Yappy Pace

for Bonnie Whiting and Jennifer Torrence - not yet performed

diy/toy instruments

Yappy Pace is a child's playground. Consisting mostly of homemade and toy instruments, the performers scoot about in a diagonal formation for the sake of “musical performance." And while the objects themselves hardly yield polished sounds, they do have a way of collectively contributing to a very specific kind of artistic production. Synonymously, clichéd linguistic phrases randomly selected and decontextualized from everyday speech are dissected and dismantled to reveal not only the oddities, but also absurdities of language. Without irony, Yappy Pace seeks to assert the hegemony of the means over the materials.

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