Gabi Schaffner
Radio & Sound Art | Poetics | Performance

schaffner@schaffnerin.net


2018


Anagram-scapes of Work Places
The compositions explore the several terms taken from the vocabulary of work environments. From "soft skills" to "expense factors", from "manpower resources" to "motivation coaches", I always had the eerie feeling that the anagramtic potential of these weird terms holds a different world of meanings. The melodies for this were computer generated via the P22 letter-to-note music generator, the voices are synthetic as well. Selected field recordings complement the tracks. Ten pieces with a duration of less than 45 seconds. Commissioned by Deutschlandfunk Kultur. Part of the "Wurfsendungen", online and on air from the 8th of October 2018



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Anagrammatische Landschaften

Anagrammatische Landschaften zur Arbeitswelt

Image: Stamped anagrams on paper, ca. 2002. The single words translate into:

work station mushroom sensor fissile time snitch mutation heel reptile lightning apart exploding meringue stable trapeze parabel sits