2020 | Austria | Experimental


  • 16 mins
  • Director | Peter Kutin, Florian Kindlinger

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Heat is made visible and audible – or the other way around – the pulse and harmony of particular instruments is translated into thermal images: the synesthetic profit of the transformation fuels ever new image/sound discoveries.

Florian Kindlinger and Peter Kutin brilliantly adopt this approach in their imagistic musical suite HEAT. Four stringed instruments (an upright bass, two cellos and a hurdy-gurdy) combine with diverse percussion instruments to constitute an ensemble generating a finely structured composition propelled both visually and acoustically by extraordinary moments of synergy. At the beginning, majestically ascending vibrations sounded by three upright basses are seen...

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