BARBARA LONDON, an associate curator at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City joins Eoin Drinan to discuss a new sound art exhibition taking place there.
Barbara explains what sound art is, and the problems inherent in staging a sound exhibition in a space geared towards visual art.
As an industrial society we tend to ignore the natural sound environment. This exhibition brings focus to bear on this area.
One of the works features sound and video recorded at the Chernobyl site. Another uses ‘ambisonics’ to bring the world of bats within the hearing range of people. Barbara says a great deal of time and effort goes into making the exhibition space comfortable and welcoming so that people are happy to spend time there doing nothing but listening closely.
|Duration: 11'00"||DATE: September 19, 2013|
|Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus|
|Keywords:Sound Art, MOMA, Exhibitions|
|LocationNew York city, USA||Time Period:2013|
|Creator:Near FM||Publisher:Near FM|
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