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[Season 2022/23]


APR 2023

Overhead, without any fuss, the stars were going out.
(Arthur C. Clarke, »The Nine Billion Names of God«)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #0

#0: key message from fomalhaut

Music for two pianos and an electric tree with a notorious robot, shaping the hidden message #0:

key message from fomalhaut
to spica travel supervisor
ranging @ 2202 to 2199 n.r.
initiating post-quantum code
\ reverse encryption symmetry

MÄR 2023

He dances upright
All the way to the west
And never once drops
On his forefeet to rest.
(Robert Frost, »Canis Major«)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #16

#16: emerging message from chrysalis Ω

Ensemble music (for 12 musicians) and a dancing lepidoptera, shaping the hidden message #16:

emerging message from
chrysalis Ω to archernar
through wezen family gate
canis major arriving early
on october 21st, 2126

FEB 2023

It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.
(William Shakespeare, »Sonnet 116«)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #15

#15: everyday message from α cen

Ensemble music (for pianos, rhodes, cello and viola) and clouds, flakes and drops, shaping the hidden message #15:

everyday message from α cen
to polaris audience 2001:
collect your time and go home
you turn around / revolution
no more time and no more home

JAN 2023

L’amour c’est être stupide ensemble.
(Paul Valery)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #14

#14: first messages from canopus

Ensemble music (for pianos, string quartet and bassoon) and dolls and swings, shaping the hidden message #14:

first messages from canopus
to his wife hadar @ April 7, 2160
causeway cleared in slow circle
full moon territory claimed
quick sand initiated in time

DEZ 2022

D'ailleurs c'est toujours les autres qui meurent.
(Grabinschrift von Marcel Duchamp)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #13

#13: error message from vega

Ensemble music (for pianos, bass, drums, percussion, string quintet and voices) and a triple sun, shaping the hidden message #13:

error message from vega
to dep.exec @ 2187.07.28:
mirac liberated md in 1912
thereon stripping bare the
time (rolechab) machine

NOV 2022

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.
(Graham Greene, »The End of the Affair«)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #12

#12: acronycal message from capra

Ensemble music (for pianos, percussion, viola and cello) and fast driving through snow, shaping the hidden message #12:

acronycal message from capra
to foullois & kühlenborg
awa fuhrmann cherenkov
@ 2202.01.11 ignition day
about almagest warning

OKT 2022

En effet, rien ne meurt, tout existe toujours.
(Théophile Gautier, »Arria Marcella«)

Piet Wessing: Hidden Message #11

#11: a tau message from aldebaran

Ensemble music (for pianos, celli and vibraphone) and lights falling from the lake, shaping the hidden message #11:

a tau message from aldebaran
to cor, queen in yellow,
demoiselle jeanne d'ys
safe on the green desert sand
regarding july 7, 2164

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