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Friday 1st March 2019

Gazelle Twin + Support

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NoNeed2Shout + Submerge: Bristol International Digital Arts Festival Present: Gazelle Twin + Orryx
time:19:00
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NoNeed2Shout + Submerge: Bristol International Digital Arts Festival Present: Gazelle Twin + Orryx

Find out more at
www.submerge.me/festival

“What species is this? What century?”

Forged in a rural idyll in Middle-England, the award winning new album Pastoral by Gazelle Twin exhumes England’s rotten past, and shines a torch over its ever-darkening present. Told through a troupe of multi-gender voices, in vernaculars old and new; from the shrill echo of folksong to tabloid-tinged jaunts, the artist aka Elizabeth Bernholz, presents the notion that “there is horror in every idyll, and danger lurking beyond the “quaint”

In-keeping with her ever-morphing performance persona Gazelle Twin is now clad in red and white, head to toe. The colours of a familiar flag. A nod to deep and recent history; A jester-come-morris dancer. A post-pagan hooligan, riding its Hobby Horse or conjuring terror with its pipe. Like a modern-day Commedia Dell’Arte characature, she reveals the madness and violence of “ye olde” traditions slammed within contemporary cliches.

Gazelle Twin is the moniker for performance artist, composer and producer Elizabeth Bernholz. Her conceptual albums present dystopian themes through unconventional electronic production and extraordinary live performances which feature changing personas.

Her widely acclaimed second album ‘UNFLESH’ (Anti-Ghost Moon Ray/Last Gang, September 2014) was a personal yet visceral depiction of puberty, phobia, gender identity told through a spectrum of choral voices and spoken word, backed by unrelenting industrial-pop production. The accompanying live show toured internationally from 2013 – 2015 during a period which established her place as an innovator in contemporary electronic music.

“PASTORAL is an album about growing up in Britain, looking back at how it all ended up like this, and experiencing provincial life in a political and cultural climate where I would rather be anywhere else…”

Part of Submerge: Bristol International Digital Arts Festival 2019.
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Submerge: BIDAF2019 takes place between 1st - 10th March 2019. Over two weekends the festival will present a varied programme of digital arts from artists at the intersection of performance, music and creative technology.

More information at www.submerge.me/festival

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Artist Audio:

Gazelle Twin
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Gazelle Twin "Guts (Tom Demac Remix)" - Boiler Room Debuts - BOILER ROOM
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Premiere: Gazelle Twin 'Belly Of The Beast' (Tom Demac remix) - Mixmag
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Gazelle Twin - Belly of the Beast - XLR8R
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