bob vanderbob a.k.a. bobvan

squash
sound performance
2002

Squash explores the idea of sport as a shamanistic ritual in 6 short pieces recreating the space of a squash court in an octophonic loudspeakers set-up. The trajectory of the ball becomes that of an elementary particle and the breathing and grunting of the players climax in a pounding frenzy.

Original squash recording by Philippe Ohse.

Premiered at the Nuit Blanche Sound Festival 2002 (Espace Dansaert, Brussels)
Presented at the closing event of the Netdays Festival 2002 (Halles Saint-Gery, Brussels)