"Someone Else" by John Wynne and Tim Wainwright
May 14 - 25, 2008 opening May 15th 7-9pm (FREE)
Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen Street West, open Sunday - Wednesday, 1-6pm
Photographer Tim Wainwright and sound artist John Wynne were artists-in-residence for more than a year at Harefield Hospital in the UK, one of the world’s leading centres for heart and lung transplants. They worked closely together, photographing and recording patients, the devices attached to or implanted in them, and the hospital environment itself. The project was funded by Arts Council England and supported by Royal Brompton and Harefield Arts.
Someone Else - All of the people featured in this installation have had a heart and/or lung transplant or were waiting for one when the artists met them. Some have died since, most are doing well. Every sound you hear was recorded within the transplant centre, though some have been twisted and shaped afterwards, often in response to what was said by the patients.
Official Website: http://www.naisa.ca/deepwireless/Installations.html#someone
Added by NAISA on May 1, 2008