Drawing inspiration from a range of communication methods from the telegram to musical telegraphy, artist Emma Smith proposes new ways in which neighbours and strangers might communicate.
Join the artist, invited speakers and musicians in a series of workshops:
- Saturday 28 January: Signals and Codes explores a historic and contemporary methods of telegraphy
- Wednesday 1 February: Gesture and Sound investigates the relationship between movement, sound and meaning through performance and discussion
- Thursday 9 February: In Messages in Music explore hidden messages in music and learn how to create musical cryptograms
- Sunday 5 March: Hidden Messages and Ciphers is a day long research lab developing new coding systems
This event is programmed by Art on the Underground, a Tate Exchange Associate.
About Art on the Underground
Art on the Underground is a pioneer in commissioning contemporary artworks that enrich the journeys of millions on the Tube every day.
Communications Department forms part of Emma Smith’s new project Televox, commissioned by Art on the Underground. Televox is the first commission in Art on the Underground’s programme which engages communities working and living along the Northern Line Extension (Kennington, Nine Elms, Battersea Power Station).
Emma Smith’s practice incorporates live art, performance and installations, and explores the nature of human relationship and communication through research, collaboration and experimentation.