MESSAGE SENT, NEVER RECEIVED
This is a story about you, me and the loneliest whale in the world. Five people with five stories that unravel the contemporary nature of isolation. Alone in an apartment, in a bustling bar, in the dial tone of a message bank and across the deep blue – waiting for a reply.
52 Hertz uses performance and movement to reach out and touch the empathetic soul of human existence. Inspired by the true story of 52 Blue – the loneliest whale in the world. This whale first tracked in the late 80s calls out at the abnormal frequency of 52Hz and to this date continues to be tracked as it follows its solo journey across the ocean.