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The Tiger's Mind

09 May 2017

CCA Tel Aviv

"Lexicon of the Mouth
The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8pm

The CCA presents two new experimental opera works by Ensemble Música Nova, co-produced with the Foothold Festival.
The Tiger’s Mind
Concept: Tom Soloveitzik
Performers: Chanan Ben Simon, Uri Noam, Yoni Niv, Michal Samama, Maayan Tsadka, Hugit Rubinstein
The Tiger’s Mind is a verbal score by British composer Cornelius Cardew from 1967. For this realization, six artists from various backgrounds have been invited to experiment with the various tensions this unique score creates.
The Philosophy of Poverty
By Yoni Niv & Lior Waterman
Based on a text by Lior Waterman
Performers: Alex Drool (vocals), Offer Tisser (electronics), Tom Soloveitzik (sax), Lars Sergal (sound design), Naama Shemesh (vocals), Uri Noam (light design)
The Philosophy of Poverty is a textual work originally written for a speaking automaton. In this stage adaptation, the musicians take on the role of the automaton in order to embody the essence of the speech, the wisdom of poverty, and loss of mind."

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