"Mighty mistress of the contemporary violin takes you further into the sound with Malstrom"
Mia Zabelka, an Austrian pioneer of electro-acoustic performance and composition, has developed a unique musical language based on the de- and reconstruction of the sonic possibilities of the violin, expanding the instrument with live electronic effects and innovative performance techniques. The violin, and Zabelka's voice and her body, are transformed into sonic objects that are at once primal and organic, screaming, lyrical, explosive and composed.
Mia Zabelka's "automatic playing" is a continuous exploration of sound and music as physical phenomena, constantly pushing back the boundaries in radical and provocative performances and compositions.
"M" stands for Mensch (human being), Machine, Music, and for the primal human sound that forms the basis of music and language. Elementally and etymologically, M stands for water.
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