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 Artists : Shu Lea Cheang
               + Matthew Fuller
   Event : Performance


Sanatorium for Information Shock-Workers Second Set

Artists: Sheryl Cheung, SHENG, Hsu Yen-Ting, Hsieh Feng-Chen, Olifa Hsieh
Brainwave coding for sound performances: Wang Lien-Cheng

(In this set of performances, sound artists will use the data generated from electroencephalograms which capture the brain waves of sleeping audiences.)

Date: 12th to 13th January 2019, 17:23 to 06:41 (From sunset to sunrise, overnight event)
Venue: Art Space II, 1F
Admission to all events are free of charge. Prior registrations are suggeste and are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. If applications are oversubscribed before the deadline, we will stop accepting applications without further notice. Please visit for full details.

*The organizer reserves the right to modify or cancel the event.

sleeper at sleep48, photo by Shu Lea Cheang

These events seek to reinterpret Konstantin Melnikov’s plan for the building Sonata of Sleep. Melnikov, an architect during the Soviet era and after, believed sleep was the foundation of health and proposed to build a multi-sensory dormitory that used relaxing and soothing sounds to improve the quality of sleep for the shock-workers of the first five year plan. The architectural scheme was never realized in Melnikov’s lifetime. Now, Taiwan-based sound artists participating in this project will reconstruct Melnikov’s concept and build a sound sanatorium for workers who are exhausted by the constant bombardment of information in this post-industrial era.

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