Registered contributions are numbered chronologically. The addition of (+ n)
represents the vast number of involuntary or unregistered contributions.
Indeed, any sound event that occurs virtually belongs to Festival absence.
|In early February 2003 (exact date unknown), Frédéric Inigo came out
on the doorstep of his house and played a low f on a melodica.
|On the 13th of February 2003, Luiz Henrique Yudo e-mailed :
"I produced a silent moment with three little noises. It was beautiful."
|29th March 2003, Paris. Twelve people took part in a demonstration against
the war in Iraq, chanting original slogans especially conceived for the occasion.
A report of this action was published in the review MuzikTexte n°97, 2003.
|Luca Miti contributed with his silence, as written in his letter dated 4th April 2003.|
|A sound experience recalled by Tom Johnson on an
dated 1st July 2003.
|Javier Ruiz wrote on e-mail dated 14th February 2004 :
"I am still participating in the Festival Absence... Everyday I play some notes thinking of it..."
On the 18th of April 2004, from 3 p.m. to 3.01 p.m. (French time),
several people living at very remote distances from each other (Lunel, Paris, Rome, München…) played together a polyphony that nobody could hear.