Danger Music ## (for Dick Higgins & Alison Knowles)

Danger Music 1line break white 600 x 1 pixelsDANGER MUSIC ## – ORIGINAL SCORE (FOR DICK HIGGINS)

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  • Realty Ads from 1996 to the present for BedStuy*

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Reinterpret the Fluxus score “Danger Music #17” as follows:

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Sort the ads in chronological order from old to new. Read them aloud, in order, stating the year and price with extra emphasis either at the beginning or end of each ad. Raise your voice a little as you go so that you you start at a normal volume, but end in a scream.

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*Note: BedStuy is a predominantly black neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY that has been increasingly targeted for gentrification since the 1990′s. If you live in a neighborhood that is being gentrified, please substitute real estate ads from your area.

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Black culture or history topic: Gentrification

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Art concepts: 1) Fluxus. 2) Abstraction i.e. “the act of considering something as a general quality or characteristic, apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances.

Contemporary Artists: Alison KnowlesDick Higgins.

DANGER MUSIC ## – REMIX FOR ALISON KNOWLES
Remix based on Allison Knowles’  Newspaper Music” by asking friends to help you read the ads directly from the newspapers in a chorus.
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