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Surrounded in Tears | Oswaldo Maciá

January 3, 2011

Colombian-Caribbean artist Oswaldo Maciá compiled one hundred sound clips of individual cries, from sources as varied as ethnographic and anthropological studies, to informal sound-bites from everyday life, and in collaboration with composer Michael Nyman and designer Jasper Morrison, synthesized the raw material of crying into a beautiful, heart breaking sound installation, in which the personal experience of weeping becomes universal. 

Oswaldo Maciá | Surrounded in Tears, Sound Installation | 2004 – 2009 | Composer Michael Nyman, Designer Jasper Morrison | London, U.K

 

Please click on the following audio link to listen to Surrounded in Tears:

Oswaldo Maciá’s Surrounded in Tears

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