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Susan Phillipsz: If I With You Would Go

at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

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Susan Phillipsz: If I With You Would Go

In the sound work If I With You Would Go, artist Susan Philipsz sings eight different versions of the traditional ballad “James Harris,” also called “The Daemon Lover.” It tells the story of a married woman seduced by a long-lost lover, who is secret

In the sound work If I With You Would Go, artist Susan Philipsz sings eight different versions of the traditional ballad “James Harris,” also called “The Daemon Lover.” It tells the story of a married woman seduced by a long-lost lover, who is secretly the devil in human form. With promises of adventures and treasure, he lures her onto his ship, only to scuttle it with his cloven hoof, drowning and sending her to hell.

Philipsz uses sound, song, and site to heighten awareness of space,

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 978-745-9500

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LOCATION

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex St, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

Dates and Times

Thu, May 19, 2022

10:00 am at Peabody Essex Museum

Fri, May 20, 2022

10:00 am at Peabody Essex Museum

Sat, May 21, 2022

10:00 am at Peabody Essex Museum

Sun, May 22, 2022

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Thu, May 26, 2022

10:00 am at Peabody Essex Museum

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