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University of Hawaii Art Gallery
What Sound Does a Color Make?

March 4 – April 13, 2007

Opening Reception:
Sunday, March 4, 2:00-4:00 pm

Gallery Walk-through:
Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 pm
James Hearon, Assistant Professor of Music and a specialist in Music Technology will provide historical context for the exhibition and an introduction into the technical aspects and interpretation of the work.

What Sound Does a Color Make?
is a traveling exhibition organized and circulated by Independent Curators International (iCI), New York and curated by Kathleen Forde. The exhibition and tour are made possible, in part, by grants from The David Bermant Foundation: Color, Light, Motion; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen e. V., Stuttgart; and by an in-kind donation from Philips Electronics North America.

Robin Rimbaud (a.k.a. Scanner)
in collaboration with D-Fuse

Light Turned Down, 2001
Single-channel video with sound
Dimensions variable, 7 mins.
Courtesy the artists

Accompanied by a soundtrack created by sound artist Scanner, this single-channel video projection shows a hypnotic tunnel of light that was made by distorting and re-processing live footage of traffic lights. Light Turned Down is one of eleven collaborations between graphic artists D-Fuse and a number of electronic musicians for their DVD project DTonate (also presented in this exhibition) in which visual elements were sent to musicians, each of whom then created a soundtrack for the video, in ongoing conversation with the graphic artists.

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