Protest Academy: ‘What are we doing? What’s happening to us? What needs to be done? I prefer not to’
vinyl , 4 tracks with insert libretto, edition of 500
The academy was launched in London in February-March 2005 as an audio-visual archive that developed throughout a three weekend period at the Elastic Residence. For the occasion, the guest delegates participated with works of tactical sound for the 4 part collective score of the academy’s inaugural lecture titled: ‘What are we doing? What’s happening to us? What needs to be done? I prefer not to’ which was performed and streamed live during the weekend of 26th and 27th February. The audio archive is published as vinyl (ed 500) with insert libretto.
msdm’s Protest Academy was commissioned by elastic residency and& heimat modern, london/leipzig, 2005-06, part of General Panel’s introductory summer course on ‘Protest and Production of Urban Space’ [Leipzig, May –Aug 2005].