Technosphärenklänge #7 – Additional Show

Haus der Kulturen der Welt , John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin Map
Tickets: 18/14€
Mar

03

Sun
18:00 20:00

Pantha du Prince – "The Conference of the Trees"

When trees communicate what does it sound like? What would you hear if a tambura built from ash played the data set of its cellular structure? Can it make contact with a marimba made of maple? Stories told for millennia in countless narratives across all cultures are confirmed by contemporary science: Trees exchange information across long distances. In the Berlin premiere of Conference of Trees, Hendrik Weber, better known as Pantha du Prince, translates this cellular “conversation” into an audio-visual composition of avant-garde music and electronic club sounds, visual poetry, and speculative science. On hand-crafted percussion and string instruments made of wood as well as vibraphone and hurdy-gurdy, the exceptional musician and producer makes the tonal characteristics of different types of wood audible in an immersive spatial setting. The various instruments enter into a dialog like trees in a forest.