July 19, 2023
The room is open at Lisson Gallery from July 12 to August 26.
Devon Turnbull’s HiFi Listening Room Dream No. 1 is in London for the first time.
The free, drop-in listening experience is designed for “surrendering to the act of listening”. With a high-performance, handmade soundsystem featuring a wall of brutalist speakers, a turntable, a series of amplifiers and seats intended for meditation, the room is cater-built for absorptive, reflective listening.
HiFi Listening Room Dream No.1 first launched at Lisson’s New York space last summer as part of the group exhibition, The odds are good, the goods are odd.
Turnbull, a Brooklyn-based speaker sculptor and sound expert also known as OJAS, describes the space as a “shrine to music”. See the room, open at Lisson Gallery from July 12 to August 26, below.
Each week a curated programme of recorded tracks will be presented in the room, from unreleased music to classics across a series of mediums including vinyl, analogue tape and more. Record labels and artists such as jazz powerhouses Blue Note and Spiritmuse, and duo Domi & JD Beck will appear throughout the programme. A series of live events will also take place.
Find out more about the exhibition here.