Live kite installation/ performance designed by renowned Mexican visual artist Erika Harrsch in collaboration with flutist and MacArthur Fellow Claire Chase, Eric Lamb from ACE ensemble and composer Julian Wachner.
Specimen banknotes turned into butterfly-shaped kites mimic the delicate beauty of these insects in migratory flight, representing the transformative power of global mobility and the volatility of currency markets.
At Original Music Workshop, OMW,in Williamsburg, NY. Artistic director Paola Prestini
"Butterflies Roam at a Concert Hall in Infancy, Still Without a Roof" A performance designed by the visual artist Erika Harrsch, butterfly-shaped kites were printed with blown-up images of American currency, a beautiful but melancholy accompaniment to works for flute duet by Mario Diaz de Leon and Julian Wachner. NewYorkTimes, By ZACHARY WOOLFE Published: September 16, 2012