When a crawfish whistles on the mountain (2021)

artist talk, workshop & performance

in collaboration with Brian Crowley


When a crawfish whistles on the mountainis an artist talk and performance done in collaboration with a professional whistler Brian Crowley. Positioned in the utopian Cloud-cuckoo-land, project explores different whistling ‘strategies’, folklore superstitions related to the act of whistling and its ultimate value as an act of resistance.


Brian Crowley is a professional whistler based in New York City. He is also known by his stage name “The Whistle Tone”. As the Premier Musical Whistler, Brian marries his whistling talent with his musical theatre background. Brian was named the 2020 2nd Place Global Whistling Champion by the International Whistlers Guild. He is currently competing in the 2021 GWC.