In the installation, Windows of Listening, six people describe places, ambiances and sounds from archive sound recordings of indoor spaces (shopping centres, churches, newsrooms, and so on). Bit by bit, they comment on what they hear. But each description is fleeting and brief—the image is constructed and deconstructed as each account unfolds, breaks off, overlaps, is interrupted or sometimes contradicts the other. Claudette Lemay is interested in interpretation and invention, in the discrepancies between the different accounts, and in the injection of meaning inherent to any type of descriptive exercise.
Thursday, February 19 – Saturday, 28, 2015