ArtBabble: Bill Fontana en Site and Sound -- February 2009 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-series"> <div class="field-label">Series:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/series/kqed-gallery-crawl">KQED: Gallery Crawl</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/kqed">KQED</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In February 2009, GALLERY CRAWL visits with Bill Fontana as he puts the finishing touches on his sound installation SPIRALING ECHOES, which essentially uses San Francisco City Hall as a musical instrument, shooting ultrasonic beams of bird, underwater and city street sounds off the walls of the building's rotunda. A few blocks away, New Langton Arts, a gallery known for its cultivation of innovative contemporary art, most particularly performance and time-based media, launches EVERY SOUND YOU CAN IMAGINE, an exhibition of musical scores.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Fontana Fred Frith Gallery Crawl John Cage Karlheinz Stockhausen KQED Musical Notation New Langton Arts Philip Glass Robert Shimshak San Francisco Sound Sculpture Steve Reich Terry Riley Contemporary Art Materials and Process Perception Place KQED c3f4f89e604ca0aa Tue, 28 Jul 2009 05:09:06 +0000 mtaylor 3852 at