Slide RIVER— Bristol Neighborhood College’s Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery will open up this fall with “Some thing to (Be)Hold,” an interactive retrospective of composer and artist Mary Edwards, on Sept. 23.
In collaboration with the gallery, composer and artist Mary Edwards reimagines Bristol’s Fall River Campus, located at 777 Elsbree St., as a sequence of audio encounters to reawaken us to the pure world.
The gallery exhibition runs Thursday, Sept. 23, to Thursday, Oct. 28 and the Interactive Audio Walks open Thursday, Sept. 23 and run through June 30, 2022.
Edwards utilizes immersive sound as an environmental or architectural element with the objective to enhance the listener’s spatial practical experience and transcend realistic information by taking the ordinary and creating yet another fact.
The unique site-certain functions will be available in five locations across the Bristol Fall River Campus and are intended to be listened to by headphones by scanning displayed QR codes using your smartphone’s digicam purpose.
In addition to the out of doors sound walks, the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Artwork Gallery, situated at the Bristol Tumble River Campus, will open a retrospective exhibition of Edwards’ additional sound performs. The exhibition is designed encompassing COVID-19 distancing protocols and safety steps, while providing an immersive practical experience for audiences.
About Mary Edwards
Mary Edwards is a composer and seem artist who uses the medium as an environmental or architectural factor with the objective to enhance the listener’s spatial, historical and sensory experience, often through cinematic scoring methods. Themes of temporality, impermanence, nostalgia, Mid-Century Modernism and the natural world are interspersed through her recordings, time-based installations and writings.
Her catalogue features Pure Anthem Endeavour: A Space Trilogy for the NASA Expedition of Dr. Mae C. Jemison The Wa(l)king Sample The Sweet Curve Gospel Number 8: Tributary When the Ocean Satisfies the Sky and Everyday Until Tomorrow, an homage to the Saarinen-intended TWA Terminal 4 at JFK Airport and the opulence of early air journey. Her assignments have been commissioned and/or curated by the Provincetown Museum, Indivisible Gallery, 429 Architectural Spaces and the William T. Davis Conservancy. Her most current essays can be uncovered in Invert/Extant (U.K.), The Mentor that Issues sequence, and her poetry, in the anthology, Pleasure Has a Seem.
Her retrospective at the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery marks her 1st job study of seem works. Something to (Be)Keep is her 1st huge-scale public get the job done.
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery hours
Courtyard Opening Reception: Thursday, September 23, from 4 to 6 p.m. To totally love the exhibition and sound walks experience remember to convey your smartphone, earphones and please wear snug shoes.
Gallery Hrs: Tuesday through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public
As Bristol carries on to guide with protection, all learners, college, workers and visitors will have to comply with the Bristol Together plan’s ongoing health and protection protocols, which includes putting on a mask whilst indoors in frequent regions at all of our higher education places and community events. For more information, make sure you visit www.bristolcc.edu/collectively.
To view a wayfinder map of locations of composer and artist Mary Edwards’ seem walks, at the Bristol Drop River Campus, make sure you visit http://bristolcc.edu/gallery/SomethingToBeholdWayFinder.pdf.
For more information, please visit http://www.bristolcc.edu/gallery.