stereo fixed medium

Perhaps as a result of too much looking, humans will wind up not listening any more. And the eye, now become “a solitary soul” will only have ears for things that bother him. (BP)

“The fixed image of time, perceivable in and of itself, may become a part of listening as a vehicle for reliving, like a movement, the experience of a journey, or the enshrined passage of something. Like all composers of musique concrète, Bernard Parmegiani yields to this charm, which then takes the form of a permanent temptation, branded as forbidden, and a certain sense of fear. Does he not wish “to be done with the power of Orpheus?” (P. Mion in Portrait Polychrome- Bernard Parmegiani, Paris.