is an event series organised by Anne Tallentire and Chris Fite-Wassilak. They describe it as a quarterly sound-based test centre
I made this performance for hmn 2
, which took place Underneath West India Quay DLR Bridge in Canary Wharf, London, in May 2015. The title Relaxation time
is a play on words. It could be understood to relate in some way to leisure, but the term also refers to a concept in Physics which was employed by Stafford Beer
in relation to his theories of Complex Dynamic Systems. In a Physics context, relaxation time is taken to mean, "The characteristic time for a system to reach an equilibrium condition after a disturbance".
has a 'no-documentation policy'. The video below was shot on-site an half and hour or so before the performance took place.