Viewing articles tagged with 'Sound'

FACT, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 4DQ

Ryoichi Kurokawa: unfold

'Unfold' by Ryoichi Kurokawa, installation view at FACT, 2016

Kurokawa’s domain lies in a ‘synaesthetic’ approach, resulting in a multisensorial experience, where sounds, pictures and tactile simulations blend and disable us from differentiating one from another. Review by Dominika Mackiewicz

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Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX

The Practice of Theories

Andy Holden, The Dan Cox Library for the Unfinished Concept of Thingly Time, 2011

'Poly’ a new programme of exhibitions, residencies and events launched at Wysing Arts Centre last month with ‘The Practice of Theories’, a group exhibition which brings together a collection of works that attempt to communicate complex, and at times intangible, theories and ideas as concrete actions and forms. Review by Beth Bramich

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Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, C.P. 3000, Succursale H Montréal H3G 2T9

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: from here to ear v.19

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, View of the installation from here to ear – FreePort [No. 007]: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, 2014

Featuring seventy zebra finches on loan from a breeding farm in small town Quebec, Boursier-Mougenot's exhibition turns the gallery into an aviary, and the aviary into a concert hall. Review by Elizabeth Grant

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Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ

Pil and Galia Kollectiv

Progress Report from the Strategic Sanctuary for the Destruction of Free Will, Pil and Galia Kollectiv, 2016, courtesy Pump House Gallery.

Thomas Ellmer responds to an exhibition space dedicated to explorations of psychedelic and institutionalised medical treatments.

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Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 West 21st Street NY, NY 10011

Matias Faldbakken: EUROPE IS BALDING

Installation view, Matias Faldbakken, EUROPE IS BALDING, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (2/18 – 3/19/16)

Matias Faldbakken’s current solo exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery, titled ‘EUROPE IS BALDING,’ finds him persistently unearthing and baring the raw, liminal spaces of meaning as aggressively as ever. Review by Arthur Bravo

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Grand Union, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St, Birmingham B5 5RS

They Are Here: Precarity Centre

Precarity Centre (Installation view)

Precarity Centre is an interdisciplinary framework and an experiment in social space rather than an exhibition. It sets out to be a much more fluid entity – one that is unfolding over time, has multiple points of access and a sense of precariousness to its content and form. Review by Anneka French

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Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, 120 Essex Street NY, NY 10002


 Installation View. (a(version)s), 22 January - 21 February 2016. Cuchifritos Gallery, New York

‘(a(version)s)’, presented at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, highlights the original compositions of ten sound artists who examine the formal and conceptual use of sampling—the act of appropriating pre-recorded sound. Review by Lynnette Miranda

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Cubitt, 8 Angel Mews, London N1 9HH

Dean Blunt

Installation view. Cubitt Gallery, London 2016.

Dean Blunt at Cubitt is as succinct as an exhibition can be: there is a high-pitched noise on a constant loop and one stock image on the wall of a good looking couple enjoying a coffee. Bobby Jewell reviews

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Space In Between, Unit 26 Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN


play(ground)-less, Installation view 2015

The gallery space has been configured to suggest a stage or perhaps some kind of arena - a forum for the artists to collectively develop their work in dialogue with each other. Review by Will Gresson

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Recorded inside Ben Cruachan, Scotland and broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Maria Fusco: Master Rock

Master Rock by Maria Fusco, performed inside Cruachan Power Station, 2015.

The voice of John Mulholland is a rich, long-vowelled working class Ulster with a bone to pick. A life of dusty toil has gritted it to the core, and as surely as he has spent his working life digging into rock, so has it dug its way into him. ‘The more we do the more we get,’ he says, ‘but over time our lungs get set.’ James Gormley responds to Master Rock by Maria Fusco.

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Carroll / Fletcher, 56-57 Eastcastle St, London W1W 8EQ

Christine Sun Kim: Rustle Tustle

Christine Sun Kim, Rustle Tustle, installation view, Carroll / Fletcher

In her latest solo show ‘Rustle Tustle’ at Carroll/Fletcher, Kim jumbles up words, images and sounds, forging signals from the noise. Amy Luo reviews

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Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Bispegata 7 B, N-7013 Trondheim, Norway

The Lorck Schive Art Prize 2015

I don't want to be anywhere, but here I am

The Lorck Schive Art Prize 2015, Norway’s biggest accolade for a contemporary artist, was awarded on 12th November to Vanessa Baird. Her provocative drawings elicit a vital energy, channeling horror within the everyday, and the everyday within horror. Review by Benjamin Hoare.

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