2018 Tito’s Prize Exhibition: War Tuba Recital
WAR TUBA RECITAL examines the history of conflict through sound. Combing military artifacts (acoustic locators, air raid sirens, leaflet propaganda of Dr. Seuss, coded radio transmissions, the WWII Ghost Army, and the weaponization of marching bands) with the sonic philosophies of John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, and Cornelius Cardew, items are transformed into tools for awareness, discovery, and renewal.
The exhibition is conceived of as an ongoing performance where visitors realize a series of compositions using sonic headdresses, invented instruments, and graphic notation.
Photos by Colin Doyle (1-4) and Sarah Frankie Linder (5-28)