Soundings: A Contemporary Score


MoMa’s newest exhibit Soundings: A Contemporary Score will open tomorrow, featuring a number of field recordings and site specific audio clips from around the world. Read more below from MoMA’s site:

MoMA’s first major exhibition of sound art presents work by 16 of the most innovative contemporary artists working with sound. While these artists approach sound from a variety of disciplinary angles—the visual arts, architecture, performance, computer programming, and music—they share an interest in working with, rather than against or independent of, material realities and environments. These artistic responses range from architectural interventions, to visualizations of otherwise inaudible sound, to an exploration of how sound ricochets within a gallery, to a range of field recordings—including echolocating bats, abandoned buildings in Chernobyl, 59 bells in New York City, and a sugar factory in Taiwan.

Also be sure to check out the NYT slideshow featuring some of the exhibit’s highlights.

Soundings
August 10th-November 3, 2013
MoMA, NYC

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