Them! There! Eyes?

Following Sonia Killmann’s Sonic Bites on Thu 11 February, this highly stylised audiovisual work addresses the concept of eye contact as a powerful feature in creating emotional bonds. Consisting of broken up and heavily processed samples of Ella Fitzgerald’s recording of Them There Eyes, merged with synthesizer sounds and field recordings, the singer’s voice becomes unrecognisable as it accompanies extracts of Fritz Lang’s pioneering sci-fi epic, Metropolis.