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Sound Art

8 Artists on Sound

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.18.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Captivating, agonizing, nostalgic - sound can induce a plethora of experiences. In video artist Bill Viola's words: "like angels, sound can cross betw...

Want To Be Less Materialistic? Take Part In This Experimental Art Project...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts

When we survey the objects randomly floating in our various drawers, bags or pockets, we don't typically process the wayward eye glasses, cell phones,...

That Fake Yoko Ono/Katy Perry 'Cover' Is Still Worth 1,000,000 Listens

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts

It's obvious why the video below, of Yoko Ono singing a cover of Katy Perry's "Firework," keeps coming back. It is, in a word, amazing. It's al...

This Mind-Bending Video Of 'Rain' Falling Is Actually Something Much Cooler

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts

Anyone who's experienced a true thunderstorm knows the acoustic complexity of rain. What sounds like a cohesive force is really just a bunch of indivi...

These Fake Styrofoam 'Waves' Are Meant To Illuminate The Ways Of The Universe

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts

The Swiss artist Zimoun wants to confuse you. A "sound artist," he takes cues from frenzied natural systems like beehives and anthills, bringing their...

Frieze Is Coming...

Posted 05.02.2013 | Arts

Last year the New York art crowd braved the East River and went where, apparently, few art worlders had gone before: Randall's Island. The remote loca...

Sound Art Talks About Music Education

Catherine Goldwyn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Catherine Goldwyn

Imagine the most challenged communities getting a simple music class once a week. Imagine linking those communities with each other across the nation. Imagine Sound Art.

A Stage for One

Kalup Linzy | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

In some of my experiences, galleries have found it challenging to accommodate artists who work in a D-I-Y aesthetic or believe there is no need to provide certain technical requirements, just because... it's D-I-Y.

Forget The Piano, Try Playing A Gallery!

Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts

What are we if not defined by our environment? This question has captivated generations, from the Indigenous Australians to modern day sound artist...

Looking Closer At Absence

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Jennie C. Jones' works address absence. Yet instead of treating absence as pure lack, Jones explores its texture, its logic, its intention, its residu...

PHOTOS: Artist Brings Music To The Masses In New Orleans

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Once again bringing people together through her massive installations, Swoon has set up a new project in New Orleans that brings a whole new meaning t...

Tight Spot: The Meeting of Truth & Paranoia

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

All recognizably representational art is a distortion. And these distortions can be either formal or emotional. However, in Tight Spot, David Byrne has done both.

The Science Of Catchiness And Other Sonic Art

Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts

For a song to be catchy, it doesn't necessarily need to be enjoyable. If you've ever lay awake at night with It's A Small World or Macarena keeping yo...

TURNER PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCED: Susan Philipsz's Sound Installation 2011 Winner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Glasgow-born, Berlin-based artist Susan Philipsz has been named the winner of the 2011 Turner Prize. Philipsz is the fourth woman and her work is the ...