Automatic Message

Inspired by André Bretons book about the surrealist technique to write or draw without conscious self-censorship, Sonja Heller and TESTCARD explore the possibilities of producing sound through drawing and moving on a big sheet of paper. Several contact microphones are attached with the ground. The noises of the movement are then translated into MIDI signals and transformed into different kind of sounds.

This work was shown through the years in different versions.

Concept/Performance: Sonja Heller & TESTCARD

Premiere: 19.07.2015 at “25 Jahre Schokoladen – Hoffest”, Ackerstadtpalast Berlin

© Fran Molina

Camera: Chris Keller

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