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“I’ve on a regular basis been fascinated by the buildings devoted to sound—loudspeakers, amplifiers, microphones—however moreover rooms, like stay efficiency halls or recording studios,” says artist Xavier Veilhan, who represents France on the 57th Venice Biennale. This fascination spurred his imaginative and prescient for the French Pavilion: a sculptural arrange that properties a working recording studio, the place musicians from across the globe have been invited to hold out and file music inside the agency of Biennale friends. Co-curated by Lionel Bovier and artist Christian Marclay, “Studio Venezia” fuses music with the seen arts in a single immersive space, and celebrates the cross-disciplinary, experimental spirit of historic paintings colleges such as a result of the Bauhaus and Black Mountain College. Proper right here, an opera singer and pianist from Paris’s Académie de l’Opéra and avant-garde duo My Cat Is An Alien from Turin kick off the first of many courses to unfold over the six months ahead. Step into Veilhan’s studio-sculpture to experience the sights and sounds of the French Pavilion in 360 ranges.

That features (in order of look): Farrah el Dibany, Federico Tibone, Christian Marclay, Xavier Veilhan, My Cat Is an Alien

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Sound mix: Mike Frank
Colorist: Sandy Patch
Music: Farrah el Dibany, Federico Tibone, Xavier Veilhan, My Cat Is an Alien


Inside the Biennale in 360° | Ep. 2: Studio Venezia