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Primary Research Lab: Gareth Moore

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Fine Arts Building 124 - Western Gallery


At approximately 3:07 pm Sunday August 28th 2016


The following sounds will be heard:


mouse decoy

dog biscuit rattle

a gong

mosquito coil

electric car engine


deer rut incense

a curdling jar of of milk

outer space


peanut butter on steel

dry bird bath (from 1920)

tossed white bread

7 empty cups

an old tire rolling

This lab will present a new commissioned work by Vancouver based artist Gareth Moore. Increasingly he has incorporated a sculptural use of sound in his work, an element which will be foregrounded in his project for the Outdoor Sculpture Collection at WWU.  His work has been shown nationally and internationally, including at the CCA Wattis Institute, Witte de With, the Power Plant and dOCUMENTA (13).

PRIMARY RESEARCH LAB will host a series of engagement labs where we will create active platforms for encountering works of minimalism from the collections at WWU. These labs will highlight the physicality of these encounters. Through commissioned works, events, tours, listening sessions and screenings the lab series will contribute a contemporary and sensory perspective on these artists forms.

Learn more about the exhibit and see all the Labs.

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Pictured: A Burning Bag as a Smoke Grey Lotus by Gareth Moore exhibition view La Loge Brussels 2015 image courtesy of La Loge and the artist