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Hugh Livingston

Passing Days

The canonical beauty of a sunset inspires the exploration of the passage of time in Hugh Livingston’s multi-channel video, Passing Days.

Hugh Livingston. Passing Days, 2016. Video still.
  • Screening Launch: Thursday, March 2, 6:00 — 8:00 pm

Sunset experiences have deep cultural significance, so why not enjoy many, as often as possible, in a contrapuntal, almost musical, format?


About the Artist

Hugh Livingston creates multimedia installations related to natural and built spaces and performs exploratory cello music. Hugh graduated cum laude in music from Yale, a recipient of the Bach Society Prize for excellence in musicianship. He has a MFA in contemporary music from the California Institute of the Arts and a doctorate from UC San Diego. Hugh composes situational music: responses to spaces, landscapes, history and people. His most recent book contribution is on contemporary sound garden design, forthcoming from Harvard University Press. In 2016-17, he is a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow and Artist in Residence at Fort Mason, San Francisco.