IDEA: A special program dedicated to sound art at Context Art Fair New York.
WHAT: Sound Positions creates an immersive and intimate listening experience, with works by an international selection of emerging and established sound artists.Audio artworks by an international selection of established and emerging artists from North America, Europe, and Asia. A collection of: electronic composition, field recording, audio poetry, experimental documentary, and sound collage. Each work invites the listener to enter into an alternate sonic world that rewards careful and sustained attention – for a minute, a half hour, or longer.
Curated by prof. Christoph Cox, this year’s program features sound works by
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Olivia Block, Maria Chavez, Holly Herndon, Ernst Karel, Matt Krefting, Chris Kubick, Jake Meginsky, Aura Satz, Jennifer Walshe, Yan Jun, and Dajuin Yao.
WHERE: Context Art Fair New York, Pier 94, Hudson River at 12th Avenue at 55th Street, New York City.
WHEN: May 3 – 8, 2016
WHY: The works provide a sampling of some of the most prominent and compelling practices in sound art today.
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