KULESHOV SUKIYAKI

single-channel video, collaboration with Caspar Stracke, 2.58 min

Kuleshov Sukiyaki is inspired by, and maintains as its soundtrack, Terre Thaemlitz’s “Systoles” compositions.

In his album “INTERSTICES”, Terre Thaemlitz describes: “…systole in prosody means the shortening of a naturally long syllable, systolic composition procedurally refers to the shortening of sound sources by removing primary passages in order to create new compositions.

In “Systoles”, the passages most commonly deleted are vocals, in order to hear the interstitial sounds at their periphery. Often times the remnants of a singer’s inhalation and exhalation can be heard in the remaining passages, suggesting emotional, physical and/or sexual exasperation, and occasionally resulting in the whispering of new words…”