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Surround Sounds

Directed by Christian Marclay
United Kingdom, 2014


Onomatopoeic words from the pages of vintage comic books are projected across the walls and cascade with shimmering intensity.
Each word behaves in a manner appropriate for the sound it evokes, yet, the animation remains entirely silent.

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Surround Sounds Directed by Christian Marclay

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  • Samuel T.'s rating of the film Surround Sounds

    Experienced this at Paula Cooper numerous times, an immersive room of insanity wherein digital collage meets sound art (with no sound) and encompasses you like a tornado. Marclay is master of literally mashing instruments, ephemera, performance, and tropes of minimalism into one (skip the paintings tho) to arrive at a wild beast that can only be excreted in real time. Do not miss any screening opportunity