Angus Carlyle A Crossing Bell in Beijing


Angus Carlyle has reworked his Estuary piece "A Crossing Bell" for an exhibition at Today Art Museum, Beijing -
What Has To Be Done curated by Chris Wainwright.

He says: "Rather than the Essex vernacular architecture-inspired original at the Estuary Festival, for the Today Art Museum in 2017, the work takes on another local meaning, this time using a temple bell sourced in Beijing with red painted wood and columns and cross-bars I remember from when I once visited the Lama / Yonge Temple."

“Ancient Chinese acoustics long ago recognised that there was sound beyond human hearing. Touching bells when sound had disappeared still yielded tactile perception of vibrations,” Don Ihde Listening And Voice.


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