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Zac Gvi — John Cage, Lecture On Nothing, 1961
 
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Lecture on Nothing was a piece made by John Cage in 1961. Carefully syncopated and structured like a score of music, the words are timed into a rhythmical talk about the subject of nothing. The piece was performed by musician Zac Gvi.

As part of a series of events at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, ‘Symposium’ brought together work by artists Dave Charlesworth, Jack Brindley & Tim Dixon, Jack Strange, Luke McCreadie and Tristam Vivian Adams. This audio can be considered in relation to the following: documentation, lecture / talk, modernism, music, noise, nothing, repetition and sound.