HEAR THIS/PALO ALTO ART CENTER
HEAR THIS///PALO ALTO ART CENTER///JANUARY 17-APRIL 12, 2015///
Hear This! explores the artistic potential of sound, inviting visitors to look, listen, and immerse themselves in the works of five contemporary artists working across disciplines and in a diverse range of media. Including sculptures, prints, tapestry, and video, this exhibition includes works investigating perception, the passage of time, and nostalgia. Encounter a range of visually compelling sonic works by artists such as Kate Lee Short (Oakland), who creates monumental sculptures composed of stacks of salvaged speakers. Make your own sounds on an amplified wire installation by Chris Duncan (Oakland). Listen to Julianne Swartz’s (New York) woven electrical wire tapestry. Watch and listen as Mark Malmberg’s (Petaluma) kinetic mobile responds to light, twitching, chirping, and clicking. Experience a video projection in which artist Christian Marclay (New York and London) repeatedly changes vinyl records, lifting and dropping the tone arm of a spinning turntable, searching for the word “love” in the song lyrics.
site specific music wire installation. wire, hydrocal, wood, pic-up mics, speakers, mixer and acryilic sheet. Audience was encouraged to "play" the sculpture/instrument. Musicians Felicia Atkinson and Danny Paul Grody were invited to perform.