Black Friday

A one minute excerpt of a longer piece entitled This is Where the Money Is, recorded immediately before the collapse of Lehmann Brothers in September 2008 on Wall Street. Myself, Abigail Norris and Rowena Easton were there making a performance for the Conflux festival, with little idea of what was about to happen. The work we brought back captures an historic moment in time, as seismic shockwaves were sent through the global financial system and the whole paradigm of our world shifted…

This short extract captures me trying to read out the New York Stock Exchange listings from the tickertape outside. The work was published by Ultra-Red on “Fifteen Sounds of the War on the Poor (vol.3)”, under the guise of “Field of The Neo-Futurist Collective”. You can download it here.