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Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org
Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm
Free Admission

A Sound Not Meant To Be Heard

Anthony Shapland

10 February 2018 - 11 April 2018

Anthony Shapland, Bones Breaking, Digital print, 2017

A Sound Not Meant To Be Heard by Cardiff-based artist Anthony Shapland explores how we understand sound and silence, speech and communication.

This important and timely show brings together work combining film, photography, sound, objects and text, which reveals the gaps between what is seen and said and what is heard and understood.

Shapland has an ongoing fascination with the act of viewing and reviewing moving-image, and an awareness of how fiction is created through the editing of documentary footage. He has a suspicion that the world is constructed in the same way as a film set, constantly evolving and always temporary.

A Sound Not Meant To Be Heard is a direct reference to Foley sound effects in film, whereby sounds are created independently and separately from the moving image. Anthony has a recurring interest in silence and inaction and doesn’t consider them an absence but, instead, that they can be imagined as something solid.

Supported by the Arts Council of Wales