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Stephen Lawrence Gallery, The Stockwell Street Building, University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

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Experience world leading audio-visual art - Art Installations, Exhibitions, Sound Workshops.

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SOUND/IMAGE Festival brings to Greenwich international artists and newly commissioned works to explore the interplay of sound and light via workshops, installations and exhibitions.

10-28 November 2020

Greenwich Town Centre various locations

EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

01 - Greenwich Sounds - "How to Make a Soundwalk Using a Smartphone" - Museum of Walking, Saturday 14 November, 11.00 (90 mins), online via Zoom

Launching a 14-day challenge for local residents and festival participants, the Museum of Walking (Andrew Stuck & Marcin Barski) host an online workshop "How to make a (geo-located) sound walk and record sounds using a smartphone". Participants will learn how to record and map the sounds of Greenwich borough, creating their very own listening experience & sharing the diverse soundscapes of the community.

Suitable for all ages. Register to attend the online event.

02 - Introducing ‘A Proposal for Radical Hospitality’, Friday 20 November, 5.30pm, online via Zoom

Royal Museums Greenwich National Outreach Curator, Matilda Pye and Sound Artist Peter Adjaye talk about the commissioning and making of a new sound-work currently on exhibition at the Queens House.

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, this event takes place in front of an invited audience of limited numbers.

Register to attend the online event.

03 - School of Noise: Drawing Sounds, Sat 21 November 11:00-12:30 online via Zoom

During this online workshop, Dan from the School of Noise will explore a different way of writing music which everyone can join in with. People taking part can learn what a graphic score is, create their own unique composition and perform it (or ask Dan to try and play it!). The workshop will also discover other ways that musicians and scientists can visualise sound.

Equipment needed: Art materials (Pens, paper, crayons etc.)

Suitable for ages 7+.

Following the government lockdown it will not be possible to hold this workshop ‘in person’.

Register to attend the online event.

04 - Audiovisual Installations Exhibition, 10-15 November, Shop Unit 3-3A, Greenwich Market

A contemporary exhibition space hosting newly commissioned and international artists exploring the interplay of sound and light. Suitable for all ages.

WARNING: May have flashing lights.

Following the government lockdown, this exhibition has been reconfigured so that it is possible to view and engage with through the shop windows and online from 10-15 November.

Register to access the online exhibition.

05 - Universal Crepitation Exhibition, 10 November - 18 December, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Stockwell Street

Exhibition of audio-visual works, spanning a wide range of practices, including theatre, video, dance, music and installation art, that explore sound as a granular ever-present entity. Suitable for all ages.

Following the government lockdown, this exhibition has been reconfigured so that it can be viewed and engaged with through the gallery window and online from 10 November - 18 December.

Register to access the online exhibition.

NOTE: The period of the exhibition will be extended until 18 December to allow opportunity for members of the public to visit in the event that the current measures are lifted on 2 December.

06 - Expanded Artforms Exhibition, 14, 21 & 28 November, Heritage Gallery, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

A weekly changing exhibition of works by Digital Arts MA Students from the School of Design. Suitable for all ages.

Following the COVID 19 lockdown, it will no longer be possible to allow visitors to this exhibition. A video of each weeks outcome will be available online which will be activated once the recording has been made.

Register to access the online exhibition.

07 - Sound & Image / Sonos Localia Exhibition, 10– 18 December, Stockwell Street Project Space, Greenwich

Sound/image works and installations emerging from research and learning at the University of Greenwich and associated with the recent Routledge Publication, 'Sound and Image: Aesthetics and Practice' Andrew Knight-Hill (ed) and new releases from the Sonos Localia label.

In line with the government lockdown, this display is currently only accessible to staff and students of the University of Greenwich. The period of the exhibition will therefore be extended until 18 December to allow opportunity for members of the public to visit it in the event that the current measures are lifted on 2 December.

The Greenwich SOUND/IMAGE Festival is hosted by the School of Design at the University of Greenwich and is in partnership with The Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greenwich Hospital , Greenwich Market, Loudspeaker Orchestra, Museum of Walking, School of Noise and Stephen Lawrence Gallery.

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