Nancy TobinDelay Toys – Lullabies for Adults

Date(s): Monday, Nov 120 to Sunday, Jan 270 2008


Delay Toys – Lullabies for Adults

N. Forrest, 2001

For the past year, Nancy Tobin has explored the themes of memory and childhood. The project entitled Delay Toys – Lullabies for Adults gets underway with this invitation to different artists:

I have a suitcase full of old toys.

The idea is to meet in a place which reminds you of your childhood – a school, yard, house, park, etc. – where we will make a recording of you using the toys in my suitcase. You may choose as many of them as you wish. They are, for the most part, percussion toys.

NB. Lullabies for Adults is a musical project on CD, centred on memory and delay. Your participation will help me gather enough raw material for the creation of musical compositions. [N.T.]

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Delay Toys – Lullabies for Adults

N. Forrest, 2001

Nancy Tobin is an audio artist based in the St-Henri neighbourhood of Montreal. Her sound designs for dance and theatre productions have been part of the Festival TransAmériques, the World Stage Festival, the Festival d’Avignon and the Edinburgh International Festival. Tobin has, in her twenty years of experience, developed a specialization in vocal amplification for theater and is known for her distinct style, using unusual loudspeakers to transform the aural qualities of her compositions.

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