Performance: Sonic Transmission VOL.2
Nov 17, 2012 Saturday 19:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
C閐ric Maridet, The Mustangs in Social Modulator
RAM Sound Performance: Sonic Transmission VOL.2
Admission Free. Reservation is required.
This new four channel sound diffusion takes root in sound compositions presented in the current solo exhibition of Cédric Maridet in 2P contemporary Art Gallery in Hong Kong entitled DistinctFactures, a return from Langsdorff, which appoints the theoretical concept of transforming the gallery space into a Wunderkammer, a chamber of curiosity that fascinated many predecessors inthe Renaissance.
Recently returned from residencies led by a focused field recording practice in the rainforest in Brazil and in Penang’s National Park, Maridet takes The Langsdorff Expedition (1826-1829) led by Baron von Langsdorff in Brazilian Amazon as an analogy to directly evoke the scientific and methodical undertone of the encyclopedic approach in his works.
In this performative context, Langsdorff is explored as a fictitious land, an inner landscape, through field recordings, readings of fauna and flora scientific taxonomies, or Karl Von Frish’s scientific protocols studying bees’ language, as a way to represent nodes of opportunity and open pathways to new potentials of knowledge, representation, imagination and narratives; to create a new syntax of the world. ... Read More
Free admission, No need for reservation.