Sounding Objects

Pump House Gallery

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Event location:
Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 10th Jan 2018 to
Sun 1st Apr 2018

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Where:Pump House Gallery SW11 4NJ
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Wednesdays - Sundays: 11:00 - 16:00

About the event

Alongside Sriwhana Spong’s exhibition, a hook but no fish, artists Rebecca Glover and Fritha Jenkins present ‘Sounding objects’. Drop in to the gallery’s Project Space during gallery opening hours to discover a landscape made from found objects and sculptures waiting to be tapped, rattled and played by visitors. Explore the sonic properties, voice and identity of the objects on display and use them to create your own soundscape. Experience sound in a fresh way after listening to a guided sound walk of the park and creating your own musical score using the sounds of the park.

Join us on 25 March as the project culminates in a final performance by the artists, working with all the sounds, surfaces and sculptures that have been developed and collected.

Sundays 14 January, 28 January, 11 February, 25 February, 11 March and a final performance on 25 March.

Join us for free drop-in family workshops led by Rebecca Glover and Fritha Jenkins.

As part of the InHouse project, these workshops offer a range of activities for all ages, such as sculpture-making, performance games and recording techniques, providing a fun and interactive way for families to creatively explore listening, sound, objects and place.

Rebecca Glover works across the disciplines of installation, sound, sculpture and performance, exploring the relationship between the body and its environment. Rebecca is currently doing her postgraduate in Sound Arts at EPAS in Ghent where she is researching intimacy, acoustics of cavities and voice. She studied with Alt MFA (2013), Edinburgh College of Art (2009) and St Oswald’s School of Painting (2006). She is a visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins and The Art Academy London. She was recently artist in residence at Florence Trust, London, recent presentations of work include Gouvernement (Ghent), Florence Trust, Hewing Whittare Project Space, Diaspore Space, SHELF Wales, Deptford X and for Radiophrenia at CCA Glasgow.

Fritha Jenkins is a multidisciplinary artist working across sculpture, performance, sound, music and video. Research interests include water, domestic labour, gender and found performance. They studied at Ruskin School of Art (2016), Goldsmiths College (2002), and with Alt MFA, a peer led DIY art school (2010 - ongoing) and are the current recipient of the Pete Lloyd Lewis Studio Award at Chisenhale Artplace (2017/18). Exhibitions and performances have included; Toynbee studios, Artlicks, Chisenhale Dance Place, Modern Art Oxford, Guest Projects, Whitechapel Art Gallery and Supernormal Festival. Education, teaching and collaboration are integral to their practice and Fritha has taught and run projects in universities, hospitals, care homes, schools and theatres.

Drop-in workshops for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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