LISTEN a summer of sound art

Image Credit: LISTEN postcard design by David Daniels

Black Swan Arts and other locations around Frome.     

01373 467201
[email protected]

Saturday 20 July 2019 – Sunday 01 September 2019

Welcome to LISTEN, a season of art inspired by and using sound in many forms.  We invite you to come with eyes and ears open to experience this rich and diverse collection of sonic delights.

Exhibitions | installations | concerts | sound walks | talks | workshops  pop up events and a listening hub for sharing and exploring all kinds of sound work from around the world.

Featuring Scanner (aka Robin Rimbaud), Errollyn Wallen, Mike Collier, Bennett Hogg, Artmusic, Satsymph, Jem Finer, Michael Ormiston, Sadie Harrison, Jane Pitt, David Daniels, Jo Hyde, Nick Sorensen and Poetry in Motion.  Check out invidual events in the VASW listings.

LISTEN has been generously funded by Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Frome Society for Local Study, Frome Town Council and many crowdfunders.

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Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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