Viewing articles tagged with 'Sound'

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (M HKA), Leuvenstraat 32, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Energy Flash: The Rave Movement

Energy Flash: The Rave Movement, Installation View

'Energy Flash' will be the first museum exhibition for considering rave, as well as the social, political, economic and technological conditions that led to the advent of rave as an alternative movement across Europe.

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SWG3 Gallery,100 Eastvale Place, Glasgow G3 8QG

Sarah Rose: Difficult Mothers

Sarah Rose: Difficult Mothers, installation view at SWG3, 2016

The construction of this awkward environment is by no means accidental, Rose is intentionally creating a heightened sense of self-awareness so as to encourage thoughts around how we relate to ecosystems, to ourselves and to other people. Review by Rosie Aspinall Priest

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& A FOREST 8-11, 233 Spadina, Toronto / (PETRIFIES) 820 Plaza, 6820 rue Marconi, Montreal

Félicia Atkinson: & A FOREST (PETRIFIES)

& A FOREST at 8-11 (Toronto). Installation view (Detail).

& A FOREST (PETRIFIES) is a fiction, a poem, an exhibition by Félicia Atkinson, initiated by Corinn Gerber of Passenger Books and presented by 8-11 and 820Plaza.

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narrative projects, 110 New Cavendish Street London, Fitzrovia W1W 6XR

Carlos Noronha Feio: discursive foundations of sunsight

Installation view, discursive foundations of sunsight

The kimono is one of a few singular, arresting, indigestible chunks of history that Portuguese artist Carlos Noronha Feio has included in his display. Others include a vase decorated with wartime propaganda and a rusted cannonball. James Gormley reviews an exhibition that grapples with ideas of nationhood, history and displacement.

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Various venues,Sheffield, UK

Art Sheffield 2016: Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm

Hannah Sawtell, @dividend_plus, 2016.

Bergen Kunsthall Director Martin Clark’s return to Sheffield (he studied at Sheffield Hallam in the 1990’s) to curate the 2016 edition of Art Sheffield - ‘Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm’ - is underpinned by an intimate knowledge of the city’s industrial noise and post-industrial landscapes. Review by Cathy Wade

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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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