free phen375 Caroline Bergvall
MIDDLING ENGLISH: John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
6 Sept-23 October 2010

Middling English traverses language from sci-fi/horror and city lingo to dark humour, unexplained spellings, Chaucerian glossary via bilingual code switchings and texting vernaculars. Each element of text, site, sound and materials is mixed into one complex viewing and listening environment. A site specific installation, a form of abstract theatre.

Show conceived by C Bergvall in collaboration with the John Hansard Gallery, and w/ DvsNarchitectural duo, musicians Adam Parkinson, Zahra Mani, designer Alex Prokop.