Archive For February, 2014

2 articles
Memoryhouse at the Barbican, 24-01-’14

Memoryhouse at the Barbican, 24-01-’14

Max Berghege Influenced by modern composers like Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Arvo Pärt and Brian Eno, Max Richter has been one of the most prominent modern classical composers of the 21st century. In his solo debut Memoryhouse (2002) Richter explored the power of memories in post-war Europe through a blend of classical music, electronic music and live sampling. Assisted by…
‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being Green’: Climate Change and the Art of Memory

‘The Unbearable Lightness of Being Green’: Climate Change and the Art of Memory

Sebastian Groes Proleptic Mourning: an introduction to the art of climate change The topics of the first two ‘Memory Network @ Cheltenham Events’ proved a tad depressing. The first event explored the ineradicable digital traces we leave behind after we die, and the second discussed our increasingly chaotic, uncontrollable world in which memory is less and less useful in predicting our…