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	Image: Bill Fontana

Special lecture: Bill Fontana

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A sound is all the possible ways there are to hear it

'I have used sound as a sculptural medium to explore how the act of listening is a way of making music. The sculptural “listening” in my work involves mapping in real time how sounds occupy and define space.’ – Bill Fontana

Join internationally renowned American artist Bill Fontana in a talk about his work and practice. A pioneer in sound art, Fontana has for the past four decades created sound installations in museums and public spaces around the world.

In the early 1970s, he travelled to Australia on a project for the ABC, during which time he created Kirribilli Wharf 1976. As Fontana’s first multi-channel environmental work, Kirribilli Wharf marked a turning point in the artist’s career and is now in the Gallery’s collection. Read more

Image: Bill Fontana

Sunday 24 March 2013, 2pm

Free, bookings required

Doors open 1.45pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium