10 Jan 2014

Ant Hampton - The Quiet Volume

From the collecton New Zealand Festival

The Quiet Volume created by Ant Hampton is a form of audience-generated theatre, or autoteatro, which takes place in a working library. It explores the particular tension common to any library worldwide: the interplay of silence and intense concentration, within which an experience of reading unfolds. In this interview, Ant discusses the peculiar construct of the library, first pages of books, and our inner monologues of silent reading.

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