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Oliver Sutherland — If if if if if if
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Performed live by classically trained singer Erik Schelander, If if if if if if is a musical score generated by the repeated use of voice recognition software. Its in ability to consistently and accurately render a text leads to its gradual decomposition and loss of meaning.

As part of a series of events at Grand Union, Birmingham, ‘Hashfail’ brought together work by artists Gil Leung, JK Keller, Joey Holder, Pil & Galia Kollectiv, Polly Fibre, Rhys Coren and Yuri Pattison. This audio can be considered in relation to the following: publication, Roland Barthes, video game and virtual world.