Takis - Sound of Void
  Year :   1963
  Location :   USA
  Worktype :   Musical Sculpture
  Materials:   -
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Arte_Povera
Electricity
Sculpture
  Work Details  
  his first musical in collaboration with Earl Brown. It is entitled the Sound of Void and is exhibited one year later in Cordier-Ekstrom Gallery in New York in an exposition under the title “For Eyes and Ears”. In 1963 Takis creates his first musical in collaboration with Earl Brown. It is a musical work of his, entitled Sound of the Void and shown at the exhibition For the eye and the ear in New York and it presented for the first time the repetition concept of Takis music, which constitutes an original and substantial part of his work. Takis musical sculptures are based on the simple concept of using magnetic waves caused by electricity as a means to activate repeated musical sounds: the latter are to be heard every time a needle strikes a string, when attracted by a magnet.The Sound of Void is the predecessor of the Musical Sculpture . Accessed 08.04.2008 from http://www.takissculpture.com/