Scaffolding by Frozen Music l NWM2010 Afterhours:: Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 6-9 p.m. :: at the Miami Art Museum, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami :: members $5; non-members $15 :: For more information contact: RSVP@miamiartmuseum.org or 305.375.1704 ::
Scaffolding is a new three-hour long piece by Frozen Music created for Miami Art Museum in celebration of the exhibit New Work Miami 2010. In typical FM fashion, Scaffolding is designed to interact with aspects of the museum’s architecture to uncloak acoustical phenomena mostly hidden to the naked ear. This is achieved through sound projections emanating from a fifteen feet tall quadraphonic sound wall aimed at the building.
The word quadraphonic refers to four-speaker setups in a horizontal plane surrounding the listener. With Scaffolding, the members of FM reconfigure the quadraphonic-listening perspective by defining a vertical plane that can be experienced more like a tall movie screen (when listeners face it), or as projections from the building (when listeners face the museum). Continue reading