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Lambert Crickxstraat 30
1070 Brussels, Belgium


Manon de Boer

CD, stereo, BE, 1998, 6’45”

Three short monologues of different people speaking Spanish, Dutch and French were first recorded and later given to an Anglophone singer (Alison Goldfrapp). She was asked to listen and vocally interpret this material. Not understanding the languages, she did so on the basis of tone, rythm and intonation.

Concept Manon de Boer
Voice Alison Goldfrapp
Sound recording Manon de Boer & Alison Goldfrapp

Switch has been on display at the following locations:

M HKA Antwerpen, (BE) May 21–Aug 22 2010 Mudam Luxembourg, (LU) Feb 19–May 25 2009 Galeria Vermelho Sao Paulo, (BR) Nov 25–Dec 31 2008 Jan Mot Brussels, (BE) Friday, Jul 4 2008 Frankfurter Kunstverein Frankfurt, (DE) Feb 7–Apr 27 2008