The Hum

BROWN, Chloe (2010). The Hum. [Artefact]

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The Hum was developed as a collaboration between Chloë Brown and Berlin-based artist Ines Lechleitner during a residency at LoBe Project Space in Berlin in July 2010. The Zoologische Garten Berlin became their common ground of exchange, the culturally charged site of one the worlds’ first zoos becoming central to the resulting work. For the residency the artists developed a dialogue, which led to a body of work that acts as a visual and sonic conversation, collectively entitled The Hum: • 'The Hum': a film by Brown and Lechleitner based on the encounter with a young woman in the Predator House, focusing on her relationship with one of the tigers and her longing to touch the creature. (Duration: 3:30) • 'Gorilla Gorilla': a film by Brown of an aging female gorilla and her refusal to return the gaze of the onlookers. (Duration: 3:04) • 'Dialogue-Panthera Leo': a film by Brown, which captures and extends the moment when two lions roar. (Duration: 3:09) • 'Dialogue-Francolinus Francolinus' , 'Urban Birds' and 'Three Kookaburras, a donkey and a Lion': three sound pieces by Lechleitner 'The Hum' was originally shown at LoBe Gallery in Berlin (2010) .

Item Type: Artefact
Uncontrolled Keywords: art, animal human studies, zoo, Berlin
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Chloe Brown
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2012 09:37
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2012 09:37

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