Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You

Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You

Details

  • Instrumentation: various instrumentations, with soundtrack and video.
  • Duration: 30-45"
  • Year: 2013, rev. 2014.
  • Performances in August 2014 were supported by the Made in Scotland Showcase and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
  • Made in Scotland Showcase Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You is an ever-changing collection of pieces about our relationship with technology. What purpose do we serve in a world inundated and overrun with new technologies? Is it possible to keep our human identity in an era dominated by the machine? Are you expendable?

Replaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You forms one half of Ensemble Thing's Replaceable Things show.

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Performance history

  • 17th August 2014, Summerhall, Edinburgh; Ensemble Thing.
  • 16th August 2014, Summerhall, Edinburgh; Ensemble Thing.
  • 15th August 2014, Summerhall, Edinburgh; Ensemble Thing.
  • 3rd May 2013, RCS, Glasgow; Red Note Ensemble with MusicLab, Jessica Cottis (conductor).