Posted on October 9, 2020
Seeing Sound curator, Barbara London, and Seeing Sound artist, Samson Young, featured in ArtNews’ 11 Essential Sound Artworks, from Reviled Noise Orchestras to Protest-Minded Installations. Click here to read the full article.
“In essence, London had helped define a medium that was newly emergent back then, but her explanation offered few parameters—which was exactly the point. Anything aural—radio art, spoken word poetry, the chiming of clocks, even silence itself—was game. The 1983 show “Sound/Art” at the SculptureCenter in New York City helped expand the canon of sound artists, and since then, new technologies have brought in new artists, who have helped make the medium one of the defining ones for right now. Below, a look back at 11 essential sound artworks.”