NOWNESS – Todd Selby x Christine Sun Kim

By - June 4th, 2012

NOWNESS   Todd Selby x Christine Sun Kim

Photographer and filmmaker Todd Selby presents a video profile of performance artist Christine Sun Kim. Deaf since birth, Kim realized early on that “people who have access to sound naturally own it and have a say in it.” Through her artwork, she’s able to assert “I’m reclaiming sound as my property.” The transference takes the form of lo-fi equipment, used to translate sound into movement. Selby captured an exclusive performance by the artist in a Brooklyn studio, in which she experimented with street recordings of her Chinatown neighborhood, created “seismic calligraphy” drawings by placing brushes atop a surface capturing the vibrations of a subwoofer underneath, and examined the effect of feedback on helium balloons. Check out the video below. via: NOWNESS

NOWNESS   Todd Selby x Christine Sun Kim
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