Artists on Art: Tom Lopez

March 31, 2018 / 2:30pm

Free with Museum Admission

Artists on Art highlights the expertise of artists working right here in our region. Each month, a local artist uses their own mediums, subjects, and processes to interpret an artwork on view in MOCA's exhibitions. These talks broaden and deepen the meaning of the works on view, and also give greater insight into the related practices of artists working in Northeast Ohio.

Sound artist and composer Tom Lopez will discuss the installation of Éliane Radigue’s 1970 composition, OMNHT, which is presented in INDUCTION. Lopez is Associate Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, and is an award-winning composer and scholar of electronic music. In his experimental and traditional instrumentation, Lopez explores the architecture the relationships between sound, space, and the choreographed movement of performers. He has received numerous awards and his compositions and sound works have been featured throughout the United States. More information can be found at oberlin.edu/tom-lopez.


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Major support for INDUCTION: Tauba Auerbach and Éliane Radigue is provided by an Anonymous Donor, DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky, John P. Murphy Foundation, Michelle and Richard Jeschelnig, and Fotene Demoulas and Tom Coté. Generous support is provided by Maurice Marciano, Gina and Stuart Peterson, Joachim and Nancy Hellman Bechtle, and Allison Rubler. Additional support is provided by the Robert Blumenthal Gallery, Suzi and Andrew B. Cohen, and Linda and George Kurz. Community support provided by Courtyard Marriott, Cleveland University Circle.

All current exhibitions are funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Leadership Circle gifts from anonymous donors, Yuval Brisker, Joanne Cohen and Morris Wheeler, Margaret Cohen and Kevin Rahilly, Becky Dunn, Harriet Goldberg, Agnes Gund, Michelle and Richard Jeschelnig, Donna and Stewart Kohl, Jan Lewis, Toby Devan Lewis, and Scott Mueller.


All MOCA Cleveland exhibitions are supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the Cleveland Foundation, the George Gund Foundation, and the continuing support of the Museum’s Board of Directors, patrons, and members.