Grexit: Hellenic Objects in Crisis

Kefala-Kerr, John (2015) Grexit: Hellenic Objects in Crisis. [Performance] (Unpublished)


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The economic and cultural effects of the current economic crisis in Greece are evoked in Grexit (Hellenic Objects in Crisis). The material was recorded using a cell phone in the Greek mountain village of Kissos. Source objects include a noisy refrigerator, a drainpipe with water running through it, a church bell, a traditional clarinet and a tin roof struck by rain. These are combined with the nasal tones of a mobile greengrocer making his daily rounds. The amplified (objectified) voice lists the various natural objects for sale—onions, carrots, melons, aubergines, peppers, lemons…

Item Type: Performance
Subjects: Performing Arts > Music
Divisions: Faculty of Arts Design and Media
Creative and Cultural Practices Beacon
Depositing User: John Kefala-Kerr
Date Deposited: 11 May 2016 08:15
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 13:17

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