performance - Ursula Scherrer
sound - Marcia Bassett
A new site-specific piece created for the Interference Festival in 2018 in Tunis. 4 continuing evenings of performances of 5 hours each. Ursula Scherrer collected with the help of the festival team cigarette butts in the streets of the Medina. They stringed them together and then in performance Scherrer wove them into a long about 15 m long carpet that reached from the roof all the way down into the court.
Marcia Bassett used field recordings of very different sources from the Medina and wove them together into a dense carpet of sound.
inter-woven brings together the old Tunisian tradition of weaving with the tremendous, often overlooked, issue of the waste of cigarette butts. There are studies that say that the cigarette butts are an even larger problem in the oceans then plastic. There are about 6.5 trillion cigarettes smoked a year.