Bill Fontana: River Sounding

Bill Fontana River Sounding is edition #1 in a series of publications to accompany key works in the creative programme of Sound and Music. this volume documents the creation of a brand new public artwork by one of the world’s leading sound artists, Bill Fontana.

The installation River Sounding returns the thames to Somerset House, taking you on an acoustic journey in which the river once again flows through the great arch and into the underground lightwells surrounding the courtyard, immersing you in airborne and underwater sounds and revealing contemporary and historical connections.

This book profiles the work of internationally renowned sound sculptor Bill Fontana and offers an insight into the creation and context of this major new installation.

ISBN: 978-1-907378-02-7
56pp, 210mmx275mm

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56pp, 210mm x 275mm
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