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Gerard, Pierre: Imprevu Visible Inverse (Edition Wandelweiser Records)

Using guitars, violin, electronics, field recordings, abstract voice, and a "sound knife in the sand", Pierre Gerard recorded this set of 13 works in Liege, Belgium, and Wimereux, France, in 2019, using intuitive approaches to his minimalist electroacoustic compositions as he assembles his elements to convey human gesture and architectural form in sound.
 

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Pierre Gerard-abstract voice, guitars, violin, electronics, field recordings

Susanne Gerard-sound knife in the sand


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UPC: 4011778039358

Label: Edition Wandelweiser Records
Catalog ID: EWR 2009
Squidco Product Code: 30313

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2020
Country: Austria
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded ai Liege, Belgium, and Wimereux, France, in 2019, by the artist.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"people walk
you hear them
without seeing them
on thegravel road

while the wind
shakes the foliage
and thatthe birds
exchange comments

the trees have no shades
the grey sky exempt them
of this arrangement

my mind canevaporate
as light as the steam"


Artist Biographies

"pierre gerard born in 1966 (BE)

i work minimalism with acoustic instruments and electro-acoustic guitar since 2006 ..the object always present was at the center of my first research ..added a new interest in abstract voice since 2017 ..

the improvisation in situ is the source of my music work (outdoor or architectural) ..over time i could describe this research more intuitive than minimalist ..in my electroacoustic compositions i try not to lose sight of intuition, silence,and a certain form of minimalism ..

work on the object is strongly influenced by the presence of wood (assemblage/assembling, sculpture, installation _'the force fields of wood') but also glass, leather, felt and other natural materials (if possible found or recycled) ..

in objects we would sometimes see sound compositions in 3 dimensions ..besides the intuition present here too, i keep a special attention for the encounter between human gesture and the form (organic, natural, accidental ..& intuitive, minimalist) ..

each of these disciplines can occupy the architectural space,place par excellence of the gesture and the shape _'the gesture in the shape' ..

storage stolen images in the form of paint traces the human migrations mental and physical ..who can inspire my path or express my disagreement .."

-Pierre Gerard Website (https://pierregerard.eu/)
4/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Visible Inverse 364a 3:02

2. Visible Inverse 2E2 9:32

3. Visible Inverse 386D 3:18

4. Visible Inverse G3A 4:55

5. Visible Inverse 1T4 1:26

6. Visible Inverse 318 5:59

7. Visible Inverse 397B 3:47

8. Visible Inverse UR6d 3:21

9. Visible Inverse Bs7e 6:48

10. Visible Inverse 1t10 2:56

11. Visible Inverse Tt2 13 2:46

12. Visible Inverse TE14a 2:41

13. Visible Inverse 2 15 2:40

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