Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

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Belfry Exhibition: Mundane Mantra, 1-9 March 2018

An interactive installation holding the mundane to reverence through faith-related sound.

Opening Event: Thursday 1 March, 6 – 9pm

Continuing on 2, 8, 9 March 6 – 8pm

Artists: Ellen Davies, Thibaut Evrard, Eunmi Kim, Annabelle Randel, Olivia Sullivan, Hua Zhang

Curated by Ronnie Deelen

The ringing room becomes an interactive installation, providing the unique opportunity for its visitors to generate personal mantras to the everyday. It offers a space to stand still and reframe banal, worldly themes as celestial and of greater importance.

Using the repetitive nature of the mantra to amplify meaning, visitors can collaboratively and multi-sensually layer these themes, constructing new significance to the point of nonsense, with everything becoming devotional.

Bearing reference to faith-related sound making as a practice, method of structuring routine and thought, and the historic role it has played in prompting prayer, the installation encompasses sonic, visual and tactile elements.