52 Hertz

52
Hertz

52-hertz is the name of an Individual of an unidentified whale species.

Which has-been detected in many locations under the sea since the 1980s, calling at the very unusual frequency of 52 Hz. This pitch is a much higher frequency than any other whale species. Her eternal search for another whale to communicate is the poetic inspiration and key to this work.

Choreography and dance
Tove–Elena Nicolaysen
Music
Hiroko Komiya, Atsushi Takenouchi and Masaki Kai

Photographers
Francisco Salas, Ignazio Perra, Sari–Johanna Hannukainen

Duration
40 minutes

Year of production
2013

Trailer
Vimeo