Creating with Constraints | Recomposed
2013 :: Recomposed is the work of Gilles Helsen, a musicologist and sound artist from Geel, Belgium. With a lo-fi voice recorder, Gilles records the sounds of his daily surroundings.
“Every single sound is taken from real life and recorded the very same day as I recompose them. In a way, I rewrite a part of my life in music,” he says.
Similar to writing thoughts in a diary every day, Gilles attempts to compose in a quick, spontaneous way. “My collages are the result of a daily, unpretentious and superficial creativity without having the ambition of constructing autonomous and well-organized compositions.”
Hear June’s compositions reorganized into new meanings without the use of additional equipment, software or sound clips. Listening with headphones are recommended.
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