Coro Informal | Informal Chorus

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Interactive sound installation made of 10 wooden boxes, each one containing the cry and the drawing of a street seller. The visitors are invited to open the boxes to liberate their sound and watch the illustration, deciding themselves the number of voices that will integrate the informal chorus.
The recordings have been done in collaboration with the street sellers from Moneda Street in Mexico City historical center. The illustrations are presented in a postcard format, based on an original series of Parisian postcards from 1901. The lyrics and the music score of the street seller calling accompany each drawing.

Project by Daniel Godínez Nivón & Félix Blume, realized in 2016.

Exhibitions:
 Fonoteca Nacional (Mx, 2016), Centro Cultural Tlatelolco, (Mx, 2016-2017), MASIN Sinaloa (Mx, 2017), Faro Aragon (Mx, 2017), Ex Teresa (Mx, 2018-2019), FKL Symposium (It, 2019), Le Mans Sonore (Fr, 2019), Fabra i Coats, Festival Sâlmon (Es, 2020), Son Mire (Fr, 2020), Galerie l’Affenage (Fr, 2020), Villa des illusions (Fr, 2021), En Traits Libres (Fr, 2021), Lycée Nevers Montpellier (Fr, 2021), Museo Artes Gráficas (Mx, 2022), Les Grandes-Serres de Pantin (Fr, 2023), Sonic Protest (Fr, 2023), Rien à voir (Fr, 2023), Les Estables (Fr, 2023), Longueur d’ondes (Fr, 2024),

Text by Tito Rivas here
Press: El Semanario (por Iracema de Andrade) (Es), Neural (En), La Commère 43 (Fr),

Voices: Irma, Norma, Edith, Carlos, Allison, Emiliano, Paco, Bryan, Remedios, Juan-Manuel, Gustavo, Víctor, Jesús and Abraham.
Electric design: Sara Lana & Cecilia Sánchez Nava
Graphic design: Diego Aguirre
Carpentry: Santos Castro Hernández