Memory My Time Machine
2013-Dock Gallery Carraick-on-Shannon
“I want memory to prepare itself for a life of action”
A site led performance duet with musician The Bluefood, set in the foyer and mezzanine space at the Dock Gallery in Carrick-on-Shannon as part of Generations curated by Fergus Byrne.
This large-scale, immersive, performance installation explored the state-of-recall as time-travel by layering extended vocals, physical action, electronic music and moving objects to create responsive, polyphonic electroacoustic sound worlds. This experimental, performance is a window into Regan’s practice in improvised vocalizing and immersive performance environments, paying particular attention to the relationship between motion, space and sound.
Here we considered water as a medium for memory.
During a long journey, time seems affected. Is it possible that time can be altered to facilitate new patterns of thought-in-motion? Taking the themes of exploration, emigration and travel in a response to the site, we explored the existing acoustic action of the space as a means of amplifying our improvised journey through internal and external states-of-song.
Photographer: Brian Creggan