Lament for 2020

Sound Installation, two channel speakers, 07:12 Min sound piece 'Lament for 2020', Mafaf*ckers Exhibition, February 2020, Edinburgh College of Art.

This song, created from textural collages of natural, generated and archived sounds, explores intimate and personal human sounds created by microphones placed inside my mouth, my voice and my mother’s clarinet, contrasted against distant foghorns, seagulls and birds such as the turtledove and cuckoo - both being species in decline in Britain. The piece plays with the boundary between the internal: the personal, emotional and physical connection to the sounds - the bodily processes and relationship to my mother and the external: wide landscapes void of human presence.

Lament for 2020Eleanor Beale
00:00 / 07:09