The Player Piano draws inspiration from perforated piano rolls used in old pianolas. Sequential rolls of paper at the keyboard flows and rolls out gradually whilst Composer Ross Whyte performs and Visual Artist Kate Steenhauer draws, creating a dialogue which consists of a dynamic sequence of movements unfolding in time and pulsating in rhythm.
The Player Piano was part of Edinburgh Summerhall Scratch Night in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre on Thursday 7 November 2019.
The Scratch Night is an opportunity to share a 15-20 minute piece of work in progress with an audience, as part of a mixed bill of new work. Read Read more and see additional footage in https://katesteenhauer.com/the-player-piano.