Voices / Landscapes (for the eye and ear)

Starting from 26 September, on the occasion of the 2014 edition of Around, the works of four artists – Michael Graeve, Tetsuya Umeda, Paolo Piscitelli and Phill Niblock – will be adding their voices to the familiar sounds and noises present at the Kwun Tong Pier in Hong Kong: sounds which are both natural, such as the lapping of the waves, the birds singing, the voices of the passengers preparing to board the ferryboat, and ‘artificial’, like the engines of the boats docking or departing, the noise of the foghorn, and the muffled sounds of the cars driving on the overpass above the pier. (...) In another area of the city, at the Connecting Space in Fortress Hill, videos by Carlos Casas, Paolo Piscitelli, Phill Niblock and Alessandro Quaranta will be screened. They have all been shot with a similar approach: the artists see/listen to the landscape in an all-encompassing manner, leaving out nothing of what happens in front of the camera. Namely, they record casual events, often straddling the border between what is visible and what isn’t, just as they are taking place, like butterflies suddenly appearing and being followed briefly as they fly (...).

more information HERE
see Around sound art festival video HERE

Michael Graeve
Paolo Piscitelli
Phill Niblock
Carlos Casas
Alessandro Quaranta
Tetsuya Umeda
26 9 14 - 2 10 14
Kwun Tong Ferry Pier, Hong Kong; Connecting Space, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong
Realization curated by: 
Carlo Fossati for Around sound art festival 2014
With the support of: 
soundpocket, Hong Kong; Zurich University of the Arts, Hong Kong
giovedì 2 ottobre 2014 dalle ore 18
Opening days and times: 
from Friday 26 September until Thursday 2 October, 12 pm to 6 pm