Sound Thoughts on Art

Emily Wells and David Wojnarowicz’s "Untitled (Falling Buffalos)"

from Sound Thoughts on Art | Published 4/4/2021

Composer/producer Emily Wells sees us as the buffalo: frozen before downfall, but still alive—which is why she includes so much breath in her song. Wells, whose work deals with the climate crisis, looks to David Wojnarowicz’s AIDS activism for lessons. Find full transcripts and more information about this episode at https://www.nga.gov/music-programs/podcasts/emily-wells-david-wojnarowicz.html.

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The arts can engage all our senses, but it’s in the crossover between them that things really get interesting. When we listen to music, what do we see in our mind’s eye? When we look at a work of art, what do we hear? Sound Thoughts on Art, a new podcast from the National Gallery of Art, explores the intersection of sight and sound. Find full transcripts and more information about this series at https://www.nga.gov/music-programs/podcasts.html.