Parallel Lives: Maja Ratkje & Kathy Hinde

March 2010

Check exclusive footage from The Wire curated Parallel Lives event...

Exclusive footage of Maja Ratkje and Kathy Hinde's collaborative work, Birds And Traces. The composition was created during a week long residency at Aldeburgh Music as part of Faster Than Sound, a series of residencies set up to promote crossover between classical composers and artists working with electronic media. Inspired by the themes of bird migration, the season of Spring and climate change, Birds And Traces involved school children local to the Snape area reinterpreting Norwegian songs about birds and Spring along with making origami birds and mapping out bird migration routes.

Alongside the resulting composition, the artists created two installations which included research materials produced during their residency and a multimedia film sculpture. The performance featured Norwegian accordionist Frode Haltli. Parallel Voices was curated by The Wire.

Also performing at Parallel Lives was Marina Rosenfeld, watch exclusive footage of her installation and performance here.

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