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Sunday Family Workshop: The Music of Sound19 October 2014


Image credit: SoundFjord/A Company of Enthusiasts. Material Studies at Sound//Space at V22 Summer Club


The Music of Sound: Improvisation with Everyday Materials

Sunday 19 October, 2.30 – 4pm

£5 per family| Suitable for ages 5 – 15 yrs

With ideas of expanded listening, and performance in mind, join SoundFjord’s director, Helen Frosi, for an afternoon of listening and playing with sound.

By using Shinro Ohtake's exhibition as a direct source of inspiration, those attending The Music of Sound workshop will learn to improvise and experiment sonically with materials associated with the artist’s practice.

Together, attendees will find the unusual and miraculous “music” hidden in everyday materials such as paper, tape, card, wood, thread, wire, metal, sand, seeds and the like. Through simple experiments attendees will find creative ways to make and perform sounds individually and as part of a group.

At the end of the session, workshop attendees will leave with an expand vocabulary around sound and music, listening and performing.

PLEASE NOTE: No musical knowledge is necessary to attend!

Biography: SoundFjord is a curatorial and educational platform dedicated to the sonic arts and related practices. SoundFjord fosters research and critical listening practices, and encourages a deeper understanding- and wider knowledge of sound art through curated experiences, cultural knowledge and skills exchange, education and play. You will find its activities online, on air and in situ.


19 Oct 2:30pm