Bodies of Work

Metal Pessoa, Berlin
June 30, 2012
Performance: Performer, tape-cassette recording, boom-box.

Exhibition venue: "...and they installed the office in the tavern," The Office, 3 Schwestern, Berlin play a Metal Pessoa outtake

This performance involves a recording of Maxwell reading Fernando Pessoa’s unsigned, “Letter to Two French Magnetists” (Lisbon, 10 June, 1919, translated by Richard Zenith, 2001), interpreting it through a range of voices influenced by Heavy Metal styles (from Hair and Prog to Grunge and Death).