BCC Grimshaw-Gudewicz Artwork Gallery to open up One thing to (Be)Hold

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.

Mary Edward's original site-specific works will be accessible in five locations across the Bristol Fall River Campus and are designed to be listened to through headphones by scanning displayed QR codes using your smartphone’s camera function.

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.