Tag Archives: sound art

Utopia installation by Penny Woolock

Posted on August 10, 2015 by Toothpicker

What is the definition of 'utopia'? According to the Oxford dictionary, the definition is as follows: "An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. The word was first used in the book Utopia (1516) by Sir Thomas More. The opposite of dystopia."
This year, The Roundhouse invited award-winning [...]

This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Social issues, Art, Sound art, British art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, British art, sound art

Asia Triennial Manchester 2014

Posted on November 25, 2014 by Toothpicker

I visited Manchester once when I was at university when my friends and I drove to the city and spent half a day there. I don't recall much except for traffic jams and gloominess; needless to say, I was not particularly impressed. Yet when I found out about the Asia Triennial Manchester [...]

This post was posted in Exhibitions, Travel, Art, Chinese art, Sound art, contemporary, Britain and was tagged with Chinese art, contemporary art, sound art, Manchester, Art festival

Sonic city: The art of sound

Posted on October 18, 2014 by Toothpicker

Recently I have been contemplating sounds and silence a lot.
My relationship with the sounds and silence changed when I started practising meditation; and as a consequence, my senses have been heightened significantly. Yet I had to go through a transitional period initially because I was overwhelmed by my increased sensory sensitivity. I [...]

This post was posted in London, Music & Sound, Art, Videos & animations, Sound art and was tagged with London, sound art, sonic city, John Cage

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