THE FUTURE TENSE BY RUSSELL PERKINS - Fondation Fiminco

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 19th 3PM to Sunday, June 20th 3PM

The Future Tense is a sound installation created specifically for the Réserves du Frac Île-de-France in Romainville.

The piece modifies the first movement of Johannes Ockeghem’s requiem and will be performed for 24 hours.

The Future Tense

Les Réserves du Frac Île-de-France – Fondation Fiminco
Saturday, June 19th to Sunday, June 20th 2021

The Fondation Fiminco is pleased to present The Future Tense, a sound installation by Russell Perkins, artist in residence, on 19 June at 3PM. Created specifically for the Réserves du Frac Île-de-France in Romainville, the piece will be performed for 24 hours.

The Future Tense considers grief and the management of uncertainty. The work is an application that modifies the first movement of Johannes Ockeghem’s requiem,  guided by GPS data recorded across the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Artificial intelligence assists in extending the labor of mourning indefinitely, but such that the three voices of the funeral mass never reach harmonic resolution.

The Future Tense was developed in collaboration with researchers at SONY CSL Paris, with support from the European Commission’s S+T+Arts Initiative and the Fondation Fiminco.

To download the press release, click here.

PRACTICAL INFORMATIONS

From Saturday, June 19th at 3PM to Sunday, June 20th at 3PM
The Réserves du Frac Île-de-France are in front of the Fondation Fiminco
43 rue de la Commune de Paris, 93230 Romainville
Free entrance

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