Sleeping concert

Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi
17/06 - 18/06/2017
H 11:59 PM

Event

From Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 June, from midnight to 8am
There's a child sleeping near his twin - Sleeping concert

For the first time, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi hosts a nocturnal concert conceived to be experienced in a state of total or partial sleep. There's a child sleeping near his twin is a performative event that enables the public to experience a collective sound dream.

For approximately eight hours, the three sound-performers Aldo Aliprandi, Johann Merrich and Federico Dal Pozzo, with various electronic instruments, modulate a sound with a slow rhythm that affects the perceptive system of participants who are in a state between sleep and wakefulness. The procedure of the event is inspired by practices of mystical traditions revolving around sound and was developed in the 1980s by Robert Rich, one of the most influential composers of ambient music.

Curated by Bes: Valentina Lacinio e Eleonora Milner

Practical information
Participants are invited to bring their own sleeping bag. A pillow and comfortable clothes are recommended.

Free entry. The number of participants is limited. Booking is therefore required:
teatrino@palazzograssi.it (from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 3pm)
A number of places are reserved to the Members of Palazzo Grassi - Punta della Dogana

Booking must be done by Friday 16 June at 12pm.
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