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Last chance to view Nasher Exhibition: Christian Marclay: Surround Sounds

Visitors gaze at "Surround Sounds"
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Nasher Museum presents "Christian Marclay: Surround Sounds," a large-scale, synchronized silent video installation that consists of animated onomatopoeias projected onto four walls of a darkened room. Marclay drew from a collection of comic books, cutting out sound effects and animating them in a choreography that suggests the acoustic properties of each word. "Whizz" and "zoom" speed across the walls; "beep" blinks persistently, while "thump" falls rhythmically onto the floor. Although silent, the work plays like a musical composition, merging the aural with the visual and providing an immersive perceptual experience.

ATTENTION: This video installation contains strobe-like repetition.

Contact: Wendy Hower