What You See is What You Hear

Wed 5 Feb – Wed 5 Feb 2020
A tour group stand in a circle in the British Library Entrance Hall at St Pancras
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Join us for a site-specific sound tour of the British Library and hear about the ideas in some of the public art on display

Astronomy, Nature and Us 

Tuesday 4 February 17.00 and Wednesday 5 February 18.00
Meeting point: Entrance Hall

This sound tour explores the relationship between humans and their wider environment using art and sound. The sound recordings used were made in South America, the Middle East and Africa whilst the artworks included on the tour can be found in and around the British Library. This sound tour has been curated by Jasmine Pierre. 

Waves of Resonance

Tuesday 4 February 18.00 and Wednesday 5 February 17.00
Meeting point: Entrance Hall 

Join this sound tour which focuses on the lives of three artists and how themes from their works draw on their associations to music, sea and landscape. Inspired by the work of Ian Mckenzie Smith, Virginia Woolf and Barbara Hepworth. This sound tour has been curated by Catherine Smith.

Free | Ticket required


Name: What You See is What You Hear
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Free Event: £0.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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