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Martin Messier

L'horloger (the "Clock Maker") is an audio performance that uses old alarm clocks as sound sources. During the piece, clocks and dials are meticulously and brutally animated to extract their musical qualities.

This project is based on memory, on the present, on cyclical activity, and therefore on time! It speaks of time and space, its elasticity, its irreversibility and more troublingly, of its capacity to continue when the individual has stopped!