book makers had once generated.
|(c) 2017 a few notes production|