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Explorations in Eleven Dimensions

Date: 7:30PM, 05 November 2011
Venue: The Octagon Room, Queen Mary University of London

On Saturday November 5th and Sunday November 6th, sound artists Flow Motion (Anna Piva & Edward George) will perform Explorations in Eleven Dimensions in the Octagon Room at Queen Mary University of London.

Piva and George are artists in residency at QM. During their residency they explored the relation of ideas of string theory to sound and music in collaboration with Dr. David Berman, Reader in Theoretical Physics at Queen Mary University of London, and Dr. James Sparks, mathematical physicist at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford.

Explorations in Eleven Dimensions will have as its basis the sonification of Dr. Berman’s string theory equations and a series explorations of frequency and micro-tonality in the work of Bach and Debussy with Dr. Sparks.

Flow Motion will be joined for the performance by a quartet of musicians from London’s classical and improvised music scene.

The performance will be followed by a talk by Flow Motion, David Berman, and James Sparks.

Explorations in Eleven Dimensions @ The Octagon Room, Queen Mary University of London, Saturday November 5, and Sunday November 6. Performance & discussion 7:30.

No booking necessary.

For further information please contact: d.s.berman@qmul.ac.uk

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