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Eye For Sound Presents: Disarming Time Musical Paintings by Serj Tankian

WHAT: PROJECT Gallery welcomes multifaceted musician, artist, poet and activist Serj Tankian in the premiere of his debut interactive art exhibit, DISARMING TIME. A uniquely audible and visual experience, DISARMING TIME features a collection of Tankian’s 22 original art pieces: paintings, mixed media and sculptural works paired with a track of music composed specifically for each visual work. Via a set of headphones accompanied by his newly created IOS/Android application ‘Eye for Sound’ (powered by VStory), smartphones are able to scan and recognize art and immediately cue the associated audio track and other content. Guests will embark on a multimedia journey that will allow them to see the music and hear the art. Tankian has scheduled two gallery appearances to...

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Serj Tankian Brings Music + Art Together for Disarming Time Paintings

From Loudwire System of a Down vocalist and solo musician Serj Tankian is proving to be a true artist in every sense of the word, consistently looking for new ways in which he can express his music, and he’s found something truly unique in a new project he’s calling disarming time musical paintings. In the video above, Tankian describes the process in which he creates pieces of artwork based around his music and goes so far as to embed speakers and MP3 players within the artwork itself. “This is really exciting for me cause I never painted in my life before,” says Tankian. “The urge came to me in the discovery that music has become so temporal and devalued in the world today,...

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SERJ TANKIAN Launches 'Really Exciting' New Project: 'Disarming Time Musical Paintings'

From Blabbermouth Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian has uploaded a new three-and-a-half-minute video clip called "Disarming Time Paintings." Check it out below. Describing the project, Serj stated: "I have just embarked on a something really exciting and new called 'Disarming Time Musical Paintings.' What that is is I'm writing a piece of music first, as I usually do, and then I am making a painting from it and embedding the music — with speakers and MP3 players — within the actual frame of the painting. So this is really exciting for me, 'cause I've never painted in my life before." He added: "The urge came to my in the discovery that music has become so temporal and devalued in the...

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