Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Speaking Out: The Spoken Word in Artistic Practice



Saturday 6 February 2010, 10.30–17.30

This symposium focuses on the use of the spoken word in artistic practice and its manifestations in sonic and audiovisual art works. Taking the lead from the recently published anthology of works Playing with Words: The Spoken Word in Artistic Practice, this event encompasses performances, talks and conversations by artists and researchers who employ spoken words as their material and inspiration.

Contributors include Tomomi Adachi, Caroline Bergvall, Dani Gal, Brandon LaBelle, Cathy Lane, Oswaldo Macià, Nye Parry, Inua 'Phaze' Ellams, Imogen Stidworthy, David Toop and Trevor Wishart.

In collaboration with CRISAP, Creative Research into Sound Art Practice, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Tate Modern Starr Auditorium
£25 (£15 concessions), booking recommended
For tickets book online
http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/eventseducation/symposia/20795.htm
or call 020 7887 8888.

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