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Rubin Museum of Art
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When Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, he unknowingly sparked a new field of recorded sound. rma.cm/25i

Today, musicians and sound artists continue to be fascinated with recorded sensory landscapes, in particular the dense and unchanging effects of electronic drones. In an article from Spiral magazine, critic, theorist, and sonic art curator Christoph Cox maps out the timeline... View more »
When Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877 he unknowingly sparked a

The Cosmic Drone | Spiral Magazine

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
yesterday at 16:15. Facebook
Join Tuvan shamanic healer ChokBar as she leads a workshop on sound as healing and spirit. Participants will use sound and movement to facilitate a healing trance state of consciousness. Be sure to bring rattles and/or bells, a yoga mat, and an offering such as flowers, milk, or white rice. rma.cm/251
Join Tuvan shamanic healer ChokBar as she leads a workshop on sound

Shamanic Sound Healing Workshop-with ChokBar | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
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Join Sara Auster and Susanna Harwood Rubin on 8/9 for a meditation experience that explores the vibratory power of sound—the internal sounds we create through our breath and voice joined with the external sounds produced by using tools and instruments. By combining sound with hand gestures known as mudras, we amplify the auditory vibration, leading us into deep meditative states. rma.cm/224
Join Sara Auster and Susanna Harwood Rubin on 8/9 for a meditation

Sound Meditation, Mantra and Mudra with Sara Auster & Susanna Harwood Rubin

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
yesterday at 14:15. Facebook
What are the aesthetics of a voice? On 8/7, find out with Samita Sinha. The composer invites artists of all disciplines and levels to explore the sonic elements of vocal expression, including time, space, composition, texture, timbre, and pitch, and to use their voices as instruments of mark-making. rma.cm/252

Join Sinha and engage these elements to discover different ways of creating a line... View more »
What are the aesthetics of a voice On 8/7 find out with

A Line of Thought-Vocal Workshop with Samita Sinha | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/21/2017 at 18:35. Facebook
“If you want to be inspired and create, you need to empty yourself out and accept and let desire go. Too much ego and you cannot accept new things.” — Jeong Kwan

This might seem like unconventional advice to apply while cooking dinner, but Jeong Kwan of “Chef’s Table” fame is a Zen Buddhist nun, whose practice has helped her spontaneously create vegan meals that have captivated the elite food... View more »
“If you want to be inspired and create you need to empty

The Most Popular Buddhist Nun Cook — in Manhattan

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Hana Mokonuma
Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/21/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
“As someone who also practices sound-vibration meditation, I can't think of a filmmaker who better understands the power of sound than David Lynch.” —Natalia Leite

On 8/4, writer and director Natalia Leite introduces Blue Velvet as a part of our Cabaret Cinema Soundtrack Series. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Jeffrey Beaumont, who discovers a severed ear in an abandoned field and teams up... View more »
“As someone who also practices sound vibration meditation I can't think of

Blue Velvet-Cabaret Cinema - Soundtrack | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/21/2017 at 16:34. Facebook
1979, Andrei Tarkovsky, Russia, 161 min., Russian with English subtitles

Selected and introduced by arts reporter, critic, playwright and librettist David Cote.

Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature is a metaphys­ical journey through an enigmatic postapocalyptic landscape and a rarefied cinematic experience like no other. A hired guide—the Stalker—leads a writer and a professor into the... View more »
1979 Andrei Tarkovsky Russia 161 min Russian with English subtitles

Stalker

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/21/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
In the 1950s, John Cage composed a series of works inspired by the Buddhist concept of the Ten Thousand Things, a metaphor for the Buddha’s “everywhere-ness” nature. This seldom performed work will be played by Pianist Adam Tendler, who returns to the Rubin Museum five years after his sold-out performance of Cage's Sonatas and Interludes. rma.cm/24d

The concert will be followed by a Q&A with... View more »
In the 1950s John Cage composed a series of works inspired by

A Tribute to John Cage | Adam Tendler Concert

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/20/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
“Sound is the side door directly into a character's mind, and in Barton Fink the soundscape roots us firmly in the mind of our anguished and neurotic protagonist.”

