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A 12" vinyl record of musical compositions from interviews with influential conceptual artists — Martha Rosler, Ed Ruscha, Andrea Fraser, Sol LeWitt, Shilpa Gupta, Art and Language, Lawrence Weiner, and Yvonne Rainer. Selected statements were transformed into musical compositions, the audio material (field recordings) was turned into songs. Speech fragments, syllables and consonants were processed into rhythmic patterns, while slogans, statements and text passages were sampled into sprechgesang. This is a homage to all the artists involved. Deconceptual Voicings suggests a global polyphony of positions and sounds. Good ideas should be amplified. The project is based on an idea by Stefan Römer and Marc Matter (concept and composition), assisted by Lizzie Davis (sound engineering) and Dirk Lebahn (graphic design). The sampled interviews with the artists primarily recorded for the film essay Conceptual Paradise (2006) by Stefan Römer. Trackliste A1 A Child Of Pop And Movies A2 A Playground Of Possibility A3 Oddly Enough A4 A Serial Progression B1 The West Thinks You Imitate B2 A Grumpy Adorno-ishness B3 To Objectify Desire B4 Using, Subverting And Utilizing Conventions Printed in an edition of 500.

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20.11.2019

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MAA004

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