Sound Installation, Hotel Kloster Dornach, 2019
The work was developed for the former prayer room "Innere Chor" of the former
monastery, now the Hotel Kloster Dornach. It is based on a content-related and
tonal examination of "inner voices", whose polyphony and linguistic abstraction
stand in contrast to the articulated act of speech.
The relationship between interior and exterior (space) is examined, in a broader sense
also between intimacy and the public sphere, between individuality and collectivity.
The name and the original use of space were the starting point for the development
of the work.
A jointly developed archive of voice recordings served as the starting material for the
resulting compositions, which can be heard on the six individual headphone shells
distributed throughout the room, as well as for the further quadraphonic sound level
in the room.
In collaboration with Nicolle Bussien, artist, and Julian Zehnder, composer for electronic