Museum of Portable Sound Private View - The Courtauld Institute of Art

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What Sense is There in art?

Museum of Portable Sound



What Sense is There in Art? project is hosted by the Museum of Portable Sound. Artist Jessica Akerman presents a group of recordings that explore song and sound in the context of labour and play. Join Akerman and exhibition curator Dr Irene Noy for a private listening of this exhibition at the Museum of Portable Sound. Museum Director John Kannenberg will introduce and play Akerman’s work, followed by a discussion and Q&A.

Where: London College of Communication, University of Arts London

When: Friday, 17th June 2016, 6.30pm

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Credits of the audio pieces

Songs of Salt
First produced for Whitstable Biennale Satellite Programme 2010, Whitstable, Kent
Recreated for The Festival of Britain 2011, Queen Elizabeth Walk, London
Artists: Jessica Akerman, Ellie Curtis, Christopher Rainbow, Juliet Sugg

Darlinghurst Playground Songs
Produced for On the Line project by Metal in in Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Artists: Jessica Akerman, Dicky Moore and 60 Year 2 schoolchildren (aged 6-7)

Waulking Songs with Frankie Armstrong
Produced for Made in Roath Festival, Cardiff
Artists: Jessica Akerman and Frankie Armstrong

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