Composition for Public Speakers

A sound recording of the mayor’s speech on New Years Eve 2013 performed by Vilhjálmur Jónsson the mayor of Seyðisfjörður East Iceland. The sound recording is re-recorded as it’s played through public sound systems in 4 different locations in Seyðisfjörður, capturing the frequencies of the communal spaces. The sound is accompanied with video recordings from the locations where the sound was played. The works duration is 13:34 minutes and is installed as an ongoing loop.

Audiovisual by Kristján Loðmfjörð
Public speakers: Seyðisfjörður Swimming Hall, the Church of Seyðisfjörður, Herðubreið Communal House, Norræna Departure House.

View excerpt from the work - duration 2:45 min.