WOULD I LIE TO YOU

2012 sound, 4’ 41’’, loudspeakers, light, stage     electronically processed pop song "Would I Lie to You" by an American music duo Charles and Eddie   original sheet music is played by various percussion instruments, thus creating a militant rhythm; speech synthesis software transforms the lyrics to spoken words   a false, manipulated version of the song is created, although the text is trying to convince us otherwise, i.e. that we would never lie   lie as a dominant fact of the present moment   the positions that disseminate lies are trying to convince (us) that they are actually being sincere   presentation: the song is continuously played from two loudspeakers suspended over the stage; stairs that lead to the stage invite the viewer to climb up and assume "the position"