Gecko digitizes Lars Fredrikson’s sound works

The first retrospective of Lars Fredrikson is organized at the MAMAC of Nice.

Lars FredriksonLars Fredrikson is an artist born in 1926 in Stockholm and who died in 1997 in Vevouil, France.

« Painter, draftsman, sculptor and sound artist, Lars Fredrikson explores, in the 1970s, the relationship between the immaterial space of sculpture and sound. His research then approaches synaesthesia, wishing the viewer to become aware of his body. »

In 2019, the MAMAC is designing, in collaboration with the New National Museum of Monaco, the first major retrospective of Lars Fredrikson. The work of this pioneering artist, who died almost anonymously in 1997, has been enjoying a rediscovery and a re-reading in recent years. Large groups of works have recently entered the collections of the Pompidou Center, GAM Turin and other public and private international collections.

Gecko is happy to have completed the digitization of Lars Fredrikson’s sound works. A selection can now be heard at the MAMAC in Nice (France) for the first time since their creation. The digitization of mono, stereo, and quadraphonic audio creations in very high-definition (24-bit/192kHz) has shed light on the exceptional width of the sound spectrum created by his audio experiments, some of which date back nearly 50 years.

Lars Fredrikson Estate, under the direction of Gaël Fredrikson, son of the artist, presents this exhibition until March 22, 2020.

For more information (in French):

MAMAC – Journal of the exhibition (PDF)
Pompidou Center (France)