Susannah Stark focuses on the mystical qualities of the voice and its placement in urban spaces, to question how images are used in a technology-driven, digital and capitalist culture. She has an interest in the mouth as modulator which shapes and organises culture, both as a bodily organ and a machine. With many works questioning how voices function and are conventionally used within the context of public space, she re-inhabits popular narrative and song to challenge material hierarchies. Often involving collaboration and inspired by writings on the ancient greek Cynics – she merges the economic, cultural, spiritual and personal into a narration of the contradictions of contemporary living, using digital media, sound, and song.

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