Brooklyn-based director Pamela Romanowsky says the Coen brothers inspired her to tune in to the power of sound design in filmmaking. On 8/11, she introduces their film Barton Fink and explains why it’s worth seeing and hearing.... View more »
“Sound is the side door directly into a character's mind and in

Barton Fink-Cabaret Cinema - Soundtrack | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/20/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
Break open The Tibetan Book of the Dead with Buddhist scholar Dr. Ramon Prats and draw comparisons between the ancient text and modern-day perspectives on mortality. rma.cm/240

On 7/26, Prats is joined by Karen Waconda, founder of the Center for Native American Integrative Healing, to discuss Native American traditions of dying, which differ from tribe to tribe. Finding common ground between... View more »
Break open The Tibetan Book of the Dead with Buddhist scholar Dr

The Last Thing You Hear | Karen Waconda-Lewis + Ramon N. Prats

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Experience the vibratory power of sound! As part of The World is Sound exhibition, attend a workshop on modern and ancient healing approaches with Lavender Suarez Sound & Energy Therapy, experience the transformational power of a Chod ceremony, and combine meditation with mantras and ritual gestures. >> rma.cm/23-
Experience the vibratory power of sound As part of The World is

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Sherry Bratter
Valaria Neary
Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
The deep listening methods of the late Pauline Oliveros have influenced artists across mediums for decades. Come together with musicians Iva Bittová (voice and violin) , Timothy Hill (overtone singing and guitar), and David Rothenberg (clarinets and creatures) for a performance dedicated to Oliveros that explores the edges of ecstatic improvisation, meditative singing, and the cycling of... View more »
The deep listening methods of the late Pauline Oliveros have influenced artists

New Cicada Trio

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
Naked Soul invites singer/songwriters to perform without amplifiers or microphones, creating an intimate setting for music inspired by universal themes inherent in Himalayan art.

On 8/25, Martha Wainwright, the daughter of folk legend parents Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, lets you in on her life, with an undeniable voice and an arsenal of powerful songs. rma.cm/25s
Naked Soul invites singer/songwriters to perform without amplifiers or microphon

Martha Wainwright Unplugged | Naked Soul

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 16:19. Facebook
Nod your head, and stomp your feet: “Hoodalachia country mama” Martha Redbone is bringing her soulful tunes to the Naked Soul stage this Friday. Find out why she says the Rubin is the “perfect fit” for her music: rma.cm/263
Nod your head and stomp your feet: “Hoodalachia country mama” Martha Redbone

Joyful Noise: Martha Redbone’s Music Celebrates Native Roots | Naked Soul Concert 7/21

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 14:34. Facebook
On 7/28, grab a martini and a seat at Cabaret Cinema for the screening of Andrei Tarkovsky’s final Soviet feature, Stalker. Playwright and librettist David Cole introduces the film, and explains how journey of three men in the mind-bending "Zone" transcends science fiction to achieve an intensely mystical state of ecstatic entropy. rma.cm/23z

The story takes place in an enigmatic... View more »
On 7/28 grab a martini and a seat at Cabaret Cinema for

Stalker-Cabaret Cinema: Soundtrack | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/19/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
On 7/16, around 5,000 New Yorkers and visitors celebrated the spirit of community at our annual Block Party. Sounds of the Street featured art-making, live performances, and more—all inspired by the newest exhibition, The World Is Sound. Spot anyone you know? Tag and share this album with friends.

Visit the Rubin's galleries this summer and consider this challenge: Listen with your whole... View more »
On 7/16 around 5 000 New Yorkers and visitors celebrated the spirit

Block Party 2017: Sounds of the Street

Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/18/2017 at 18:35. Facebook
Today for World Listening Day we honor the composer and musician Pauline Oliveros. She used the ancient symbol of a circle and dot shown here to express the philosophy and school she pioneered known as Deep Listening. The dot in the center represents focal attention while the circle represents global attention.

Oliveros believed that by practicing Deep Listening, people could increase their... View more »
Today for World Listening Day we honor the composer and musician Pauline

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/18/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
It’s World Listening Day – but are you really tuning in? In The World Is Sound, the works of more than 20 artists challenge how we listen and interpret the sounds of the world. In these online interviews, you can learn more about their artistic process and how to explore the limits of your senses. rma.cm/25f
It’s World Listening Day – but are you really tuning in In

The World Is Sound Audio Extras Interview Excerpts | Rubin Museum of Art

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/18/2017 at 14:35. Facebook
Happy World Listening Day! This year the holiday honors Pauline Oliveros, a groundbreaking composer and the founder of the Deep Listening, whose work is featured in the Rubin’s immersive exhibition The World Is Sound. Curator Risha Lee joins a discussion of her work as part of the event Listening to the Ground at Issue Project Room on 7/18. rma.cm/25e

The event will also feature performances... View more »
Happy World Listening Day This year the holiday honors Pauline Oliveros a

Listening To The Ground with Stephan Moore, Scott Smallwood & Suzanne Thorpe | ISSUE Project Room

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Rubin Museum of Art
Rubin Museum of Art
07/17/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
This summer, listen with your whole body. The World Is Sound exhibition delves into how our sense of hearing shapes our existence.

But don’t stop there: Experience sound in interactive programs, such as healing sound workshops, Spiral Music soundbaths and a concert featuring meditative singing and ecstatic improvisation from New Cicada Trio (Iva Bittová, Timothy Hill, and David Rothenberg). ... View more »
This summer listen with your whole body The World Is Sound exhibition

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