Tate Liverpool Workshop

The Harmonic Oscillator A series of events exploring the sonic landscape of the clinical environment

The Harmonic Oscillator

How might a contemporary artist explore a real life issue that we face within our healing spaces?

Working with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Clive Parkinson, Arts for Health Director from Manchester Metropolitan University, artist Vic McEwan has been working with patients, staff and families to answer this question. 

Starting with research on how noise levels in hospitals throughout the world fail to reach the World Health Organisations standards, Vic McEwan has been exploring the sonic landscape of the clinical environment.

Join Vic McEwan in Tate Exchange Liverpool each day to share his artistic outcomes and interactive installations that turn trauma into music and grief into melody. Discover more and experience a sound performance by joining Clive Parkinson and Vic McEwan for a Critical Care forum on Thursday 29 June.

This series of events is programmed in association with Tate Exchange Liverpool Associate, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

Tate Liverpool

Tate Exchange Liverpool

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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25 June – 1 July 2017