Dear Shaded Viewers,
Thank you for the Music is an interface between visual arts and music curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen 24/11/05 – 11/02/06 opening 24/11/05 7-9 pm . The exhibition "Thank You For The Music" is a direct reference to a film with the same title of the Finnish artist and filmmaker Mika Taanila, whose work is included in the exhibition and establishes a conceptual springboard: his narrative-fictional documentary about the Muzak Corporation deals with the origin of the psychoacoustic phenomenon known as "Muzak." Muzak is based on a mid frequency spectrum that presents an ideological control using involuntary perceived manipulation by providing a source of comfort at work environments. You know, elevator music…
Stage Invasion by Hedi Slimane who will be in Munich for the opening.
"Thank You For The Music" poses the questions about interdisciplinary similarities and mutual influence, presenting a fairly open concept of music and its relationship to developments in contemporary visual art. It is an experiment in progress that exposes shifting, co-existing boundaries and reciprocal interactions.