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Encounter | Julianne Swartz’s Sine Body with Vocalist Ali Dineen

Museum of Arts and Design

Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Encounter | Julianne Swartz’s Sine Body with Vocalist...

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Join artist Julianne Swartz and vocalist Ali Dineen for a talk, demonstration, and performance activating Sine Body, Swartz’s installation of sound-generating ceramic and glass vessels included in Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound.

Each vessel in Sine Body produces a specific sound, which resonates optimally in that particular body. To generate the sounds, Swartz uses an electronic feedback process that reads the air mass in each glass and ceramic vessel in order to locate, generate, and amplify pure frequencies.

For this program, Swartz will briefly discuss the ideas behind her work, and demonstrate the process of locating a pure sine tone. Swartz will then perform with individual sculptures, allowing visitors a chance to hear the variation in singular tones.

Alongside Swartz will be vocalist Ali Dineen, who will harmonize and follow the resonant frequencies with her voice. Together, Swartz and Dineen will create spatialized sound patterns in the gallery with the overlay of vocal and electronic tones. 

Please note: Due to the nature of this performance, we will not be able to allow late entry. Please plan to arrive before 4:00 pm.

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2 Columbus Cir
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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Museum of Arts and Design

MAD champions contemporary makers across creative fields, presenting artists, designers, and artisans who apply the highest level of ingenuity and skill to their work. Since the Museum’s founding in 1956 by philanthropist and visionary Aileen Osborn Webb, MAD has celebrated all facets of making and the creative processes by which materials are transformed, from traditional techniques to cutting-edge technologies. Today, the Museum’s curatorial program builds upon a rich history of exhibitions that emphasize a cross-disciplinary approach to art and design, and reveals the workmanship behind the objects and environments that shape our everyday lives. MAD provides an international platform for practitioners who are influencing the direction of cultural production and driving 21st-century innovation, fostering a participatory setting for visitors to have direct encounters with skilled making and compelling works of art and design.

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