The Quiet Volume

The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two  at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, audience members sit side-by-side taking cues from words both written and whispered – via an iPod and headphones – and find themselves burrowing an unlikely path through a pile of books. 

Available in English and Spanish. New York premiere supported by the British Council.  Duration: 55 minutes – 1 hour

For an audience of two; tickets can be purchased individually or in pairs
Please arrive 10 minutes before your ticketed time

Specific program locations and dates:

The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
New York University
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Apr 29 – May 5
Monday-Friday 12-8pm
Sat 10am-8pm
Sunday 1pm-8pm

Available in Spanish Apr 29 – May 2
Last program starts 7:40pm

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037-1801

Apr 30 – May 4
Monday-Friday 12-8pm
Sat 10am-8pm
Sunday 1pm-8pm

Available in Spanish May 3 – 4
Mon – Fri Last program starts 6:30pm
Sat Last program starts 4:30pm

Supported by the British Council.

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