Exhibition

Visitor Centre: An excavation of sound

18 Sep 2010 – 3 Oct 2010

Event times

Open 11am - 4pm daily

Cost of entry

Free

The Rea Garden

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • The bus route from the city centre is 37

Save Event: Visitor Centre: An excavation of sound

I've seen this

People who have saved this event:

close

Artist in residence Graham Dunning presents 'Visitor Centre: An excavation of sound'

About

During his residency at The Rea Garden, sound and visual artist Graham Dunning explored processes of excavation, cataloging and re-ordering of artifacts found on the site. He has also captured sound and created sound works during the summer residency. ‘Visitor Centre' presents these sound works and the evidence of his excavation. Graham's residency in the garden is linked to a discovery made by the first artist in residence Hannah Hull who, in her initial excavation of areas of the site, uncovered pieces of shellac used for ground fill; closer inspection revealed the grooves of a pressed record. Part of Graham's work at The Rea Garden involved uncovering the remainder in order to collage together these fragments and create a new, playable sound disc. This particular work will be presented at the co-current exhibition; ‘A Site of no special interest': A brief history so far of The Rea Garden artist project space. at Solihull Gallery www.solihull.gov.uk/gallery

Art form Toggle

Conversation

Have you been to this event? What do you think? Join the discussion here!
Remember, you can include links to your instagram pictures and to videos.