[ARENA] The Mews Radio Programme Series - Beatriz Albuquerque "Sound Sculpture: A Poet in New York" | 8th December, 17 - 21

Manuela Sao Simao manuelasaosimao gmail.com
Quarta-Feira, 5 de Dezembro de 2012 - 02:25:43 WET

*The Mews Radio Programme Series*

**Second Episode: *Beatriz Albuquerque*
*"Sound Sculpture: A Poet in New York"*

The Mews Radio Programme Series is a curatorial project started in October
2012. It aims to present different possibilities of work for Radio.
The project's first episode was transmitted by the Portuguese web-based
Radio Zero (Lisbon), British Resonance FM (London) and Mobile Radio at the
Bienal de São Paulo.

The Mews Radio Programme Series' first episode presented a work by the
German sound and media artist Christoph Korn. Showed as a sound
installation as well as a radio broadcast, Korn's work was the first of a
series inspired by the theme of *silence*.

The second episode, by Beatriz Albuquerque,  will be presented in the shape
of a sound sculpture at The Mews *Common Room* as well as will be
broadcasted on Radio platforms for which the piece was also specifically

Presentation in The Mews Common Room:
*8th December from 17 - 21 *

The first radio transmission of the piece will be on* 9th December*
from *Mobile
Radio Project at the 30th Bienal de São Paulo*:
*17:40 - UK time*, 15:40 - Brazilian time

Further dates will be announced at the Mews website


"Sound Sculpture: A Poet in New York"

Beatriz Albuquerque, 2012

Duration: 18m 54s

The NYC based Portuguese visual and performance artist Beatriz Albuquerque
was challenged to create a sound piece for The Mews Radio Programme Series
inspired by the theme of *silence*.
Her response to this invitation comes in the "shape" of a "Sound Sculpture:
A Poet in New York",
coming in continuous to her sculpture score sound series and her Project "A
Poet in New York" that started in 2010.
This sound piece is a recording of a 3-D sculpture score with 1 inch.
The sculpture is an exact proportional replica of the artist's body in the
contra torso position (a reference to classical Greek sculptural form),
while wearing a costume part of her performance "A Poet in New York".



"Sound Sculpture: A Poet in New York" was produced especially for this
edition of
The Mews Radio Programme Series, a project curated by Manuela São Simão.

Radio Broadcasts of the piece during the month of December:
http://resonancefm.com - 104.4 FM


*The Mews Project*

15 c Osborn Street, London, E1, UK
Alley behind the Whitechapel art gallery
For a map click HERE <http://the-mews-contacts.blogspot.co.uk/>

Website: www.the-mews.org
mail (at) the-mews.org

Manuela São Simão


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