Stockholm / Sweden
In 2016, the original recordings, (exclusively sleep sounds) were excavated and used to re-compose a subjective narrative echoing the physiological and psychological agitation of sleep.
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Thanks to those who supported this project throughout the years: Professor Michel Billard and his team, J&K, Asmund, Kristine Ilsøe, Sophie Pucil, Cecilia, David Medalla, Sarane Alexandrian, Virgile Novarina, Robert Hampson.
The Sleep In Opera (2002-2012)
01 Solitude Entonnoir 08’01
02 Le Sommeil d’Albertine 05’49
03 The Hearing Trumpet 03’52
04 The Spiral Staircase 06’06
05 Namakkal’s Infinity 07’51
06 Playing Cards 07’47
Recordings were made at Service de Neurologie des troubles du sommeil - Hôpital Gui de Chauliac (Montpellier, FR) and Hans Christian Ørstedn Park’s Bunker (Copenhagen, DNK) in 2002
Composition: Ocean Viva Silver - 2016
Mastering: Robert Hampson
Front cover Photos: OVS - Le Cimetière Marin, Sète
The titles refer to artworks and scientific discoveries generated during sleep
Solitude Entonnoir: a dream by Suzanne Duchamp
Le Sommeil d’Albertine: a dream by Marcel Proust
The Hearing Trumpet: a dream by Leonora Carrington
The Spiral Staircase: a dream by James Watson
Namakkal’s Infinity: a dream by Srinivasa Ramanuja
Playing Cards: a dream by Nicolas Bouvier
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