Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
Curated by Ziba Ardalan, Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Parasol unit
April 23 - November 27, 2022 | Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello
Interactive sound installation
24-hour live performance from 9 pm on April, 20, 2022 until 9 pm on April 21, 2022
In this installation conceived for the chapel of the Palazzo of the Conservatory of Music in Venice for the Collateral Event Uncombed, Unforeseen, Unconstrained, organized by Parasol Unit at the Biennale Arte 2022, Oliver Beer builds on his exhibition with the Metropolitan Museum of Art to reveal the innate musicality of the material world. He has brought together a playful collection of vessels and hollow objects characterised by their animistic qualities. Arranged on plinths, each object represents or takes the form of an animal or human character. Beer has placed a tiny microphone within each of the vessels.