EX-SITU: MAJA SK RATKJE

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“astonishing”

-The Huffington Post

Maja SK Ratkje is a Norwegian vocalist and composer. The set is a quadrophonic mix of electronically treated voices and untreated vocal sounds designed as a multichannel, spatialized sound experience taking advantage of the shape and form of Cannon’s Walk.

“Anyone who has seen or heard Ratkje perform live will know what a superb musician she is, and one who can genuinely be said to be extending the expressive range of the voice through technical and technological means…. Her work is celebratory and inclusive, an energising rallying call to those who are curious enough to peek out from behind the curtain of mainstream mediocrity.” The Wire 2006

Ex-Situ at the River to River festival, co-presented with Original Music Workshop in partnership with Arup.

Original Music Workshop (OMW) invites you to attend their new EX-SITU series. These performances take place in unexpected spaces, away from the Williamsburg site where OMW is constructing its heralded future home, set to open in 2014. EX-SITU combines acoustic design, installation work, and auditory experiments from renowned performers and composers. Concerts in found spaces curated by Paola Prestini with acoustical design by Dave Rife. Architectural consultant Peter Zuspan.

More information at The River To River Festival.

This performance is part of the OMW Preview season 2012. You can watch performances from this event on the OMW Stage.

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