Grandee Dorji and Sissi Tax / tax-texte

The pink microphone belongs to Grandee Dorji. Grandee Dorji is an artist. He invented the language “Wonderlandish”. You can see characters in Wonderlandish in the photo. Sissi Tax is a writer. Sissi Tax calls her texts “tax-texts”. This means “texts by Sissi Tax” in German. You can see a tax-text in the photo.

The pink microphone belongs to Grandee Dorji.
Grandee Dorji is an artist.
He invented the language “Wonderlandish”.
You can see characters in Wonderlandish in the photo.

Sissi Tax is a writer.
Sissi Tax calls her texts “tax-texte”.
This means “texts by Sissi Tax” in German.
You can see a tax-text in the photo.
If you scroll down,
you can listen to tax-texte.

Grandee Dorji and Sissi Tax are making
an exhibition at Bureaucracy Studies.
The address is Avenue du Chablais 18, Renens, Switzerland.
The opening of the exhibition will take place
on Friday, 30 September 2022, from 6 to 8 pm.

The title of the exhibition is “duktus”.
Duktus is called in German
the manner in which a text is read aloud.
Here are readings and translations
of tax-texte in German and English:

Balthasar Egger is reading Sissi Tax:

Frieda Horstmann is reading
from “the looks, not the books” by Sissi Tax:

Leopold Tax is reading Sissi Tax:

Leopold Tax is reading Sissi Tax:

Matthias Sohr is reading “heavings sinkings” by Sissi Tax,
translated into English by Joel Scott:

Matthias Sohr is reading “hebungen senkungen” by Sissi Tax:

Sissi Tax is reading from the book “stumm filme schauen” by Sissi Tax:

Sissi Tax is reading from the book “und so fort” by Sissi Tax:

Willem de Rooij is reading “with poems” by Sissi Tax,
translated into English by Gwendolyn Leick:

Willem de Rooij is reading “mit gedichten” by Sissi Tax:

The exhibition “duktus” takes place
from 1 October to 4 December 2022.
The exhibition is open
every Sunday from 4 to 6 pm
and by appointment with Matthias Sohr.

The reading “duktus” by Sissi Tax
with Vincent Barras, Mariana Isler and Grandee Dorji
will take place on Saturday, 1 October 2022, at 7 pm,
at Place de la Cathédrale 6, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland.
For more information on the reading, please click here.

Grandee Dorji, Sissi Tax and Bureaucracy Studies
would like to thank

The exhibition and reading “duktus” are supported
by the Fondation Nestlé pour l'Art.
This is the logo of the foundation:
Logo of the Fondation Nestlé pour l'Art