Silences explores what we mean by silence and what silence means to us. Interweaving silences, sounds and voices, it reveals the rich pleasures and mysteries of experiences without noises or words.
Listening to Silence layers interweaves, connects, filters, composes and decomposes interviews, ambiences and music.
Script by Kate McLoughlin, composition and production by Thorsten Weigelt, including the piece untitled #5 by Christian Kesten"
Expert listeners may recognize:
Last Plane from Tegel and Reversing Pendulum Music by Alberto de Campo, Untitled #5 by Christian Kesten performed by Maulwerker, Berlin Hinterhof Contemplation and Vico Virtual Silence by Kirsten Reese, Berliner Dom before and Berliner Dom after by Thorsten Weigelt, I Went To Archive Silence (12/VI/2020, 04.20) by Sylee Gore, Tape noise from the family archive (Christmas 1961) and Field recording on the rooftop of Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin (27.04.2012, 15:35) by Fritz Schlüter.