Lullaby of the Earth / Graz

Klanginstallation & Work in progress

Installation, Public space



Production specifics
Koproduktion steirischer herbst & Akademie Graz

A bridge between two worlds, a bridge made of lullabies from around the world, whose words we may not understand, but whose voices we can relate to. And a bridge between two worlds, equally in a political and autobiographical sense: for Danica Dakic is profoundly marked by her youth in Sarajevo. From a mixture of vehement cultural and religious distortions, her central subjects remain identity, language and social parallel worlds.

In Graz this bridge links the areas of the city to the left and right of the river Mur, identified by the postcodes 8010 and 8020, whose historical social and economic division is still visible today. Administration, universities and the middle class on one side, immigration, industry and waste disposal on the other; monolingualism with a knowledge of foreign languages on one side, inevitable multilingualism on the other.

Künstlerin / Künstler / Gruppe: Danica Dakic
Kuratorin / Kurator: Astrid Kury