Beatrice & Benzina
Works Exhibitions Texts Biography German
"Cocteauphon II"
2009, Humboldt Umspannwerk Berlin,
setup in relation to the space

plastic drainpipe, horn (1m diameter),

The Megaphone can be used by visitors.

The sound is "sent" through the 100m room via a network of drainpipes and emerges at the other side
from the horn.

This piece is based on Cocteau′s habit of playing the masses behind stage.
see also "Cocteauphon I" "Cocteauphon" instrument for self reproduction, 2009, Berlin