Slide Show: TTFN, TBA!
The ephemeral spectre of the balloon.
Detail from Offsite Dance Project.
Photo provided by Graeme Harrison.
On Sunday, I withstood a few minutes of Dan Gilsdorf’s Diabolus in Musica, watching singers in an outward-facing circle, each humming one note to maintain a single chord. As the serious singers ignored the viewers from close range, like Buckingham Palace guards, I basked in the heady dissonance. If (as 18th-century Catholicism contended) that chord is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. Even more...