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The Whistling Orchestra of Philadelphia
One Night Event

Event Times:

Mar 16th 2019 @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Price:

Free and family friendly

Description:

At its premiere performance, The Whistling Orchestra of Philadelphia will perform a new composition written specifically for whistling by the artist Emma Smith. Commissioned by Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art, Smith's new work is inspired by music in the workplace and composed in response to local archives and shared memories of making music at work.
 
Emma Smith is a visual artist based in the UK who creates public platforms for experimentation, research and action through site-specific events and instalations. For the past few years, her work has focused particularly on voice and the extraordinary ways it connects us to one another and to place. Previous exhibitions and commissions include Tate Modern, Barbican, and Whitechapel Gallery. 

Notes:

Commissioned by Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art, The Whistling Orchestra of Philadelphia has a mission is to re-imagine the social function of art.

The Whistling Orchestra of Philadelphia is generously suported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.