[microsound-announce] School Of Meat Cutting Workshop - London 26/08/2011

Senom Yalcin sonicim at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 13:20:35 EDT 2011

I thought the SoMCW detached his flesh from his body - something like chop
the finger off and wire it/make it alive once its no longer attached to you.
Just kidding, but that'd be a step forward and more of an equivalent of the
animal parts performance? Stelarc's done some pretty intense experimentation
onto his own body but any performance out there with detached body parts?

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:46 PM, John Hopkins <jhopkins at tech-no-mad.net>wrote:

> On 8/17/11 09:08, Senom Yalcin wrote:
>> I would love to see that performance you do with your own flesh. I am
>> curious about the sound and like the concept and I surely am not disturbed
>> -
>> you have full authority on yourself.
> you could probably find some youtubes of Stelarc's performances -- I had a
> friend who volunteered for a live performance with him -- he wired her up to
> a 'driver' box that he had made, and by sending jolts of electricity through
> her muscles, had her 'dancing' -- afterwards she was in such pain for days
> that she could barely move!  When you send a current into the muscles, it
> causes a 100% strength contraction of the muscle (where normally you use
> less than 50% of the total muscle strength even with maximum exertion)...
>  It will actually internally shred the muscle tissues!
> damn...
> Dr. Frankenstein, I presume?
> jh
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