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BATTISTI, Simon; WHITMAN-SALKIN, Leah; ÅBÄKE (eds.)
I Have Left You the Mountain

I Have Left You the Mountain, published on the occasion of the Albanian Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, presents ten new texts written by contemporary writers and thinkers on the architecture of displacement. These texts have been set to music and sung by some of the last remaining groups of Albanian iso-polyphonic singers, an art form now protected as “intangible cultural heritage” by UNESCO. [publisher's note]

With contributions by Etel Adnan, Mourid Barghouti, Michel Butor, Claire Fontaine, Yona Friedman, Anri Sala, Michael Taussig, Yanis Varoufakis, Ornela Vorpsi, Finn Williams; the singers of Fier, Vlorë, Himarë, and Tirana

Published by Apparent Extent / l’Esprit de l’Escalier, 2016
LPs & EPs / Music & Sound

Price: 20€