In 1997, before MASSMoCA opened, Director Joe Thompson decided to activate the town of North Adams with sound art.
O+A noticed that the town and museum were divided by Highway 2 overpass, and the resulting road noise coming from the … continue reading
O+A, West Hollywood
A real time sound installation that transforms street noise into harmonic sounds from the bus stop at the south-east corner of the intersection, creating a psycho-acoustic effect in public space in real time. The sound of traffic … continue reading
The TANK Center for Sonic Arts just celebrated Summer Solstice 2017 with concerts, recording sessions, and the inauguration of its outdoor sonic amphitheater. Roomful of Teeth, with special guests Rinde Eckert and Jessica Meyer, performed for an audience of 40 … continue reading
Harmonic Conduit links two communities in Boston. Northeastern University and Lower Roxbury now connect through sound art in the Ruggles Station.
Odland and Auinger (O+A) tap into the soundscapes of each community, choosing recording locations that highlight economic disparity. The … continue reading
O+A, Thessaloniki, documenta 14, 2017
Tuning the Ruins played in the ruins of the Palace of Galarius, an emperor who once ruled all of the Roman Empire. Today the ruins sprawl three blocks in between 60s and 70s apartment buildings. … continue reading