Tuesday, February 21, 2017

You Are There

Where: Museum of African Art

When: through January 31, 2017

I don't believe I'd ever been to an exhibit of "sound art" before, but I'm quite happy to hear more.  The Museum of African Art specifically commissioned this piece, which features sounds from a market in Lagos, Nigeria (over 5,000 miles away), played in a small room.  You feel surrounded by the sounds of people buying and selling, and since I experienced it (hard to say I saw it, since there's nothing to see) right after going to the Turquoise Mountain show in the International Gallery, I had no problem imagining the scene.

Verdict: Great fun, and very easy to add on to another show.

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