ISTANBUL — “Broken times” are always periods of convoluted activity, of revolution, of transitions between religion and culture.
Swiss installation artist Zimoun, who specializes in immersive soundscapes and acoustic architecture, has seemingly turned all of New York into a giant aural installation.
Zimoun is a Swiss sound and kinetic artist whose installations incorporate hundreds of everyday objects and simple movements to create a foreign experience for the viewer. He asks questions like, “What are the aesthetic and tonal qualities of cardboard in motion?” Traveling recently to see Volume, his first solo show in New York, I was oddly excited to find out.
This week’s Required Reading has Serra at the Met, pole dancing’s relationship to art, tech’s relationship to whiteness, mud stenciling, sound art, ruminations on the art world by a bigwig at Christie’s and the art of getting high.