A Slightly Curving Place


Photo: Madhuvanti Vighnaraja

Photo: Madhuvanti Vighnaraja

As a self-taught acoustic archaeologist, Umashankar Manthravadi has been building experimental ambisonic systems to measure the acoustic properties of ancient and medieval performance spaces across India. Curated by Nida Ghouse and bringing together writers, dancers, voice actors, musicians and recordists, the exhibition is conceived as a multiauthored staging of sound objects, composed using archival material and on-site recordings. An accompanying publication will engage with a broader discourse of classicism, archaeology, and contemporary art.

Part of The New Alphabet

The exhibition is postponed. The decision is based on the current recommendations on how to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). More...

Exhibition, publication

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