Archival Records @ Asia Art Archive, a sound installation by Cédric Maridet, Hong Kong :: exhibition from February 2, 2010 to May 5, 2010 :: Opening: February 11, 2010; 6.30 – 8:00 p.m :: Hollywood Centre 11th Floor, 233 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong.
Archival Records intends to articulate the Archive’s physical and material space through the medium of sound, and establish a new connection between the Archive’s ‘voices’. It focuses on the realm bridging textual readings (of printed material) and their vocal counterparts, through multilingual audio recordings of excerpts from the collection, supplemented by ambient sounds at the Archive. This sound installation not only aims at exploring the idea of the Archive, but also rediscovering the mechanics of sensory experiences and aural cognition through a composed technological mediation of experience. Continue reading