Simorgh I

2011, sound object/sound poem.
piezo, cable, parchment, 2 channel audio,
size 80 x 100 cm
Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany

Simorgh – a mythical creation of the Persian poet Fariduddin Attar. Text passages from his book Conference of Birds are interlaced, fragmented, and composed into a sound poem. One experiences language as sound and yields to the music of the sounds, their melody, and their rhythm.

Photos © Clara Oppel (5), Dieter Haber