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Tom Badley — Transcendental Etude No.5
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Transcendental Etude No.5 scans through numerous Youtube clips searching for a specific aural quality. Irrespective of the video footage the clips are then played at quickening speed collaging their sound to create a rendition of Franz List’s fifth etude, Feux Follets.
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As part of ‘Virtual Space/Digital Trace’ at Grand Union, Birmingham this video was presented in context with: music, noise, the internet and YouTube alongside works by the following artists: David Raymond Conroy, Ed Atkins, Mark Titchner, Richard Healy, Tim Dixon, Trisha Baga and William Rounce.