Listening to the River

Listening to the River
NR 1 hr 19 minDocumentary
The artist Cildo Meireles in search of the sound of Brazils main water basins in order to construct the sound sculpture RioOir RiverHear created from the play on words and concepts From Foz do Iguaçu to the Pororoca of Macapá from the Águas Emendadas Park to the mouth of the São Francisco river and later in a studio gathering the pieces and matching them to the cacophony of residual waters and human laughter The documentary Listening to the River reveals the artists simplicity the relation of regions inhabitants with water and it enhances our perception between sound and image