Richie Hawtin: Facing The Leviathan Of Anish Kapoor

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Leviathan at Monumenta 2011 Photograph by Didier Plowy

Anish Kapoor has invited Richie Hawtin to perform in front of his sculpture Leviathan in the nave of the Grand Palais, Paris, as part of Monumenta 2011. The connection between the two artists began when Hawtin felt a sonic emptiness after placing his head inside Kapoor's sculptures: "Suddenly I was able to walk around a physical version of what I wanted to do musically," says Hawtin. That encounter culminated in his 1998 Plastikman album Consumed.

In Facing The Leviathan Hawtin aims to work directly with the specific acoustic properties of Kapoor's work. For information on how to apply for an invitation click here. Paris Grand Palais, 21 June, 8pm, free.

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