Luke Fowler: Screening of A Grammar for Listening

8 Jan 2011

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Nottingham Contemporary

Nottingham, United Kingdom


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  • Any bus to Nottingham City Centre
  • Lace Market Tram Stop
  • Nottingham Station

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In film, sound is usually incidental; an accompaniment for visual images. Luke Fowler reverses that equation: in A Grammar for Listening (Parts 1- 3) the subject is sound.

Collaborating with sound artist Lee Patterson, whose environmental recordings capture sounds that are usually unheard: recordings of underwater life, the pulsations of neon lights and the explosions of burning walnuts to produce a dialogue between looking and listening.

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