How to Keep Time: A Drum Solo for Dementia
Antosh Wojcik / Penned in the Margins
What happens when memories disappear? Where do they go – and can we get them back? Using just his voice and a Roland TD-4KP electronic drum kit, Antosh Wojcik explores the effects of inherited Alzheimer's on speech, memory and family. Poems become beats become glitches in time in a mesmeric display of live drumming and spoken word. Commissioned by Mercy and Penned in the Margins for The EVP Sessions.
Age category: 12+
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How to Keep Time: a Drum Solo for Dementia7 Aug 2018
Drumming and Drama and Dementia
Propulsive rhythms from a Roland electronic drumkit, and poetic reflections on his grandfather's worsening vascular dementia: two disparate elements that, by the end of his first solo show, spoken word artist and drummer Antosh Wojcik has struggled to…