Thursday, March 06, 2008

Marcus Coates: "This Wild Melody" Barbican, London, UK

This Wild Melody
by Marcus Coates
8 March 2008
Barbican Cinema 2
Tickets: £4
Time: 4.30pm

Part of the Barbican Do Something Different Weekend of events throughout the centre.

Artist Marcus Coates and wildlife sound consultant Geoff Sample present This Wild Melody , a choral performance of British birdsong performed by members of LSO St Luke’s Community Choir .

This multi-media event uses digital audio and video projection to enable the singers to accurately replicate birdsong. Specially commissioned by Barbican Art Gallery to coincide with Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, this unique musical event builds on Coates’s ongoing investigations into our relationship with different species and what it is to be human.

Open to all ages.

Barbican Art Gallery: Home to London's intergalactic art gallery.