24.11.16 Exhibition Histories Talks: David Toop

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We are pleased to announce the twelfth in our series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible, co-organised with Whitechapel Gallery, London.

On 24 November 2016 musician, author and curator David Toop will discuss ‘Sonic Boom: The Art of Sound’, which took place at the Hayward Gallery, London in 2000. Drawing together practitioners across improvised music, performance, sound design and the visual arts, Sonic Boom’s presentation of ‘sound combined with visual art’ has been identified as the first major UK exhibition of sound art.

Exhibition Histories Talks: David Toop
Thursday 24 November 2016, 19:00–20:30

Whitechapel Gallery
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
E1 7QX

Tickets: £9.50 (Concessions £7.50). To purchase tickets visit the Whitechapel Gallery website.

This event is a collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery, London and part of the Exhibition Histories research and publication project, developed by Afterall and published in association with the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.

The Exhibition Histories series is distributed by Koenig Books, London.

Image: Christina Kubisch, Oasis (2000): Music for a Concrete Jungle (installation view). ‘Sonic Boom: The Art of Sound’, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London 2000. Image © Nicola Levinsky

Author: Yaiza Hernandez Velazquez

I am a lecturer and pathway leader of the MRes Art: Exhibition Studies

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