Georg Bures Miller
Maurice van Tellingen
Carl Michael von Hausswolff
The exhibition focuses on artistic engagement with sound conversion. 27 international artists working in a range of genres (fine art, sound art, media art, digital culture) employ the loudspeaker as an aid, an art object, innovative technology or as a "victim" in sound sculptures, sound installations, videos, mixed media installations and depictive works.
Curator Georg Weckwerth
Air is the medium by which sound travels, the speaker is the medium of its transformation.
The exhibition TONSPUR_expanded ∞ The Loudspeaker focuses on artistic engagement with sound conversion.
27 international artists working in a range of genres (fine art, sound art, media art, digital culture) employ the loudspeaker as an aid, an art object, innovative technology or as a "victim" in sound sculptures, sound installations, videos, mixed media installations and depictive works (the latter case, for instance, in the sculpture AUDIO GUILLOTINE by Artist-in-Residence Benoît Maubrey, where speakers are "beheaded").
Gary Hill (USA), Janet Cardiff & Georg Bures Miller (CDN), Bernhard Leitner (A), Dawn Scarfe (GB), Sabine Groschup (A), Werner Reiterer (A), Tyler Adams (USA), Clemens Leuschner (GER), Matthias Deumlich (D), Douglas Henderson (USA), Timo Kahlen (D), Via Lewandowsky (D), Friedrich Jürgenson (S), Robin Minard (CDN), Gordon Monahan (CDN), Ignaz Schick (D), Robert Schwarz (A), son:DA (SLO), Maurice van Tellingen (NL) und Stephen Vitiello (USA). Als Artists-in-Residence des quartier21 werden Rolf Julius (D), Benoît Maubrey (USA), Jean-Pierre Gauthier (CDN), Charles Stankievech (CDN) und Carl Michael von Hausswolff (S)
The freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL is being used for the first time in this exhibition as a listening space where the audience has both its eyes and its ears opened.
An exhibition in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, as well as the German and Canadian Embassies in Vienna.
Image: (c) Gary Hill and Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
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Opening of the exhibition 10 Dec 2010, 6pm
Including a performance by Benoît Maubrey* AUDIO GUILLOTINE
freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
Museumsplatz 1/5 A-1070 Wien
daily 10 am –7pm, last day of exhibition 20 Feb 2011 Extended opening hours until 9pm