Listening to #mallsoft is to enter in to a kind of meta-fiction, an act of place-making, and to witness a peculiar shift in time. Small expository details and spatial clues bring to life imagined, forgotten or lost spaces.
Standing in a long hallway, doors of adjacent rooms open and close. Caught at attention, we perceive sounds and […]
A research project to recover audio tapes from the Venturi, Scott-Brown and Izenour’s studio in Las Vegas, 1969, with support from the Graham Foundation.
June Callwood Park, Toronto, Summer 2015. www.oktaproject.ca
The ‘quiet side’ of Montreal’s noise barriers.
In Las Vegas, there are hidden noises everywhere.
Roughly, our island, played on a vast turntable. montrealphonographe.ca
In the background, more music for the arcades.
Hands on radios in cities scattered across the spectrum.
A future Montreal of the past is revisited in an alternate present.
Most dangerously, it is the romantic song that once spatialized causes such disruption of program.
A grove of poplar trees sits atop an embankment overlooking the St. Lawrence River.
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