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Sound Art

Sound art is a diverse group of art practices that considers wide notions of sound, listening and hearing as its predominant focus. There are often distinct relationships forged between the visual and aural domains of art and perception by sound artists.... [more]

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MUSIC
08.30.09
MUSIC, Classical Music, Experimental Music, Field Recordings, Installation Art, Sound Art, quiet
This August in the music area of Art+Culture, we explored ‘Quiet Music’ (Read [Part 1] [Part 2] and [Part 3]). Thanks to everyone for reading and contributing! Next month, curator Alen Hadzovic will lead us on an exploration on "Anniversaries." As my last post on 'Quiet Music,' I would like to highlight 3 artists I've been enjoying: Bill Fontana (thanks GraceAnne for reminding me of him!), an American sound installation artist. His website is www.resoundings.org. [Here] is a video about one of my favorite pieces of his, Sound Island (1994), which was installed at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Ken Gregory, a Canadian installation artist [www.cheapmeat.net]. I saw his lecture on his new work, [wind coil sound flow], which uses
Sound Art
05.31.09
amacher, a sound artist who studied with cage and stockhausen, and who currently teaches at bard, has no (or negligible) interest in recordings. her work, which is primarily concerned with psycoacoustics, is too immersive for compact disc and is highly site
Classical Music
05.15.09
Listening to the heartbreakingly beautiful music of German-born composer and instrumentalist Max Richter is a bit like gliding through a somnambulist's dream world, hazy and spattered with half-light. A conjurer of magic, he weaves intricate aural tapestries of ambient textures delicately

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