Assembling Sounds for Sounds Assembling

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bertram brooker sounds assembling 1928Does this artwork  remind you of a kitchen blender or a slot machine hitting the jackpot? I’m a tour guide at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and I’m taking an online course from the Museum of Modern Art in New York called Art and Activity.  art instructor momaIt introduces guides to activities they can do with children related to works of art. One of our assignments this week was to pretend we were disc jockeys. We had to come up with a collection of sounds to describe an art work and choose a soundtrack for it.  I used a piece from the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s collection called Sounds Assembling for my assignment.

bertram brooker sounds assembling 1928

It was created by Bertram Brooker. He moved to Portage la Prairie Manitoba in 1905 from England. He went on to manage a movie theatre in Neepawa, Manitoba. Later he became a prize-winning fiction writer, a journalist and the…

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