Data-Poesie

Performance, Clay,
humidity sensors, Arduino

2019



I experiment with alternative ways of creating a poetic performance, using a wet sound suit with humidity sensors and changing my voice in real time. I read a poem by the Salvadoran writer Roque Dalton, who was a poet during the civil war in El Salvador in the 1970s and 1980s. Almost magically, Roque Dalton escaped from prison during an earthquake in which the adobe wall of his cell collapsed. I explore the connections between poetry, matter and the body.