A video and sound Art work by diF (Konrad Bayer + Ish Shehrawat )
'In Between Days' is a post-modern sonic+visual interpretation of Delhi by diF [diF.fuSeD beats] The video's composition style has a Dadaist approach to it. Here a split screen reflective effect is used to bring out other hidden spaces and activities of the city which are basically over looked in plain video and perception. Hence this Video generates a life of it's own while bringing these objects that make up the city spaces into new light. The Video also reflects upon the intrinsic speed and unorganized development that connects these spaces within the city of Delhi.
For the 'sound design/ composition' unconventional material like car horns and construction sounds to compose the tracks, as these tracks in some ways represent the 'urban utopia/Distopia of materialism hitting a brick wall. On the track 'Blue Hour' car horns which are the most common sound/noise in urban Delhi's Soundscape are carefully manipulated to create a beautiful trumpet like sound which is juxtaposed with a piano and drums with glitchy highs which are always going in and out of equilibrium of the Rhythm. This in turn reflects upon a personal unbalanced experience of excessive cars and traffic jams in Delhi. The experience of the sound and the video together becomes subjective to the viewer and to to what we as artists are trying to represent in our works.
This work has been presented at
2009 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) , Delhi
2009 Delhi Within , India Habitat Center, Delhi
2010 City as a Studio, Sarai-CSDS, Delhi