The inspiration for this installation comes from the figure and the works of
Armand Robin, poet, anarchist, translator who lived during the World War II
and dedicated himself to listening, for years, to the radio world. Robin wrote:
"Every night, I have the need to become all people and all countries. When
falls the shadow, I go out of my life and the radio hearings that I gift to
myself help me to conquer hardships in truth more than any restorative
sleep. Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, German, Turkish, Russian ...
emit above me their little noise ... ".
Today that those "bulletins listening" are unfortunately lost, Erkizia operates
"re-inventing" a new sonorous diary and proposing a new listening
XABIER ERKIZIA (Basque Country). Born in Lesaka (in the Basque region,
in 1975). Sound artist, radio creator, producer and journalist. His work
focuses on the research of sounds and formats and is explained in such
forms as sound installations, field recordings, compositions, radio plays,
groups of collective improvisation.
Over the past 15 years his work has been exhibited in several countries in
Europe, America and Asia and has published a long list of works, as a single
artist or in collaboration with artists as Francisco Lopez, Eddie Prévost,
Since 2000, he co-directed the annual festival Ertz of "other music" and since
2003 has coordinated the AUDIOLAB sound department of the contemporary
art center Arteleku in Donostia-San Sebastián.
He has published several papers on the phenomenon of collective creation
and is a regular media contributor, especially for press and radio.
SALA SANTA RITA
from Wednesday 11 to Saturday, November 21 - from 15 to 19
Sunday and Monday Closed
OPENING : Tuesday, November 10 at 19.00