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Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta Collaborate for Guggenheim Exhibition in Lower Manhattan

Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta Collaborate for Guggenheim Exhibition in Lower Manhattan
To a Great City by Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta, http://stillspotting.guggenheim.org
To a Great City by Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta, http://stillspotting.guggenheim.org

The second iteration of stillspotting nyc–a two-year multidisciplinary project that takes the Guggenheim’s programming into the streets of New York City–features Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and U.S. and Norway–based architecture firm Snøhetta in collaboration on urban soundscapes around Lower Manhattan. To a Great City, the Manhattan edition of stillspotting nyc, will be open to the public for two extended weekends on September 15–18 and 22–25, 2011. The installations explore the relationship between space and sound.

The architects have selected, and sometimes altered, urban spaces embodying the concept of a central tone, extending the perception of sound in the realm of space. Visitors will experience the confluence of music and architecture at five locations that quietly celebrate the city, ten years after September 11th. Around the periphery of Ground Zero, “participants may encounter a green labyrinth created by The Battery Conservancy, reflect in an underground chamber at Governors Island National Monument, and enter otherwise inaccessible spaces in landmark skyscrapers.” Participants can visit spaces multiple times at their leisure to understand how their perception changes based on circumstances such as time, stress, appetite, and sleep.

Exhibition: stillspotting nyc: manhattan (To a Great City by Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta)

Venue: Five locations, starting at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, across from 17 Battery Place, New York, NY

Dates: September 15–18 and 22–25, 2011

Read the press release here: http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/press-room/releases/4219-stillspottingmanhattan

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Cite: Samuel Jacobson. "Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta Collaborate for Guggenheim Exhibition in Lower Manhattan" 14 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/162734/arvo-part-and-snohetta-collaborate-for-guggenheim-exhibition-in-lower-manhattan/> ISSN 0719-8884
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