Giving a Baby a Chainsaw

Giving a Baby a Chainsaw – An Art Apart: The Hafler Trio

Sweden 2015, 58 mins. Came & sound: Mikael Prey & Carl Abrahamsson. Edited by Andrew McKenzie. Music by The Hafler Trio. Produced by Jakob Abrahamsson. Directed by Carl Abrahamsson.

Andrew McKenzie is a British artist frequently associated with sound art and experimental music. McKenzie has, since the late 1970s, produced a large body of work, predominantly in performances, records and writings under the name The Hafler Trio. Recently, he has developed a concept called complementary education, also known as “complemation”, which is presented in workshops where the participants work together in making a piece of music based on the previous workshops’ finished piece.


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