Yann Novak

Menu Recordings

Snowfield + Remix, 2007

— 2 x CD

Disc one of this 2-CD set features documentation of DROUIN / OLSEN’s 4-channel installation SNOW:FIELD from 2003. The seven tracks were derived from the interaction with a field of snow in British Columbia measuring the same dimensions the empty host gallery in the United Kingdom where the compositions were played back. Originally issued as a limited CD-R release in 2003, SNOWFIELD retains an unexpected quality that continues to reveal new details through it’s densely woven compositions.

Disc two contains remixes of the original material by Drouin and Olsen, as well as by invited artists Tomas Jirku and Yann Novak, who breathe new dimension and variation into the tracks. The intimate scratchings of the SNOWFIELD tracks open up into extended cinematic movements, with familiar textures reshaped into micro journeys through icy terrain.