Book of Bells

Kefala-Kerr, John (2016) Book of Bells. [Performance] (Unpublished)


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Book of Bells is a sound installation designed for presentation in libraries. Originally commissioned by Durham Cathedral and Durham International Festival to mark the 2013 exhibition of the Lindisfarne Gospels, the work comprises digitally manipulated brass, voice and bell recordings that provide an acoustical context within which visitor-participants are invited to read extracts from books and ring small bells. In blurring distinctions between actual and virtual sounds, the installation challenges the segmented nature of knowledge.

Item Type: Performance
Subjects: Performing Arts > Music
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications
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Depositing User: John Kefala-Kerr
Date Deposited: 11 May 2016 08:14
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 15:39

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