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You Can (Sonic) Dance If You Want To

January 5th, 2016

Are you one of the many Torontonians who resolved to interact with more avant-garde art in 2016? Head to Walker Court this January 5 to 8, where you can take a spin around the dancefloor with Berlin-based artist Haegue Yang’s Sonic Dance – Twin Brother.

Covered entirely in bells, this sound sculpture is also completely mobile; and we want you to gently set the sculpture in motion by steering it — a kind of dance that causes the bells to ring.

With the assistance of AGO staff, you can join in Sonic Dance – Twin Brother on the following dates:
Tuesday, January 5: 11 am – 2 pm
Wednesday, January 6: 5 – 8 pm
Thursday, January 7: 11 am – 2 pm
Friday, January 8: 11 am – 2 pm

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About Haegue Yang
Drawing on literary sources and other research, Yang creates elegant, abstract installations that combine sensorial light, sound and scent effects with everyday materials such as venetian blinds and household appliances. Referencing the forced and voluntary movements of people across the globe, many of her works move, either by themselves or with the help of gallery visitors.

Sonic Dance – Twin Brother is part of Many things brought from one climate to another, a selection of the AGO’s acquisitions of contemporary art currently on display on Level 5.