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8/27/2012 | 16:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Event | Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Excursion: Anechoic Chamber / Schalltoter Raum

A field trip to an (almost perfectly) anechoic chamber, where participants learn about the potential uses of anechoic chambers. Concluding the visit, PD Dr. Jürgen Altmann (Fakultät Physik, TU Dortmund) will talk about his research on acoustic weapons.

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
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.