Nottingham Contemporary explores the acoustic lives of cities across the Eastern Mediterranean and Arab world, and the many ways in which sound, music, translation, notation and recording are used to map memories and migration. ‘From Ear to Ear to Eye’ is the largest survey of contemporary artists in the Arab world to be have been presented in the UK. It brings together installation, sculpture, photography, film, music and archives by 17 artists of different generations. Exhibiting artists include: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Etel Adnan, Ziad Antar, Marwa Arsanios, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, and Shirin Yousefi. The exhibition considers sounds travelling across borders, or being used to define them, and how music and notation can capture or evoke the lived and imagined experience of places. Find out more about the ‘From Ear to Ear to Eye’ exhibition from Nottingham Contemporary’s website.
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