PROGRAM

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08/26/2012

8/26/2012 | 20:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Film | The Revenge of the Dead Indians

An idiosyncratic documentary film by Henning Lohner which portrays John Cage, his music and his philosophy shortly before the composer’s death. The shortest take lasts one frame, the longest exactly 4 minutes and 33 seconds. Dir. Henning Lohner, Germany 1993, 130 min.


8/26/2012 | 18:00 - 19:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Round-Table Debate with Dave Allen, Martin Conrads, Jens Brand, chaired by Inke Arns and Dieter Daniels

After a short introduction (Inke Arns on the dark side of silence), the two curators of the exhibition Sounds Like Silence will talk to artists Dave Allen, Martin Conrads and Jens Brand about their respective artistic takes on the notion of silence. The HMKV encourages the audience to discuss with the artists, ask questions and deepen their experience of the exhibition.


8/26/2012 | 16:00 - 17:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Guided Tour with Curators Inke Arns & Dieter Daniels

On this guided tour with curators Inke Arns (Dortmund) and Dieter Daniels (Leipzig), visitors will gain unique insight into the exhibition Sounds Like Silence.


8/26/2012 | 14:00 - 15:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Lecture | Ruth M. Lorenz (Maaskant, Berlin)

Ruth M. Lorenz (maaskant, Berlin), who has conceived the exhibition design for Sounds Like Silence, talks about the development and implementation of her concept, which simultaneously interacts with the works on display and allows for a sensory experience of the issues they address.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013
Exhibition | Dortmunder U

Sounds Like Silence (John Cage – 4'33'' – Silence Today / 1912 – 1952 – 2012)

On the occasion of John Cage's 100th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the premiere of his famous "silent piece" HMKV shows 42 (mostly contemporary) references to 4'33'' from the fields of art and music as well as works that deal with general questions of e.g. perception of silence or sound ecology.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 16:00 - 16:45 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Guided Tour Sounds Like Silence (included in the admission)

What did silence mean to John Cage? What does silence mean in our daily lives? These 45-minute tours will look for answers to this and other questions in the works of the artists in the exhibition Sounds Like Silence.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 14:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Jens Heitjohann | In Begleitung

It only takes 40 minutes of your time to activate and take part in this performance. Created by Jens Heitjohann to be part of the exhibition Sounds Like Silence, it takes participants on an aural journey through the cityscape.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013
Event | Dortmunder U

Sounds Like Silence | Paper Chase

During the exhibition, families with children can pick up a paper chase flyer from the main desk which lets our younger visitors discover the artists and their works in the exhibition in a playful manner.