- from the project Cable Car Music, 1990
The carriages are driven by small electric motors and transport strings.
The players can control speed and direction by two control pults, and
they also can control the character of the movement of the
objects. An object can be driven quickly, slowly, swinging, quietly,
shaking, hurrying or in another way through the space.
" ... Already since 1985 Rolf Langebartels works on his
project Cable Car Music. His sound installations, performances
and concerts have expanded since then in many directions and they can be
combined in different ways depending on the different places where they
are shown and performed. With precision he uses electronic effects and
image projection as his instruments for his investigation of space,
movement und sound. This "bricoleur" wearing his white overall
is nearly the personification of his motto: Let it
Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, 22.12.1991
Performance Paar, Photo: Rolf Langebartels