What is Sound Art? And why?
Tom Service considers the rise of Sound Art, often found in art galleries today - is it a new genre or simply music in an art space? Sound artist Mark Fell provides expert advice.
Tom Service considers the rise of Sound Art, commonly found in art galleries today, and wonders whether it is a new genre or simply music in an art space? He consults musician and sound artist Mark Fell, finds precedents in Wagner's operas, considers how a 16th-century choral work became a contemporary art installation, and celebrates the American performance artist Laurie Anderson who accidentally had a pop hit with her piece O Superman.