ANTHROPOPHAGE

1. Improvising with sounds, Yona extracts the tune of hope and despair from the abyss of dumb nature, where life and death merge into one and become indistinguishable. 

Day Zero
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2. Cannibalism allows us to see a concept of life history that corresponds to the universal insensitivity of nature to the lives of individuals, that nature which, by constantly destroying ephemeral forms, draws life from death.

Cannibalism Is A Concept Of Life History
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3. Сomposition «Hunger Will Destroy Us Before Slavery Comes» is a story about Mary of Bethezuba. Is a story of cannibalism told by Josephus Flavius in his a book «The Jewish War», which occurred as a consequence of famine during the siege of Jerusalem in August AD 70 by Roman legions commanded by Titus. 

The name of the composition «Hunger Will Destroy Us Before Slavery Comes» is a quote from the book «The Jewish War»

«Maddened by hunger she took the infant at her breast and said to him: “Poor little mite! In war, famine, and civil strife why should I keep you alive? With the Romans there is only slavery and that only if alive when they come; but famine is forestalling slavery, and the partisans are crueler than either. Come you must be food for me, to the partisans an avenging spirit, and to the world a tale, the only thing left to fill up the measure of Jewish misery”. And in “defiance to all natural feeling” she killed her son, then roasted him and ate».

Hunger Will Destroy Us Before Slavery Comes
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4. Children were horrified by the madness of their parents, who lost their minds from starvation and killed them to eat them, turning their womb into a «grave» for their child.

The Children Are Horrified By The Madness Of Parents
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5. Guided by the instinct of hunger, they eat with equal greed grass, and their own or other people's children.

They Eat Grass And Children
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6. We ate leather shoes and soles.

We ate Leather Shoes and Soles
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7. They slaughtered their children and ate them… what to do, if there is nothing to eat, he dies of hunger.

They Slaughtered Their Children
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8. A woman slaughtered her son, boiled him and sold him at the market.

A Woman Slaughtered Her Son And Sold Him
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9. A small child was lying in the cradle with his leg аnd hand eaten by his mother.

A Child Was Lying With His Leg Eaten
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10. I see on the way a woman eating from a dead horse. 

A Woman Eating A Dead Horse
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11. They poured soup for him to eat, and he saw his child's toes and hands on the plate.

He Saw His Child's Hands In The Plate
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12. A woman ate her husband and childrens.

A Woman Ate Her Husband And Childrens
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13. A dog grabbed the dead man by the legs and began to eat.

A Dog Eats A Corpse
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14. She Had Put Her Children In The Stove

She Had Put Her Children In The Stove
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15. This woman took her daughter out of the grave and baked and ate her.

A Woman Ate Her Daughter From The Grave
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16. People ate their children, when they had nothing to light a fire with, they ate them raw.

People Ate Their Children Raw
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17. They stole the bride from the wedding, slaughtered her and ate her.

Stole The Bride From The Wedding And Ate Her
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18. All the elderly say: hunger - this is the worst thing! This is scarier than war!

Hunger Is Scarier Than War
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19. The names of 19 and 20 compositions are quotes from the scientific article by Yona Tukuser - «Projection of a Metamodern Method for the Study of the Famine in Bessarabia in 1946-1947 Reflected in Historical Painting».

«In composition №19 «Hunger Suppresses The Unconditional Reflex» I am inspired by the following words of Pitirim Sorokin, who studied the effects of hunger on the human brain: "Hunger suppresses the unconditional reflex in people who have reached anthropophagy. This characterizes the historical periods of social transformations, wars, epidemics».

Hunger Suppresses The Unconditioned Reflex
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20. The name of the composition №20 «The Fire Of Biological Impulses Erupts» is a continuation of the quote from №19: «The bark of social forms of behavior is destroyed, the fire of biological impulses erupts and instead of a cultural socius, you see a wild animal, completely unlike a cultural being».

The Fire Of Biological Impulses Erupts
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21. The flammable body of our society in the 20th century synthesized a huge amount of adrenaline. With constantly increased production of adrenaline, a disease state develops.
The diagnosis of our society today, at the beginning of the 21st century, can be defined as the incinerated waste of adrenaline -
adrenochrome.

Humanity is in a chronic adrenochromic state with schizophrenic manifestations.

When with a human child hunger is not satisfied by lack of food, but by abundance. When love is manifested, not through tenderness, but through kicks, humiliation, murder ... eating human, of the beloved. As a consequence, disintegration is inevitable for our society in its current form.

Adrenochrome
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