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The Wire Tapper 49

Track 6



From 0:00

Described as “the manifestation of an inquiry into tropes of phenomena, existence, power dynamics, and the politics of sound and listening”, London based artist LI YILEI’s works span sound, performance, multimedia installations and moving image. On 0:00, LI YILEI deploys radio signals from Venus, Uranus, Neptune, Mars and Saturn as accompaniment to synthesizers, guitars and a backdrop of terrestrial field recordings.