Artist name
Allora & Calzadilla
Date of birth
A performer—presumably a professional pianist—inserts his body into a hole made inside a grand piano. The hole is large enough for his body to fit through. The two, pianist and instrument, immediately seem to become almost a single element, a new mythological creature endowed with human torso and arms, ample sonorous and technological hips, and a multiplication of legs and wheels. The performer leans his upper body forward and plays from this apparently unnatural and forced position, with his hands behind the keyboard rather than in front of it. The fingers’ touch on the keys produces a melody, but the hole excavated inside the piano transforms certain passages of the music into percussive thuds, in sharp contrast with other moments. [...] 
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