"For, in your tongue, I cannot fit," by Shilpa Gupta
A sound installation addressing the violence of censorship. A symphony of voices speak or sing the words of poets (from the 7th century to the present) who have been imprisoned for their work or their politics. A grid of 100 microphones hang from the ceiling and have been turned into speakers. The recitations are printed on the paper under the corresponding mic. You can wander through the exhibit, like the people in the photo, reading the pieces of paper and listening to the voices. After each is read it is echoed by a chorus. It is immersive and beautiful and moving.
Where: Venice, Italy at 12:01 on 5 Nov 201912:01 5 Nov 2019
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Post: Something for everyone, 5 Nov 2019