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8/25/2012 | 20:00 - 21:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Dave Allen | Inverted Ferrari

When playing back simultaneously an audio file and its inverted wave, the two sounds annihilate each other, resulting in perfect silence. Artist Dave Allen plays with this phenomenon, and by remixing different sounds creates a fascinating sound experience.

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 | 16:00 - 19:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Talk | Catalogue Presentation | Sounds Like Silence

As part of a series of talks and lectures, the HMKV presents the extensive publication accompanying the exhibition Sounds Like Silence. Guests include contributors Jan Thoben (Berlin) and Julia Schröder (Berlin) as well as Jan Wenzel (Leipzig) from Spector Books. Hans-Friedrich Bormann (Nürnberg/Erlangen) will talk about John Cage’s voice, while Max Schneider will focus on acoustic ecology. The talks will be chaired by Inke Arns (Dortmund) and Dieter Daniels (Leipzig).

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.