with text by Anne Shaw
Composer: Robert McClure
untangle my tongue is a piece for fixed media in collaboration with poet, Anne Shaw. We set out to create a work of sound and text that comment on each other. We exchanged new work over a three-month period. Some of the sounds in the piece are cicadas, cars/trains, text being read by Anne Shaw and whispered by Hilary Purrington, and various instrumental sounds.
The title directly references the fact that there is text in this piece which is altered, distorted, and overlapped. However, a deeper statement is being made about the current pace of our social media/technology infused lives.