Body Talk

Ute Wassermann

By: Julian Cowley

The WIRE, 284



Language: English

… her mezzo-soprano voice may erupt at any moment into high-pitched twittering, guttural groans, microtonal yodelling, whispers, whimpering, weird ululation, or explosive multiphonics. The effect of these bodily sounds is highly emotive, often surprising, sometimes unsettling.

…it´s an eclectic yet highly personalised virtuosity…

Wassermann´s artistry is fundamentally corporeal, sensual and spatial like a dancer´s art.