I am not welcome
"I am not welcome" is a piece comissioned and performed by Heiða Árnadóttir at Dark Music Days (Reykjavík) 31.01.2020. Its for voice, cassette player and sewn graphic notation.
The piece “I am not welcome” is a 15 minute long, organized stream of consciousness about not being welcome.
"I am not welcome. We are not welcome.
Who is welcome. Who might be welcome.
Why am I not welcome. Why are you
welcome. Are you welcome. Why are you
welcome, and not me. How can I be
welcome. How can we be welcome.
Why can someone make us welcome.
Can someone welcome us. Is me being
welcome important. Is me being welcome
important for someone. Is it important to
be welcome. Is it important not to be
welcome. Why is someone welcome and
some one not welcome. What's the point
of being welcome if we're not all welcome.
I don't want to be welcome if you’re not welcome.
Do you want to be welcome if I’m not welcome.
Am I not welcome. "