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Tarek Atoui's Shuffle Orchestra

Tarek Atoui's Shuffle Orchestra
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27 Jul 2019 2pm - 3pm

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Leeds Art Gallery

The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AA

An intimate performance in Leeds Art Gallery's space with invited musicians playing YSI Artist Tarek Atoui's instruments.

Tarek Atoui is a Lebanese artist who works primarily in sound. For Yorkshire Sculpture International Atoui will continue his exploration of the material properties of sound, its connection to the body of both the performer and the audience, and his interest in the invention of new instruments and instrument-making.

Atoui will be working with people across Leeds and Wakefield to create a series of performances this summer. He will construct new instruments, scattering these across the galleries’ indoor and outdoor spaces. These will be activated regularly, creating a composition and layered soundscape that reaches across the Yorkshire Sculpture International sites. Selected instruments from each venue will travel temporarily offsite and come together in different combinations in locations across Leeds and Wakefield, creating unique performances on each occasion.

Image Info: Tarek Atoui, 2013, copyright Alexandre Guirkinger.

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Wheelchair Access

A large proportion of the Art Gallery is fully accessible. Please contact the venue for full information 0113 245 8256.

Yorkshire Sculpture International
Free
  • Family friendly
  • Wheelchair access
  • Classical Music
  • Concert
  • Music
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