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Sound installation

Saint-Joseph's Church
From June 29 to September 22

Scottish sculptor Susan Philipsz is also a renowned sound installation artist. Her works usually consist of installing several speakers in public spaces or exhibition halls to broadcast soundtracks she composed and recorded herself. Her creations are influenced by the places in which they are installed, as well as their history. In Le Havre, she has settled in the iconic Saint Joseph's Church – one of Auguste Perret's masterpieces – to broadcast a unique marine atmospheric soundtrack. Inspired by the specific structure of the church – with its tall lantern tower – Susan Philipsz will restore the link with the sea using architectural elements. She recorded her own breath to get the organ of the church to sound like fog horns...

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Sound installation

Oceangate

A sound installation in which the artist restores the link between the sea and this 107-metre high rough concrete lantern tower

Saint-Joseph's Church
From June 29 to September 22
Venue

Saint-Joseph's Church
Boulevard François 1er

ACCESSIBILITY

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OPENING HOURS

Tous les jours de 10 h à 18 h (sauf cérémonies)

PRICE

Accès libre

Discovery tour

Étape 13 du Along the stream

CULTURAL MEDIATION

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How to get here
Tram A et B (station Saint-Roch)
Bus 1 (Station Saint-Joseph)
ON SITE

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