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Artist Talk with Zimoun

September 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

September 24th at 11:30am, join us for a conversation with artist Zimoun.

Internationally renowned Swiss sound-installation artist Zimoun exhibits his intricate sculpture — 280 prepared dc-motors, cotton balls, cardboard boxes 13″ x 13″ x 13 – using motion and sound as part of DATMA’s Water 2021 exhibitions. During this conversation, Zimoun will discuss his creative process and invite questions from attendees for an open and interactive discussion about his work.

This event is a virtual discussion with a live audience. Guests are invited to gather inside the Swain Studio among Zimoun’s installation (in the corner gallery on the main intersection of Union Street and Purchase Street).

DATMA and CVPA require guests to wear masks inside for the event.

About the artist:

Zimoun is best known for his architecturally-minded, site-specific, immersive works. A self-taught artist from Switzerland, he combines raw, industrial objects with mechanical principles to create hypnotic and visually complex experiences. His work reconsiders the place technology holds in daily life, referencing the chaos of the modern day, while retaining the order of minimalism.

Zimoun lives and works in Bern, Switzerland. His work has been presented internationally, most recently at the Hayward Gallery London; Museum of Contemporary Art MAC Santiago de Chile; Nam June Paik Art Museum Seoul; Art Museum Reina Sofia Madrid; and Ringling Museum of Art Florida. In addition to creating sound installation compositions, Zimoun also develops purely acoustic works and is the co-founder of the label Leerraum. Learn more at zimoun.net and @studiozimoun


September 24
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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UMass Dartmouth Star Store University Art Gallery
715 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA United States
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